Maker culture

Make: Announces Virtually Maker Faire is Here

Saturday, May 23, 2020 - 2:01am

At the first Virtually MakerFaireon May 23, makers representing 25 countries will share over 350 presentations, demonstrations, andonlineproject exhibits.

Key Points: 
  • At the first Virtually MakerFaireon May 23, makers representing 25 countries will share over 350 presentations, demonstrations, andonlineproject exhibits.
  • Colorado's Maker Response team will share how to set up a distributed network in your community.
  • Make: Community , producer ofMake:magazine and MakerFaire, has been a catalyst for the global maker movement that is transforming the ways we learn, earn, and live in the 21st century.
  • Improving collaboration on projects will expand the capabilities of what people can produce and what problems they can solve.

Digi-Key Electronics To Demo Latest Products at Maker Faire Rome

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 7:00pm

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn., Oct. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Digi-Key Electronics , the leading global electronic components distributor, will demo the latest products in the maker and education spaces at Maker Faire Rome, October 18-20 at the Fiera di Roma.

Key Points: 
  • THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn., Oct. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Digi-Key Electronics , the leading global electronic components distributor, will demo the latest products in the maker and education spaces at Maker Faire Rome, October 18-20 at the Fiera di Roma.
  • The three-day event bills itself as the "Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth" a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker Movement.
  • Maker Faire Rome is the European edition of Maker Faire, which combines science, science fiction, technology, entertainment and business to create something totally new.
  • "Digi-Key loves to be a part of Maker Faires for so many reasons," says David Sandys, director, business ecosystem development for Digi-Key.

DFRobot drives innovation with launch of HuskyLens

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 1:00pm

HuskyLens is driven by the power of image processing algorithms and is constantly learning new objects, faces, and colours at the click of a button.

Key Points: 
  • HuskyLens is driven by the power of image processing algorithms and is constantly learning new objects, faces, and colours at the click of a button.
  • HuskyLens is compatible with a range of microcontrollersincluding Arduino, Raspberry Pi, LattePanda, and micro:bit.
  • "HuskyLens has been developed using the latest AI technology, exceptionally fast processors, and the most user-friendly experience,with the intention of unlocking creative potential and we're excited to witness the innovation this drives."
  • DFRobot is one of the early evangelists of the Maker Movement and strongly supports greater access to the maker culture.

DFRobot drives innovation with launch of HuskyLens

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 1:00pm

HuskyLens is driven by the power of image processing algorithms and is constantly learning new objects, faces, and colours at the click of a button.

Key Points: 
  • HuskyLens is driven by the power of image processing algorithms and is constantly learning new objects, faces, and colours at the click of a button.
  • HuskyLens is compatible with a range of microcontrollersincluding Arduino, Raspberry Pi, LattePanda, and micro:bit.
  • "HuskyLens has been developed using the latest AI technology, exceptionally fast processors, and the most user-friendly experience,with the intention of unlocking creative potential and we're excited to witness the innovation this drives."
  • DFRobot is one of the early evangelists of the Maker Movement and strongly supports greater access to the maker culture.

Mediaplanet Teams Up With Leading Makers to Speak Up About the Maker Movement

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 6:05pm

NEW YORK, March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Today, Mediaplanet announces the launch of the first edition of the "Empowering Our Makers" campaign.

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  • NEW YORK, March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Today, Mediaplanet announces the launch of the first edition of the "Empowering Our Makers" campaign.
  • This campaign will advocate for awareness of the "maker movement" and will highlight those organizations and thought leaders that are facilitating access to creative and innovative thinking.
  • The publication will also see distribution through various industry events in 2019, including the World Maker Faire in New York City this September.
  • Our unique ability to pair the right leaders with the right readers, through the right platforms, has made Mediaplanet a global content marketing powerhouse.

Calling All Makers, Universities, Artists for Maker Faire San Diego 2018 - Call for Entries Open Through September 7, 2018

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 11:00am

To participate in Maker Faire San Diego, an entry form must be completed at https://sandiego.makerfaire.com/makers/ .

Key Points: 
  • To participate in Maker Faire San Diego, an entry form must be completed at https://sandiego.makerfaire.com/makers/ .
  • Maker Faire San Diego is produced by The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership.
  • ABOUT MAKER FAIRE: Maker Faire is an award winning, family friendly event celebrating technology, education, science, arts, crafts, engineering, food, sustainability, and more.
  • Technology has lowered the barriers to entry to becoming a Maker and this launched the Maker Movement which fuels Maker Faire.

World Maker Faire New York Returns September 22 & 23, 2018 for the 9th Annual Celebration of Invention, Hands-On Making, Learning and Creativity

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 2:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO, June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --World Maker Faire New York returns for its 9th year to the New York Hall of Science in Queens, on Saturday & Sunday, September 22 & 23, 2018.

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --World Maker Faire New York returns for its 9th year to the New York Hall of Science in Queens, on Saturday & Sunday, September 22 & 23, 2018.
  • The inspirational World Maker Faire is the East Coast's largest celebration of invention, creativity and hands-on learning showcasing the very best of the global Maker Movement.
  • Attendees are encouraged to buy their tickets early to take advantage of the lowest pricing and include the Faire in their September plans.
  • Anyone who identifies as a maker is encouraged to apply to share their projects at World Maker Faire New York 2018.

Make: and Hacedores Launch Spanish-Language 'How to Use a Breadboard Kit' in United States and Mexico

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 1:00pm

"We reached out to Make: as we felt their skill-building kits would fill an educational need and have a tremendous impact in Mexico," says Antonio Quirarte, CEO of Hacedores.

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  • "We reached out to Make: as we felt their skill-building kits would fill an educational need and have a tremendous impact in Mexico," says Antonio Quirarte, CEO of Hacedores.
  • The kit will be launched in the United States at the upcoming Maker Faire Bay Area, May 18-20, at the San Mateo Convention Center.
  • Leading the maker movement in Mexico, Hacedores is dedicated to serving the Spanish-speaking maker community.
  • About the How to Use a Breadboard Kit:
    Both English and Spanish versions of How to Use a Breadboard Kit are available in the U.S. at MakerShed.com.