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2014-09-18 23:01:56

3D printer manufacturer Solidoodle to showcase new Solidoodle Press and Solidoodle Workbench models at World Maker Faire in New York. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Solidoodle, a leader in consumer 3D printing, is excited to showcase its new consumer desktop 3D printers at World Maker Faire September 20th and 21st at the New York Hall of Science in New York City. The Brooklyn-based manufacturer will debut its Solidoodle Press and Solidoodle Workbench printers for the first time...

2014-09-17 12:20:57

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will announce a new challenge to engage the public in the agency's journey to Mars Saturday, Sept. 20, at the World Maker Faire in New York City. NASA Chief Technologist David Miller will announce the details of the new challenge during a talk in the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) Auditorium at 1:30 p.m. EDT. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO NASA also is rolling out a new website for all agency...

2014-09-16 12:36:18

LG to Share Commitment to Open Innovation and Sustainability with Makers NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Encouraging U.S. consumers to "Rethink Everything," global innovator LG Electronics will tap into the passion and enthusiasm of the maker movement this weekend at World Maker Faire New York 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110203/CG42292LOGO-d As a top-level sponsor of the family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourceful-ness, Sept. 20-21 at the New...

2014-09-10 08:20:45

Toyota's North American Design Studio Draws Inspiration from Maker Faire, Urban Lifestyle Trends SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The do-it-yourself movement is transforming cities with invention-focused Maker Faire events, growing entrepreneurship, and a new Toyota concept to fit these trends. Inspired by a growing innovative spirit in urban areas, Toyota revealed today the Urban Utility concept vehicle - or U(2) - at a private panel discussion hosted by Make: magazine in San...

2014-09-09 16:29:08

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 85,000 faire-goers are expected to pack the New York Hall of Science in Queens, New York on Sept. 20-21, as we debut the first ever Micro 3D printers at the 2014 World Maker Faire. Everyone's invited to meet the creators and team behind the M3D operation, and watch as the first truly affordable 3D printer ($349) churns creations out of thin air. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140909/144644 To top it off, this is Kickstarter's first official...

2014-07-16 23:08:23

More than 100 new makers to take over Henry Ford Museum for two days of unbridled creativity and fun. Dearborn, Mich. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 The Henry Ford will celebrate its fifth year of hosting Maker Faire Detroit by showcasing more than 100 new tinkerers, hackers and inventors on July 26-27. New this year guests can expect to take part in the Official Nerdy Derby, see live demonstrations from Pewabic Pottery’s Education Studio, hear live performances by Detroit’s Dear Darkness and...

2014-06-19 08:31:38

Championing the need for hands-on skills education in America RIVERSIDE, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, President Obama is hosting the first-ever White House Maker Faire. He is meeting with students, entrepreneurs, and everyday citizens who are using new tools and techniques to launch new businesses, learn vital skills in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), and fuel a Renaissance in American manufacturing. The President will also announce new steps the...

2014-06-18 20:22:52

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) is proud to be a participant in the first-ever White House Maker Faire, held today to showcase the Maker Movement -- tinkerers, inventors, and entrepreneurs who promote entrepreneurship and innovation -- and the tools and technologies they rely on to do so. Through SketchUp, the "3D for everyone" design tool used by 30 million designers, builders and makers of things every year, Trimble has become closely involved...

2014-05-14 20:26:17

Altera Cyclone FPGAs Featured in DrawBots, Light Speed Calculators, and Augmented Reality "castAR" Glasses SAN JOSE, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altera Corporation, a world-leading semiconductor company headquartered in San Jose, is displaying its programmable logic solutions at the 9(th) annual Maker Faire Bay Area being held at the San Mateo Event Center on May 17-18. In a series of forward-thinking demonstrations, Altera engineers will be on hand in the Expo Hall (in booth #305)...

2014-05-12 08:35:21

Founders to speak at Bay Area Maker Faire on toys' role in turning girls into makers SAN FRANCISCO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Roominate, a leading creator of building toys for girls, announced the launch of a month-long contest on Instructables.com that aims to encourage families to bond through designing and making together. The "Family Maker Contest" running today through June 9(th), 2014 is focused on fun and easy family projects that inspire project-based learning and...


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