• Wireless Robotic Interface For Radio Controlled Cars

    This circuit board is an Arduino shield that lets you turn your radio-controlled car into a robot.

    This is a high-performance robot platform at a low price, using a circuit that takes the Arduino commands and then mimics the RC vehicle's transmitter radio signal!

  • Arduboy - Card Sized Gaming

    Arduboy, the game system the size of a credit card. The easiest way way to play, make and share 8-bit games! Powered by Arduino!

    Arduboy is an open platform for people to play, create and share games. A game system the size of a credit card. Choose your favorite classic game from the completely free Arduboy Arcade. Built on the popular Arduino software, it’s also an excellent way to learn how to program!

  • Machine vision with Python

    Add machine vision to your projects by scripting Python. Small, affordable, and expandable with shields.

    OpenMV Cam gives the power of advanced machine vision with the ease of writing simple Micro Python scripts. More than just a camera board, OpenMV Cam uses a simple IDE, rapidly integrates into any project, supports shields for expanded capabilities, & already has a community.

  • MeArm - Pocket Sized Industrial Robotics for Everybody

    Low cost, easy to build and simple to control, MeArm is designed to make learning with robotics accessible for everyone.

    MeArm is a pocket size robot arm. It was conceived to make robotics, electronics and programming accessible - by driving down the cost of robot arm ownership. The ultimate aim is to make something low cost that you can build with nothing but a screwdriver and enthusiasm.

  • Alchemist Matter - DIY Science Experiments for Kids

    An educational tool that teaches kids how to create DIY materials through chemical reactions.

    The Alchemist Matter kit teaches you how to create DIY matter through physicochemical phenomena.

  • Bitsbox | monthly coding projects for kids

    A free website where kids code apps for real devices. Subscribers get boxes packed with new programming projects every month!

    A free website where kids code apps for real devices. Subscribers get boxes packed with new programming projects every month!

  • Erasable Circuit Marker: Draw and Edit Circuits Smoothly

    The world’s first eraser for conductive ink drawings. Now anyone can make their own circuits on paper quickly and easily.

    While conductive ink is cool, erasing conductive ink is that much cooler.

  • OpenTrons: Open-Source Rapid Prototyping for Biology

    Accelerating research with open, affordable, & easy-to-use lab robots. We empower people to innovate with biotech.

    Accelerating research with open, affordable, & easy-to-use lab robots. We empower people to innovate with biotech.

  • Dr.Duino - Arduino Debugging tool!

    It's Like a Shield for your Shields! For novice and advanced users.

    Do you love Arduino development BUT dread testing your hardware because there is no easy way to attach things like your meter, oscilloscope or probes?

    Well fear not, ArduinoNaut, Dr.Duino™ is here to the rescue!

  • ChainDuino

    Have you ever wanted to connect lots of Arduino boards using just Cat5? Now you can. Arduino + PoE + RS485 = ChainDuino

    The ChainDuino is a daisy-chainable, Arduino compatible development board that allows you to easily connect multiple boards together with standard Cat5 cable. The boards communicate using built-in RS-485 circuitry, and share power using passive PoE+ over the same Cat5 cable!

  • The Creation Station Open Source CNC Router

    The Creation Station is a high performance, low cost CNC router designed for the maker, hobbyist, artist or educator.

    Our goal was simple: create a high performance, high quality CNC machine that the average person could afford. After over a year of research, development and testing, we did it. The Creation Station is loaded with features, but costs less than a good laptop.

  • Aurbee

    Aurbee, the Arduino compatible, distributed, wireless, micro controller!

    Aurbee is a game-changer in the open-source micro-controller world because of its versatility & low energy consumption. It combines the simplicity of Arduino with the scalability of ZigBee, and serves one purpose: to let us control multiple Arduino-compatible microcontrollers.

  • Papilio DUO - Drag and Drop FPGA Circuit Lab for Makers

    Simply draw circuits connected to an Arduino-Compatible chip. Supercharge your sketches and unleash your inner DaVinci!

    The Papilio DUO has an FPGA on the top and the same chip as the Arduino Leonardo (ATmega32U4) on the bottom. It's like having an Arduino with a full circuit lab connected to it! Just plug it into a computer using a USB cable, download our software & start drawing your circuits!

