Month: April 2012
Open Make @ FamiLAB
We are hosting “Open Make” days & nights between now and Orlando Mini Maker Faire on May 26th. The days & nights are designed to help you get your Orlando Mini Maker Faire project finished, and to let the community learn more about FamiLAB at the same time. Check the FamiLAB calendar (its over there on the right side of the website —->) for dates / times – see you there!
Brooks writes: On Sat. April 14, FamiLAB hosted a class for the Lilypad Arduino, a programmable microcontroller that can be sewn into fabric and machine-washed. It was designed by MIT professor Leah Buckley, as an entry – level STEM outreach tool. Components such as lights, speakers and switches are sewn onto clothing and connected together using electrically – conductive thread. In addition to being a nice accessory, it also provides a device designed for use in traditionally female – dominated fields of crafting and sewing, and can help increase access and vision […]
FamiLAB at Tampa Bay Mini Maker Faire
This weekend, Tampa Bay had the first Mini Maker Faire within Florida. The FamiLAB crew setup a few tables, some robots, Tennis for Two, a 3D printer, and had fun talking to 300+ attendees. Huge thanks to Adam, Andrew, Dave, Matt, and Tom for representing FamiLAB!