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MAKE: Inventions | The Airbag

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In this episode of Make: Inventions I do my best to make an airbag system that can detect a crash and deploy safely in 1/20th of a second. It takes sewing, metalworking, woodworking, programing, electronics, and pyrotechnics, some of which I had to learn along the way. And to be... Read more »

New Video Series: MAKE Inventions with Steve Hoefer

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We've got a great new video that debuts today--MAKE: Inventions. You're going to love it. In each episode, host Steve Hoefner tells the story of a landmark invention--from airbags to tumbler lock-- by trying to build it. Steve starts with the original patent and along the way solves the problems... Read more »