eBike Battery Monitor

We spoke to Charles "Chuck" Swiger the winner of the first ever PSoC Challenge contest who brought his eBike along to the faire. Read more »

The new Arduino Zero.

We talk to Atmel's "Wizard of Make", Bob Martin, about the Arduino Zero which will be available in the first week of June. Read more »

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The Faire continued today in full force, winding down at 6pm as happy Faire goers headed home with newly built treasures and tired feet. The Faire’s Dark Room, housed in Fiesta Hall, proved to be both meditative and stimulating. Shimmering lights flashed through the darkness as young ones danced with long... Read more »

ARM and Coffee

We spoke to Zach Shelby from ARM about the Internet of Things and his team's in-house project, an Internet-connected espresso machine based around an mbed. Read more »

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A Huggies-sponsored clip showing visually impaired mother-to-be Tatiana Guerra as she “sees” her unborn child for the first time with a 3D printed ultrasound has racked up nearly 10 million views on YouTube. A São Paulo-based digital production outfit known as “The Goodfellas” produced the print. Using a special file extension available... Read more »

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The first full-sized, mobile, dual-weapon battling MegaBot made its debut at Maker Faire Bay Area on Saturday, firing giant homemade paintballs at a helpless art car (donated for the purpose) and thrilling the crowd with its menacing height and ear-splitting pneumatic cannons. You’ve probably heard about MegaBots, the proposed giant... Read more »

P1000040

Shopbot now has open-source FabMo software, a digital fabrication platform for PC, Mac, Linux, and mobile, and Sturmer hopes to see developers building apps for it Read more »