World Maker Faire 2015, NYC

I was invited to partner with Atmel at the World Maker Faire 2015 in NYC last weekend. Atmel showcased several small makers in their booth who use their components. I utilize Arduino and Arduino compatible boards, such as the Qduino Mini, which contain Atmel chips, so it is a great partnership. More than 95,000 people enjoyed the Maker Faire over two days.

I demonstrated my Qduino Mini project, the B&W Photo Booth. It was a hit! I modified the printer so that it was wireless.

A big "THANK YOU" to Sander Arts of Atmel, and his team including Donna Castillo, Artie Beavis, Agnes Toan, Michelle Zamora, and Christina Garcia for making me feel at home in the booth. They are an incredible group of people, and they are experts in the field of Maker Marketing!


A great banner for Qtechknow - kapow! Thanks, Atmel!

Explaining the photo capture to two young makers with assistant Mia Castillo.

With Massimo Banzi, co-founder of Arduino, showing off the Qduino Mini

Mia Castillo, Sander Arts and Donna Castillo from Atmel, and me

With 8 year old Omkar, inventor of the O Watch (on Kickstarter)!

Robot Makers visit Qtechknow

Presenting with Sander Arts on the Make: Electronics stage about partnering with Atmel - "Turn your Prototype into a Business"

With Tom Igoe from ITP at NYU

With Masakazu Takasu, my Maker friend from Shenzhen Maker Faire

It was busy at the booth! Interview with Maker.io

Sharing the Maker Education stage for a panel discussion: "Arduino Opens New Doors for Educators and Student Makers" with Artie Beavis (social media, Atmel), Michael Wang (engineering professor at Princeton and Columbia), Bob Martin (senior engineer, Atmel), and Tom Igoe (Interactive Telecommunications Program professor at NYU Tisch School of the Arts)

An Editor's Choice award for the Qduino Mini B&W Photo Booth from Sherry Huss, VP Maker Media, along with Dale Dougherty, Founder and Executive Chairman of Maker Media, and Louise Glasgow, Maker Faire Producer. What a great weekend!

Maker Faire NY 2015 Overview Video - Atmel Booth (Prod. Benjamin Gabriel Films) from Benjamin Gabriel Films on Vimeo.

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