W+K Tokyo

Inventors and Makers

On the last day of our management offsite a group of inventors and makers turned the mission church in to a science fair, courtesy of an organization called Make, a group of DIY and tech enthusiasts that make some amazing stuff.

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Dan tried out Mitch Altman’s invention, Trip Glasses which pulse sounds and lights at brainwave frequencies, that not only help with meditation, but apparently also induce hallucinations (for only $39.95!)
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Folks from Gigamacro Photography explained their technology which allows for super high resolution imagery, like this 6.5 Gigapixel Image of an eagle feather that was constructed from 7,584 photographs.
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Jeff Keyser shared his Retro Bluetooth Headset — an old handset that’s been deconstructed and fitted w/cell phone technology.
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Eddy Vromen from MakerBot Industries demonstrated his 3D printer that creates 3D objects using plastic (in this case, Eddy’s head).
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James Sears gave us a demonstration of his orb, a disk that emits light, and when spun quickly enough, displays images.
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This is Ben Cowden of 27 Gears. He has training as a blacksmith, and is now a kinetic sculptor. He demonstrated his robotic cocktail machine, a.k.a. “the corpse reviver.”
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Renny’s corpse needed a little reviving …
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