  • AstroPrint™: Wireless 3D Printing Software

    No more wires! Slice, store, and 3D print straight from your tablet or phone.

    AstroPrint is a software platform that performs all the functions of your favorite printer controllers & slicers! It lets you use any smartphone/tablet as a 3D printer interface. In addition, it reduces failed prints by offering cloud based slicing that gets smarter over time.

  • QuadStick: A Game Controller for Quadriplegics

    A mouth and voice operated game controller, mouse, and keyboard to assist a disabled gamer in playing games on the PS3, PC or Android

    The QuadStick has a joystick, four sip & puff sensors, a lip position sensor, & a push switch, connected to a 32-bit ARM processor that converts the sensor inputs into USB & Bluetooth signals for host devices. It assists a disabled gamer in playing games on PS3, PC or Android.

  • Hello Ruby

    Hello Ruby is a children’s book that teaches programming fundamentals through stories and kid-friendly activities.

    Hello Ruby is a children’s book that teaches programming fundamentals through stories and kid-friendly activities.

  • SmartScope - Reinventing the oscilloscope

    The world's first 100MS/s open source oscilloscope for iPad, Android and PC. A must-have for every Arduino and Raspberry Pi developer!

    The SmartScope combines 3 high-end instruments into 1 mobile, smart device and allows everyone to own a personal lab! Starring a dual-channel 100MS/s oscilloscope, the SmartScope is the world's first lab instrument which works on both PC, laptop, tablet and smartphone.

  • Build Tampa’s First Hackerspace

    We just opened the first hackerspace in Tampa and we need tools and equipment to do even cooler things.

    We just opened the first hackerspace in Tampa and we need tools and equipment to do even cooler things! Tampa Hackerspace provides space, equipment, and classes to enable members and the surrounding community to explore both their creativity and curiosity.

  • OpenBCI: An Open Source Brain-Computer Interface For Makers

    A customizable and fully open brain-computer interface platform that gives you access to high-quality brain wave data.

    OpenBCI is a low-cost, programmable, open-source EEG platform that gives anybody with a computer access to their brainwaves. We want to harness the open-source movement to accelerate innovation in brain science through collaborative hardware & software development.

  • Circuit Scribe: Draw Circuits Instantly

    Circuit Scribe is a rollerball pen that writes with conductive silver ink. It makes creating circuits as easy as doodling.

    Circuit Scribe is a rollerball pen that writes with conductive silver ink. It makes creating circuits as easy as doodling. Circuit Scribe draws smooth lines with conductive silver ink and allows you to create functioning circuits instantly.

  • T.E.R.A. Incognita: Tech Education & Residency for Artists

    A workshop series and residency for artists who are new to technology, created and hosted by The Hacktory.

    The Hacktory is creating a program called T.E.R.A. Incognita: Tech Education and Residency for Artists. Our goal is to support artists who want to create new work and experiment with technology such as cameras, projectors, sensors, robots, software and circuits!

  • MOSS - The Dynamic Robot Construction Kit

    Build your own robots with MOSS! Simple, fun, magnetic robot construction kits. No coding, no wires, oodles of configurations!

    MOSS is a brand new robot construction system from our friends at Modular Robotics. With MOSS there is no need for coding or wiring your construction. The power and data are sent through an elegant single button contact, while the ground passes through the steel spheres.

  • Touch Board: Interactivity Everywhere

    Now anyone can transform touch into sound (and so much more!) with the Touch Board, an easy-to-use Arduino-compatible device.

    The Touch Board changes the world around you by turning almost any surface into a sensor. Connect anything conductive to one of its 12 electrodes & trigger a sound via its onboard MP3 player, play a MIDI note or do anything you might do with an Arduino/Arduino-compatible device.

  • Dewey Mac, Kid Detective Book - Make DIY & STEM Spy Gadgets

    Action adventure story about a kid detective who uses science to build STEM (STEAM) spy gadgets & solve crimes.You can too!

    An adventure story about a kid detective who uses science to build STEM spy gadgets & solve crimes. No project is too hard or expensive, so kids can play & learn. I brought these gadgets to this year's World Maker Faire & was honored with Editor's & Educator's Choice Awards!

  • Flutter: $20 Wireless Arduino with half mile (1km) range.

