In this video from the 2013 Maker Faire New York, Don Coleman takes the stage in New York to discuss Near Field Communication (NFC) using the Adafruit and Seeed Studio NFC shields on an Arduino. Coleman is a software developer … Read more
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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 … Read more
Jared Boone displayed this project at the recent Maker Faire. This project is built around the HackRF, a software-defined radio transceiver. I programmed it to sample 20MHz of radio spectrum from an antenna, do a frequency analysis on the data, … Read more
Ryan Edwards met up with the DP crew at Maker Faire and he sends in this post on his experiments with open source water quality sensors. For the last few years I have been creating open source water quality sensors. … Read more
Drew’s inside and outside name badge for Maker Faire and spectrum analyzer at Maker Faire after party. More pictures below.
Great turnout for the Get Your Stuff Made presentation! Ian talked about the ways open source is currently manufactured, and outlined the package we send to Seeed Studio to start a new project. Power Point Open Office PDF Thanks to … Read more
There were lots of awesome projects at Maker Faire. Yoshi from Switch Science gave us a new JTAG debugger. Can’t wait to play! More photos below the fold.
Getting feedback on the new component kits at the DP booth. So excited to get these out!
Here are some pics of the activities from around Bay Area Maker Faire. Some amazing new fire sculptures this year. More photos below the fold.
For live updates from the Maker Faire check out our twitter feed, or wait for them to pop up on the blog.
Here is a short preview of some booths and exhibits we visited at the Bay Area Maker Faire. New part kits ready to show at Maker Faire tomorrow. Follow the pics live with our twitter feed. More photos below the fold.
Here are some pics we took while setting up at the Bay Area Maker Faire. If you are visiting, be sure to say hi at our booth. For live updates from the Maker Faire check out our twitter feed, or … Read more
Thursday before Maker Faire is the Dangerous Taco Crawl through the Mission District, starting at the Noisebridge hackerspace. Follow the pics live with our twitter feed. More photos below the fold.
This week we are visiting the Bay Area Maker Faire, so here is a video to explain how we prepare for Maker Faires. You can also check out our Maker Faire tips post, or the wiki version. We’ll have regular … Read more
We are off to the Bay Area Maker Faire, and we’d like to share some of the tips we picked up on our previous visit there. Below are our tips for both visitors, and participants. If you are in the … Read more
For the last few Maker Faire’s we’ve invited hackers and makers without a table to display with us. If you have a cool project you’d like to show off with us at Maker Faire this weekend, please hit us up … Read more
We’ll be at the Bay Area Maker Faire on the 18th, and 19th of May this year. This is the big one and it’s a ton of fun. If you’re there please drop by and say hi. On the blog … Read more
Maker Faire is a hands-on experience, and there’s something for all ages. Here’s a few kid friendly projects we spotted.
Robots and automation are always favorite projects. We found cell phone controlled robots, cnc milling machines, 3D printers galore, and much more. Check out a few projects below the fold.
Once again Seeed Studio sponsored the Shenzhen Mini Maker Faire. A bunch of open source hardware is on display and available for purchase. Here’s a bunch of kits based on the Arduino.