And the Boca Bearing Company was proud to be part of the sponsors and also to participate in the exhibit that featured over 300 'MAKERS' that included anything and everything from robotics, crafts, advanced technology, art, lego, science, music, 3D printing, learning activities and ... cookies.
Simply put, the event was a huge success.
Much of the exhibits revolved around technology, the makerspace community, the garage-minded thinkers. There were battles between robots, there was robotic arms, lego fun, laser tag shooting range, video games which were all highly popular.
There was a first for a Maker Faire with a super fun KrazyKart racing outdoors. Talk about some fun and a little competition.
Students showed projects how to make promotional products, videos and photos. Kids had the opportunity to play with an Arduino-Based interactive game and also there were crafts classes that were very appealing.
The Eureka! Factory featured their Instructable Showcase with hands-on fun and homemade instruments from recyclables.
Lock Haven Park had food trucks and tents with some makers exhibiting their goodies outdoor.
The Maker Faire in Orlando started in 2012. This exhibition is part of the original Maker Faire that began in San Francisco and now has shows in New York, Atlanta, Detroit, Rome, Paris, Tokyo and many other cities around the world totaling some 120 organized Mini Maker Faires worldwide.