    Flutter is an open source ARM-powered wireless Arduino with 1000m+ (3200 ft) range and 256-bit AES hardware encryption.

    Flutter is a wireless electronics development platform based on Arduino. With over 3200ft (1km) of usable range, a powerful ARM processor & integrated encryption, Flutter makes it easy for you to build projects that communicate across the house, across the neighborhood, & beyond.

  • SparqEE CELLv1.0: Cellular made easy (Arduino/Pi/+)

    A tiny Cellular development board that gives you Wireless Worldwide. That means internet to anything anywhere!

    SparqEE CELLv1.0 is an easy-to-use cellular development kit. Add it to your Arduino, Raspberry Pi, or any other project you have to instantly add wireless communications capable of operating anywhere in the world!

  • LEDgoes : A Modular LED Display system (Open Source!)

    A Modular, LED display board system. Simple to use and infinitely hackable. Designed, Made, and Shipped direct from TEXAS!

    LEDgoes is a modular, LED display board system. Simple to use, open source and infinitely hackable. It is designed, made and shipped direct from Texas!

  • Wireless Power Hobby Kit

    I have developed kits to teach how to send power inductively through the air. I need your help to make it marketable.

    A project with a ton of potential - consisting of two main kits that give all you need to build your own wireless power transmitter and receiver! The first kit offers wireless LED light and low power applications, and the second provides the tools for wirelessly-powered motors.

  • Super Awesome Sylvia's WaterColorBot

    The Friendly and Educational Art Robot that Paints with Watercolors!

    Check out Sylvia's awesome WaterColor Bot, which uses our EiBotBoard!

  • Building Magic: a film about NY maker Mario the Magician

    An indie documentary about a wandering traveler turned full-time maker magician. Monkeybots, suitcase machines, and more.

    "Building Magic" is an indie documentary about inventor Mario the Magician. It's a deeply personal story that speaks to anyone who has ever pursued a dream. Mario's innovative, homemade tricks include cutting-edge technology like 3D printing and Arduino microcontrollers!

  • STEAM Carnival

    The carnival reimagined with robots, fire, and lasers to inspire young inventors in science, technology, engineering, art, and math

    The carnival reimagined with robots, fire, and lasers to inspire young inventors in science, technology, engineering, art, and math!

  • Smart Power Base Initial Production Run

    Please help support the launch of Smart Power Base, an external battery to power your Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and Beagle Bone projects

    A clever, rechargeable power supply solution for most any embedded electronics project!

  • SOCCKET: The Energy-Harnessing Soccer Ball

    Much more than a normal soccer ball, the SOCCKET is a portable generator that provides fun and power to those who play with it.

    Much more than a normal soccer ball, the SOCCKET is a portable generator that provides fun and power to those who play with it.

  • 3Doodler: The World's First 3D Printing Pen

    It's a pen that can draw in the air! 3Doodler is the 3D printing pen you can hold in your hand. Lift your imagination off the page!

    It's a pen that can draw in the air! 3Doodler is the 3D printing pen you can hold in your hand. Lift your imagination off the page!

  • Open Source, Ultra-Bright LED Lumapad with WiFi & Arduino

    Open source, 8000 lumen, ultra bright LED light pad with Electric IMP WIFI, Atmel AVR & Arduino micro controller built in.

    An open-source, 8000 lumen, ultra-bright LED light pad with Electric IMP WIFI, Atmel AVR & an Arduino microcontroller built in.

  • bladeRF - USB 3.0 Software Defined Radio

    A low-cost, open source USB 3.0 Software Defined Radio platform with many examples and tutorials to help you experiment with RF.

    A low-cost, open-source USB 3.0 Software Defined Radio platform with examples & tutorials to help you experiment with RF. Besides interacting with existing wireless devices, SDRs allow for the development of new wireless systems & protocols using intuitive software tools & APIs.

  • Visindi Science Circus

    A benefit science circus show for technology for an elementary school in Westminster, CO.

    A benefit science circus show for technology for an elementary school in Westminster, CO.

  • oneTesla: a DIY Singing Tesla Coil

    A DIY kit for a solid-state Tesla coil that plays music, shoots 2-foot-long sparks, and teaches you electronics.

