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MAY 12-14TH HOUSTON, TX

Comicpalooza Makerspace

Presented by BBVA Compass

Maker’s Space is a wonderland for the creative and the curious, the inventive and the technical. Cosplayers, artists, engineers, mathematicians, and scientists, envisioned, created, and built using old and new technology, from small electrical parts to towering 3D printers. Guests unleashed their imaginations.

3D Distributed

3D Distributed is a manufacturing/technology company in Houston that designs and manufactures 3D printers and extrusion systems. Attendees watched their interactive booth and saw how 3D printing works!

3D Imagine 

3D Imagine captures photographs and turns them into life-like 3D figurines using 3D software. Viewers had a seat at one of the workstations and 3D printed objects using the 3D printers.

Bot Shop

SHEBot- Robotics Forever! is a showcase of robotics projects that appeal to girls and young women. This year we showcased the awesome female characters from Black Panther and some of the robotic technology from the movie.

Brazoria County Library System

A Showcase of upcoming library Maker Events.  We had 3D printing and crafts for kids.  Guests learned about how they can request and checkout a wide range of DIY items.  From home repair, to cake decorating, to camping items, we had what you needed.

DaVinci Maker Labs

Like the name suggests, DaVinci Maker Labs is a blend of science, engineering, art and fabrication. With a broad audience appeal and a wide range of tools, technologies, and interests, virtually anyone could find something of interest. They even had a Cosplay repair station if you were cosplaying and had a malfunction.

EPO Computers Webster

Anyone who likes electronics, gadgets, toys, and things that bling or move, enjoyed EPO Webster where they learned how to be an engineer and repair their own gizmos and gadgets.  This year, they showcased custom BB-8 robots and awesome electric scooters!

ExitusVR

ExitusVr, located in Comicpalooza’s Maker’s Space, showcased their Virtual Reality Escape Room along with several walk up play stations during Comicpalooza weekend. ExitusVR is the only virtual reality escape room in Houston. ExitusVR offers the unique opportunity for up to 6 players at the same time to escape the COSMOS, rescue a child in the game MIND HORROR, defeat a crazy composer on DECOMPOSE, or escape your office from the deadly Belko Experiment before time runs out! In their games, players flew in zero gravity, solved puzzles, shot robots with lasers, and much more through single player or even multiplayer experiences!

Virtual Reality is only a relatively new phenomenon which allows us to experience things we’d never thought possible in normal day-to-day life.

 

Harris County Public Library

Learn about the successes and the opportunities at the Jocelyn H. Lee Innovation Lab, a free community makerspace at the Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch library in Clear Lake.  Attendees participated in free maker activities, used equipment, and received samples. Live demonstrations of digital fabrication tools available at HCPL branches and hands-on 'maker' activities.

Houston Chrome LLC

There’s nothing like the vibrant allure of color chrome.  Guests checked out completed projects including Captain Phasma’s costume. What was even better, you could touch! Demonstrations/videos of the application process were also shown.

Houston Community College

HCC shared 3D printing from our Fabrication and Innovation Lab with exhibits of 3D printers and objects. Attendees saw what a Vandegraph was for interactive fun!  Training consoles from Manufacturing and Engineering were available for use.

Pop Soap

You could check out All Natural Vegan handmade soap, bath bombs, shower gels, beard oils, body butters, lip balms, and candles, all with a pop culture twist. We even showed you how to make it yourself!

Spaceboy Universe 

Spaceboy Universe is a live internet broadcast hosted by husband and wife, Spaceboy and Surlana. Together the couple covered the topics of history, fringe science, gaming, music, pop-culture and technology.

 

 

 

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