MakerCon is a short conference put on by Maker Media in the week leading up to Maker Faire about the business of making.
3D printing is a common maker topic, and MakerCon brought a few different twists to it. Above is Gael demonstrating InMoov, an open source 3D printed humanoid robot. There was also an incredibly inspiring talk about applications for medical 3D printing by Dr. Glenn Green.
3D printing can be whimsical as well, as demonstrated by this “25 mm” drill bit by Gigabot.
The folks from Strawbees had built a quadcopter rotor cage with a clever servo actuator for flapping sculptural wings.
I enjoyed seeing this attractive laser cut living hinge at the BotFactory demo.
Rogue Rovers are electric semi-autonomous ATVs designed for agricultural use to reduce farm injuries and pollution.
More pictures from the event are in my flickr album.
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Thanks, Lenore! Looking at these photos I can’t stop wondering how far the science has moved from my 5-inch floppy 20 years ago…
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