    The oneTesla is a DIY kit for a solid-state Tesla coil that plays music, shoots 2-foot-long sparks, and teaches you electronics! All you need to assemble a oneTesla are good soldering skills and some common tools.

  • The ecodads' Fun Education Apps for Kids & Teens

    ecodads Seek to Make Engaging iPad Applications for CA Students & Teachers for a Landmark Board of Ed-Approved Environmental Curriculum

    ecodads Seek to Make Engaging iPad Applications for CA Students & Teachers for a Landmark Board of Ed-Approved Environmental Curriculum

  • The Bright Eyes Kit - DIY LED glasses to inspire programming

    Bright Eyes is a DIY kit that inspires people to learn programming and look cool while doing it! Glasses with 174 LEDs, enough said!

    Bright Eyes is DIY technology kit that encourages people to learn programming. It is a pair of glasses which have 174 LEDs for you to program. These LEDs can play back graphics and videos off a micro SD card (video player), or be controlled using any microcontroller platform.

  • Xprotolab Portable Oscilloscope

    The Xprotolab is a combination of 3 electronics instruments: an oscilloscope, a waveform generator and a protocol sniffer. Now Portable

    The Xprotolab is a combination of three electronic instruments: a mixed signal oscilloscope, an arbitrary waveform generator, and a protocol sniffer. The Xprotolab was awarded as one of the 100 Hot Products of 2011, by the EDN magazine.

  • FORM 1: An affordable, professional 3D printer

    An affordable, high-resolution 3D printer for professional creators.

    Are you frustrated that low-end 3D printers don’t have the quality to make the true beauty of your designs real? We’ve created an easy-to-use system that rivals the output of high-end printers at a fraction of the cost.

  • GoldieBlox: The Engineering Toy for Girls

    GoldieBlox is a construction toy + book series starring Goldie, the kid inventor who loves to build.

    I'm creating GoldieBlox to inspire girls the way Legos and Erector sets have inspired boys, for over 100 years, to develop an early interest and skill set in engineering. It's time to motivate our girls to help build our future.

  • Multiplo: Create Your Own Robot

    A system to design and build things in an easy way. Specially Robots. And it's Open Source.

    An Arduino-compatible, open-source, build-your-own robot kit. Designed for educators, Multiplo is an uncomplicated baseline system to build and modify a robot to suit your needs -- the result is easy to assemble, difficult to break and simple to customize.

  • The Adventures of Ned the Neuron

    An interactive electronic story and activity book about the amazing Brain, for kids ages 7-11.

    An interactive electronic story and activity book about the amazing Brain, for kids ages 7-11.

  • Galago: Electronics Prototyping Board to Make Things Better

    Revolutionary Arduino alternative with an ARM chip, incredible features, great open source tools, tiny footprint and built-in debugger.

    Revolutionary Arduino alternative with an ARM chip, incredible features, great open source tools, tiny footprint and built-in debugger.

  • mPrinter - An analog printer for a digital world

    The mPrinter is a small thermal printer that prints dynamic snippets of information we call mPrints.

    The mPrinter is a small, portable thermal printer that prints dynamic snippets of data called mPrints. mPrints can be simple text, HTML, images, or best of all, fully dynamic data created from a custom hosted Javascript environment on their website!

  • Baghdad Community Hackerspace Workshops

    Baghdad was a hub of art, science & ideas. Inspire that attitude again by sharing hackerspaces with Iraq.

    Baghdad was a hub of art, science & ideas. Inspire that attitude again by sharing hackerspaces with Iraq.

  • Stompy: The Giant, Rideable Walking Robot

    Meet Stompy: An open-source, 18ft wide, 4,000 pound, 6-legged hydraulic robot that you can ride.

    Meet Stompy: An open-source, 18ft wide, 4,000 pound, 6-legged hydraulic robot that you can ride.

  • SkyCube: The First Satellite Launched by You!

    A nano-satellite that lets you take Earth images and "tweet" from space, then inflates a visible balloon, and de-orbits cleanly.

    A nano-satellite that lets you take Earth images and "tweet" from space, then inflates a visible balloon, and de-orbits cleanly.

  • Sensordrone: The 6th Sense of Your Smartphone...& Beyond!

    Run hundreds of new, previously impossible Apps! Includes several new sensors and bluetooth to make your smartphone smarter.

