Devotees of the Gadget Freak, here’s your last chance to put your engineering creativity to work and win money in the MAKE/Design News Gadget Freak Design Contest. The contest’s Grand Prize winner will receive $1,000 and a chance to sell their gadget in kit form in the Makers Market, with setup and monthly fees waived for six months.
The contest — sponsored by Alibre, Allied Electronics and Texas Instruments – requires that you create a gadget and document your build. Your gadget must incorporate electronic components and involve sensing, motion, timing and/or networking elements.
A quick look into the merger of two powerhouse 3D printing OEMs and the new leader in rapid prototyping solutions, Stratasys. The industrial revolution is now led by 3D printing and engineers are given the opportunity to fully maximize their design capabilities, reduce their time-to-market and functionally test prototypes cheaper, faster and easier. Bruce Bradshaw, Director of Marketing in North America, will explore the large product offering and variety of materials that will help CAD designers articulate their product design with actual, physical prototypes. This broadcast will dive deep into technical information including application specific stories from real world customers and their experiences with 3D printing. 3D Printing is