ARM Tear it up at MakerCon and MakerFaire 2015

May 07, 2015

When:MakerFaire: May 16-17, MakerCon: May 12-13

Where: MakerFaire: San Mateo County Event Center, 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo, Calif. MakerCon: Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco

What: ARM and its partners are demonstrating the cohesive pull of the maker movements' most widely-used processor technology. Join us to celebrate the innovation of ARM®-based makers everywhere and eagerly anticipate the result as the iFixit wizards tear down your favorite tech and toys to reveal what's inside. ARM aims to educate professional and amateur developers alike and inspire amazing new gadgets and hacks.

ARM at MakerFaire (Zone 2):

  • Innovative startups and members of the maker-pro community will be joining us, including Relayr, Sabertron and Zebra
  • The iFixit team will be performing open-device surgery on some of the tech industry's most interesting new gadgets to reveal their ARM-based anatomy
  • Don't miss the hack stations for a chance to get hands-on with the ARM-based Raspberry Pi2, the ARM mbed™ IoT Device Platform, or the ST Discovery kit. Consultant makers will be on hand to give attendees a glimpse at what projects they are working on and to provide technical advice
  • Hands-on access to ARM-based platforms from Arduino, BeagleBone, Electric Imp, Raspberry Pi, Spark and ARM mbed will feature across maker project exhibits and presentations

  • 'IoT - Connectivity, Creativity and Challenges' panel at the Make: Live stage with ARM's Dominic Pajak, Sat May16 (3-3.45 p.m.)
  • 'Inspiring a generation - The BBC Micro Bit presentation' by BBC creative director, Abigail Appleton at the BBC learning at the Make: Live stage, Sat May 16 (6.30-7 p.m.)

ARM partners including Atmel, Freescale®, Qualcomm, ST and Texas Instruments are exhibiting at the show exhibiting the breadth of solutions and platforms necessary for maker-imagined projects and innovations.

MakerCon - May 12

Internet of Things (IoT) pioneer and ARM vice president of marketing, Zach Shelby, will present a breakout session on "Building the Internet of Things - From Development Dilemmas to Security Concerns."

Zach will look at the complexities of building an IoT device from scratch, giving the benefit of his experience in dealing with all of sorts of technical challenges and threats. He will talk about simplifying device creation and service strategies, as well as providing the latest on ARM mbed IoT Device Platform and its 100,000-strong developer community.

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