Tokyo Maker Faire 2013: 3D printers

3D printers have come to dominate Maker Faires around the world, but Tokyo has some unique and creative designs we’ve not seen anywhere else. Rostock mini is a solder paste “printer” with pick and place functions. It applies solder paste to circuit boards instead of printing with melted plastic, and also places electronic components on […]

WORKSHOP VIDEO: Beers in Akiba’s Workshop

Akiba at FreakLabs brings wireless tech to the open hardware community. Recent geek credits include the Safecast radiation measurement project, and designing wireless EL wire controllers for  Wrecking Crew Orchestra. You also saw him in our tour of Akihabara parts market last year. Recently he welcomed us into his Tokyo workshop for a tour and […]