hardware innovation workshop

Hardware, Innovation, and Telling Stories

Hardware, Innovation, and Telling Stories

MAKE’s Hardware Innovation Workshop is about a lot more than hardware. It is a conference of stories, stories about the process of making and importance of interation. Tune in for presentations on social machines and sensors that are changing the way we live. https://makezine.com/hardware-innovation-workshop/

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World Maker Faire NY: Behind-the-Scenes Action

World Maker Faire NY: Behind-the-Scenes Action

The gates to World Maker Faire New York don’t open until 10am on Saturday, but already the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) and surrounding grounds are buzzing with beeping forklifts, rumbling tractor trailers, and busy tent construction crews getting ready for the biggest maker event on the East Coast. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at the preparation as we get ready for showtime Saturday.

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Kicking off the Hardware Innovation Workshop

Kicking off the Hardware Innovation Workshop

MAKE’s Hardware Innovation Workshop gets kicked off to an appreciative crowd, greeted by Dale Dougherty.

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New York’s Next Top Makers: The Finalists

New York’s Next Top Makers: The Finalists

New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg (@MikeBloomberg) and the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) challenged the city’s makers to compete in a year-long New York’s Next Top Makers Challenge. The winner will be announced at MAKE’s Hardware Innovation Workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at a special evening reception at the New York Hall of Science.

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Pitches with Prototypes: Falkor Systems’ Pet AR.Drone

Pitches with Prototypes: Falkor Systems’ Pet AR.Drone

In the run-up to the Hardware Innovation Workshop (May 14-15), we’ll be introducing aspiring companies and makers competing in the “pitches with prototypes” contest. First up is Falkor System’s Pet AR. Drone. The product is still in development, but CEO Sameer Parekh imagines it as a personal drone for extreme sports photography. Doing a little BASE jumping? Let your drone follow you down while the camera rolls. He calls it “out of body” recording.

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MAKE’s Hardware Innovation Workshop Issues Call for Prototypes

MAKE’s Hardware Innovation Workshop Issues Call for Prototypes

The MAKE Hardware Innovation Workshop, set for May 14-15, 2013, has just issued a call for prototypes of early stage products, projects, and ideas. Selected prototypes will be presented at the opening session of the workshop, and featured in the Innovation Showcase on Tuesday, May 14. Each winning entrant will have five minutes to present their idea and a prototype: a two-minute pitch, then a three-minute demonstration of the prototype.

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