Scenes from Rhode Island’s Robot Block Party

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Under the skin of Hasbro's creations
Rich Watrous (left) checks out Make: editor Brian Jepson's spiel
Rich Watrous (left) checks out Make: editor Brian Jepson’s spiel. (Photo credit: Ryan T. Conaty & Rhode Island Students of the Future)

We had the pleasure of being among the exhibitors at last weekend’s Robot Block Party (produced by Rhode Island Students of the Future) in Providence, Rhode Island. Brown University’s Pizzitola Center was packed the whole day, with some great exhibits and lots of attendees.

Our immediate neighbors, XactSense, attach LIDAR to drones:

The 3D Printing Providence booth was always full:

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AS220 Labs had a preview of the activities for their upcoming summer camp:

And Hasbro‘s animatronics team showed us what the toys look like under the skin:

Under the skin of Hasbro's creations
Kids take a look under the skin of Hasbro’s creations. (Photo credit: Ryan T. Conaty & Rhode Island Students of the Future)

The Robot Block Party played to a full house:

A big crowd
A big crowd (Photo credit: Ryan T. Conaty & Rhode Island Students of the Future)
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