Maker Faire mixes scents and brings robots back to life –

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Next weekend, the Maker Faire will once again delight all Prague craft owners after a year. Compared to last year, he changed his station. From Výstaviště I moved a few hundred meters to the Prague market buildings. 120 exhibitors not only from the Czech Republic, but also from Slovakia, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Italy, Germany and the United States will present their projects. There will also be thematic workshops, lectures and competitions for interesting prizes.

Festival tickets will be available September 17-18 at the venue or in advance at the gate go outside. An adult pays 250 CZK for one day admission, 300 CZK for two days, up to three children are included for free. Pre-purchased tickets will be automatically entered into the drawing for the original Prusa MINI + 3D printer.

Josef Průša is the traditional attraction throughout the years of the craft festival. At the recently concluded global EXPO in Dubai, his company Prusa Research presented a new product – an automated printing farm. Original Prusa Pro Automatic Farm System (AFS). The farm will be seen for the first time in the Czech Republic at Maker Faire Prague. The system is built on the new CoreXY 3D printers with automatic harvesting and distribution of finished products. Everything can be controlled from a central interface. Visitors will be able to order their own unique prints on the farm.

Customized perfumes

The project will be one of the other stars of this year Arithmetic perfume Developed by EveryHuman team. The unique system assesses the user’s personality with the help of artificial intelligence and thus creates a scent tailored to him by blending 500 scents. Visitors will be able to experience this process exactly for themselves.

This year, tech company Xiaomi took over the official Do-It-Yourself images. At Maker Faire, he will bring up a project, the output of which will be engaging “rotating” videos taken from an unusual perspective. The photography turntable, equipped with the current best optical trolley of the Xiaomi 12 series, will allow quick capture of 360-degree videos not only of the macros on display, but also of their products. All this in high definition and high image quality.

Festival organizers will invite exhibitors to the Xiaomi “Video Tribune” and this will create a comprehensive series of attractive film medals that celebrate creativity and skill.

The Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Czech Technical University will open a fun educational platform in the market hall. Builders young and old will be able to design, build and program their very own robot basketball player that will shoot balls into the basket.

“We view Maker Faire not only as a presentation of projects to the public, but also as a platform where creators from different fields can meet and inspire one another,” said Maker Fair Prague Program Director. Ondřej Kasparek He added, “We would like to create a space where, for example, representatives of traditional crafts, 3D printing experts and makers of functional rockets do their work side by side.”


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