    The Sensordrone is a multisensor device that fits on your keychain and allows you to run hundreds of sensor-based apps on your smartphone via bluetooth. It can also log the data for you to download and analyze when you're ready. The possibilities are endless!

  • BROBOT: Open-Source Robotic Drummer - Sci-Fi Fantasy Band

    Meet BROBOT the robotic drummer from the future. Help make our science fiction fantasy come true!

    Brobot is a midi-controlled robotic drum set. Once funded, his software will be available for free, & his hardware list will be totally public. The goal is a full-sized robotic drum set with the speed, power, & finesse of a human drummer, & to make Brobots available to anyone!

  • blink(1), the USB RGB LED

    blink(1) is a small USB light to give you glanceable notice of anything on your computer or the internet.

    blink(1) is a fully-programmable RGB LED that connects to any data source online or on your computer to alert you to whatever you'd like updates on without checking any windows, going to any sites or typing any commands. It plugs into any USB port & is open-source & hackable.

  • L8 SmartLight :: The SoundLess Speaker :: for Phone/PC

    L8 connects via bluetooth to your smartphone to displays by light codes everything that happens through the internet and in your life.

    L8 is a battery-powered mini squared lamp with a multicolor, 64-LED matrix on one side, a bright, multicolor LED on the other and several useful sensors. It connects to your smartphone to notify you by images or animations of just about anything that happens on the internet.

  • Super Street Fire - Burning Man 2012

    Super Street Fire is an immersive live-action adaptation of Street Fighter 2, only every punch is translated into fire.

    It’s Street Fighter 2, only with the fire of a thousand suns. Set on a real-life version of Ryu’s classic stage, Super Street Fire sees two brave fighters duke it out from their respective platforms with motion-sensing gloves that translate every throw into a burst of flame!

  • Print on Fabric Using Sunlight: The Lumi Process

    Analog meets digital with this textile printing process. Our new kits make it easy to do it yourself.

    The Lumi Process is a revolutionary photographic print process for textiles and natural materials. The process is based on Inkodye, mixable, dilutable, water-based dyes, which develop their color in sunlight. Currently available in three colors: red, orange and blue.

  • ArduSat - Your Arduino Experiment in Space

    We love Arduino and we love space exploration. So we decided to combine them and let people run their own space experiments!

    The sky ≠ the limit! The ArduSat will be the first open satellite platform allowing the public access to space. Users can affordably design & run their own applications, games & experiments with onboard sensors connected to a bank of user-programmable Arduino processors.

  • CLANG

    Neal Stephenson wants to revolutionize sword fighting video games.

    CLANG aims to upgrade the way swordfighting is portrayed in video games - the creators want to dump the conventions around trigger-based sword games & build something that will enable players to inhabit the mind, body, & world of a real swordfighter. Check out their sweet video!

  • Tesla in the Park

    MIDI-driven Tesla coil musical instruments band for public performances!

    Tesla in the Park has a dream. That dream is to build four solid-state, Arduino-powered Tesla coils, link them to several musical instruments' pickups, and blow your minds with a series of free, electricity-driven visual and musical performances at the Boulder Amphitheater.

  • OpenROV - The Open Source Underwater Robot

    OpenROV is an open-source underwater robot for exploration and education. We want to provide kits for the DIY community.

    Fully funded in less than 24 hours and already receiving accolades from the NY Times, Wired, Gizmag and others, NASA engineer Eric Stackpole's OpenROV is an open-source robotic submarine designed to make underwater exploration accessible to everyone.

  • Modkit Micro: The Easiest Way to Program Microcontrollers

    Modkit Micro is the easiest way to program a growing list of open hardware platforms from Arduino to Wiring.

    If there's one thing we're passionate about, it's making electronics accessible to everyone. The Modkit Micro is an intuitive, powerful, visually-based interface that allows users of any skill level to learn and incorporate microcontroller programming into their everyday lives.

  • SYNTHBOY+

    Custom original Gameboy dock for musicians and synthesists that includes a custom LFO designed by NeX the Gameboy master.

    Musicians have been using classic gaming sounds for years, & now you can add another system. The synthboy+ is a dock that lets you use your Gameboy as an instrument or tracker-style program. Its code is open-source, so you can modify & upgrade the perf board however you want!

