Science museum hosts first-ever 'Maker Faire' for city of Tyler, Texas
Monday, March 25, 2013
On Saturday, Tyler, Texas. Multiple vendors and exhibitors were on hand. An art car, featuring what might be the largest collection of singing robotic lobsters anywhere in the world was on display, curiously titled the "Sashimi Tabernacle Choir." A large modular analog synthesizer was also available for attendees to experiment with, designed by staff at Synthesizers.com.hosted a mini Maker Faire in
Some exhibits were quite simple, showing how to modify inexpensive radio-controlled cars using epoxy andbricks. Two were displayed, showing attendees how the new technology operates. Outdoor exhibits included multiple forms of robots and flying drone-style aircraft (see video below). According to a news release, the event is one of 60 planned to occur worldwide this year.
Numerous volunteers were on hand to assist with the event. Colleges and university groups were on hand, including representatives from, among others.
One of several robots moving about the demonstration area.
Onlookers observe a brief robotics demonstration.
- Emily Guevara. "Mini Maker Faire coming to Discovery Science Place" — , March 22, 2013