While the rest of the world has been poring over details of salacious web leaks, or admiring Naspers’ entry into the world of streaming video, our team from makers.htxt.africa has been scouring the show hall at Maker Faire Cape Town for the best examples of local ingenuity and all-round awesomeness they can find.
Bandwidth at the V & A Waterfront hasn’t been great for uploading pics, but here’s our massive gallery of stuff to see – don’t forget that the event carries on for the rest of the weekend. Hover over the images to learn more.
Expect more updates over the next couple of days.
Going low tech with traditional flyers amidst the drones
A drone controlled with gestures
An Iron Man repulsor that pulses according to your heart beat
A cog printed in metal directly
Kids make their own cardboard arcades
An entire PC encapsulated in a keyboard
Designs to make a hot air balloon out of plastic bags, powered by the sun alone
Bracelets made out of discarded camera lenses
A radio system with both solar and crank-operated power options
makers.htxt.africa is attending Maker Faire Cape Town as a guest of CAD House and Sahara Systems, one of South Africa’s leading suppliers of 3D printers and maker gear.