  • Hexy the Hexapod - Low-Cost Six-Legged Open Robot

    Robotic Hexapod kit. Cute, cheap, easy and fun intro to advanced robots. Arduino-powered, and all Open Hardware/Software.

    The Dream - Cheap robots for everyone! Hexy is the first robot a line of many that aims to enable low-cost, easy access to easily modifiable and expandable robots, for everyone from the learning student to the high-end researcher.

  • MaKey MaKey: An Invention Kit for Everyone

    Ever played Mario on Play-Doh or Piano on Bananas? Alligator clip the Internet to your world and start inventing the future.

    We're so excited to be working with Makey Makey!

  • blodeJazz 7" vinyl

    Help fund the production of a 7" record featuring music generated by the website traffic of sparkfun.com!

    Help fund the production of a 7" record featuring music generated by the website traffic of sparkfun.com!

  • Sybarite5 on Tour!

    We have a dream to be the first string quintet to perform in all 50 states. Our campaign is an opportunity to transform classical music

    Fantastic quintet covering everything from Mozart to Radiohead. Support them!

  • ISS-Notify

    I made a light that shines when the International Space Station is in the sky. I'm raising money to make a whole bunch and sell them.

    Many times a day the international space station passes overhead unnoticed. Often it happens during the day when it's too bright to see the tiny dot in the sky. So this light will pulse and shine whenever the station is overhead -- making the invisible visible.

  • The Funklet

    Graphic notations of twenty classic funk beats.

    Just watch all the way through and you'll understand...

  • PAPER PUNK - paper building blocks for your imagination

    Instant creativity booster shot. Make spectacular looking paper toys and art forms with a few simple folds!

    Paper Punk is a system of paper blocks that allow you to create spectacular looking paper toys and art forms with a few simple folds. Consider Paper Punk as building blocks for your imagination.

  • Cyber Cortex AV

    AlienCortex AV is a powerful new multi-core Arduino-compatible platform with graphics and sound... and endless creative possibilities!

    AlienCortex AV - a multicore Arduino-compatible platform with graphics and sound capability.

  • 3D Printing for Everyone - Making the RepRap Easier to Build

    The Goal: Make the process of building a RepRap less intimidating for people who are interested but don't know where to start.

    RV Mendoza & co. want to make the process of building a RepRap less intimidating for people with beginning technical knowledge. We will be documenting our RepRap building journey from beginning to end.

  • Minibloq: graphical programming environment for Arduino

    Minibloq is a free, intuitive graphical programming environment for Arduino, physical computing devices and educational robots.

    A great way to learn to program in Arduino - we can't wait to play!

  • The Imaginary Marching Band

    Open-source wearable instruments that allow people to create real music through pantomime.

    Scott Peterman is a performer, artist and inventor living and working in New York City. Scott's work is devoted to liberating moments of spontaneous creativity from the theater, studio, and the “magic circle” and embedding them into our daily lives.

  • domekit.cc — domes for all

    open-source, parametric software tools and self-adjusting connector systems for making geodesic structures of human-scale proportion.

    Build a geodesic dome and support STEM!

  • HexBright, an Open Source Light

    HexBright is a stylish, rugged, high-power compact light you can use as-is or reprogram however you want using open-source code.

    Christian Carlberg is a trained mechanical engineer and an artist at heart. He enjoys projects that blend creativity with functionality. Christian's diverse work includes projects for Walt Disney, Herman Miller, Northrop Grumman, Sun Microsystems, ...

  • Coffee Joulies – your coffee, just right

    Cool your coffee faster and keep enjoying it longer with Joulies, stainless steel beans filled with a magic heat-absorbing material.

    Can't wait to have temperature-controlled beverages!

  • OpenPCR - open source biotech on your desktop

    Design an open source PCR machine that anyone can build. We'll use off the shelf parts to make a design that is easy to build and maintain.

    Having been a slave to the PCR machine in my past life as a molecular biologist, this one excites me to no end!

  • B-Squares: Modular Solar Powered Electrics.

    B-Squares is a 3D modular electronics system with an emphasis on (but not limited to) solar power and expandable energy storage.

    We can't wait to see what projects we can make with the B-squares!