Microsoft tech galore on display at Maker Faire 2013

Heard of Maker Faire? It’s an event that draws a crowd with one thing in common: a passion for making things. You’ll see amazing inventions, artwork, DIY projects, robots, electronics projects and lots more. It’s hard not to be energized by the atmosphere of innovation, sharing and fun. The Extreme Windows Blog’s Gavin Gear attended this week’s Maker Faire 2013 in New York City, where Microsoft was on hand with a tent full of technology, projects, prototypes and tools.

See the video above and read the blog post for snippets and snapshots. You’ll see Windows 8.1 3D Printing, robotics that work with Kinect, Windows Embedded devices, Project Spark – a platform that enables you to create amazing 3D environments and interactions using multi-touch or other input methods – and more.

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Steve Clarke
Microsoft News Center Staff