Author Archives: Candice Nunez

LameStation DIY

LameStation is a game console designed from the ground up with learning in mind. Start with a bag of parts and turn it into a real working game console. Build and program a functional LameStation game console this weekend at the OC Mini Maker Faire 2015!



TeleToyland is a site devoted to web connected robots (web telerobotics), telepresence, web animatronics, animated and interactive web art, and interesting web cams. Through these projects, you can reach out of the Internet virtual world and affect the real world – the fun side of the Internet of Things! Learn to control real robots from the internet at OCMMF 2015!



It started with the idea: wouldn’t it be great to have super-high quality mobile printer that accompanies your smartphone? After some tinkering, SnapJet discovered that it was possible to print pictures from any smartphone without custom apps, or connectivity. Turn your smartphone into a Polaroid film printer with Snapjet at this year’s OC Mini Maker Faire!


Arduino Lab Workshop

Arduino Lab Workshops with STEAM Powered Education. Using science, technology and art education as a way to discover your creativity and build problem solving skills. Make your very own do-it-yourself Arduino project at the OC Mini Maker Faire 2015!



Robolink provides robotic kits and instruction to students in grades 4-12. They have opened two learning centers in California and their instructors have begun teaching robotics and smart phone app development in after school programs at elementary and middle schools around San Diego County. Check out Robolink’s new robotic educational platform at the OC Mini MakerFaire this weekend May 9th from 10am to 5pm.



Airwolf 3D

Southern California-based Airwolf 3D is premised on the philosophy of providing the public with something it has never seen before-an affordable, durable, easy to use 3D printer whereby users of all ages and backgrounds can create objects thought impossible until now. Come meet Airwolf 3D printers at this year’s OC Mini Maker Faire 2015!


Factory eNova

Factory eNova a creative studio providing services and DIY solutions in the UV printing and laser engraving and cutting markets located in Fountain Valley, Ca. They provide the local community with workshops, studio space, equipment and software for any project. Create and make with Factory eNova at this year’s OC Mini Maker Faire – May 9th at Irvine Valley College.


Also check out the awesome laser cut badges Factory Enova made for Makers and volunteers at the OC Mini Maker 2015!

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The California Institute of Robotics

The California Institute of Robotics (CIR) is a technological learning institution that is leading the way in robotics sciences and engineering specializing in the robotics field. An education in robotics is a life enhancing and rewarding opportunity that enables students to imagine, theorize, design, and create our future. CIR will be having a drawing for a FREE SparkFun Redbot ROBOT (with an online course) at the OC Mini Maker Faire this weekend May 9th 2015!

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Also coming soon CIR grand opening is scheduled for November 1, 2015 and registration opens in Spring 2016.


Vocademy: The Makerspace

Vocademy is a place to learn, a place to make things and a community of like-minded people. Create and learn with Vocademy at this year’s OC Mini Maker Faire – May 9th 2015!

Gene Sherman, Founder/CEO of Vocademy, “Vocademy is an idea that I have had for many years. A place that teaches everyone hands-on, vocational, and DIY (Do It Yourself) skills and use those skills to build, create, and learn anything they desire.”

This past year, Vocademy was invited to participate in the first-ever White House Maker Faire on June 18th as an honored maker and to promote the importance of “making” for our country, our citizens, and especially our kids.



FABWorks is a state-of-the-art DIY Maker facility located on the UCI campus, a joint venture between Samueli School of Engineering and Calit2. They feature many tools ranging from milling machines and laser cutters to sewing machines and 3D printers. Come visit FABWorks at the OC Mini Maker Faire and turn your ideas into reality!