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Fab lab

Fab lab
A fab lab (fabrication laboratory) is a small-scale workshop offering (personal) digital fabrication.[1][2] A fab lab is generally equipped with an array of flexible computer controlled tools that cover several different length scales and various materials, with the aim to make "almost anything".[3] This includes technology-enabled products generally perceived as limited to mass production. While fab labs have yet to compete with mass production and its associated economies of scale in fabricating widely distributed products, they have already shown the potential to empower individuals to create smart devices for themselves. These devices can be tailored to local or personal needs in ways that are not practical or economical using mass production. History[edit] Popular equipment and projects[edit] Flexible manufacturing equipment within a fab lab can include: FabFi[edit] List of labs[edit] MIT maintains a listing of all official Fab Labs, worldwide. See also[edit] References[edit]

FabLab South Africa Innovation ouverte Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Elle peut concerner tous les domaines de la recherche. Dans sa matérialisation économique, elle se traduit souvent par des plates-formes et outils d'échanges de type Give and Get (donner/recevoir) ou des plates-formes mutualisées d'innovation. Dans certains cas, par exemple pour les prix (allant jusqu'à 1 million de US dollars) délivrés par une entreprise qui joue le rôle d'intermédiaire en innovation ouverte comme InnoCentive, il s'agit d'inviter les « esprits créatifs » à trouver les meilleurs chances de résoudre le mieux possible, et le plus vite possible les problèmes les plus graves que l'humanité doit affronter[1] (problèmes de biodiversité, pollution, climat, santé environnementale, alimentation, développement, éducation). Dans ce cas, en échange des bourses scientifiques qui sont offertes aux chercheurs retenus, il leur est demandé de publier leurs résultats sous une licence perpétuelle, libre, gratuite[2],[3]. Remarques :

Open design RepRap general-purpose 3D printer that not only could be used to make structures and functional components for open-design projects but is an open-source project itself. Uzebox is an open-design video game console.[1] Zoybar open source guitar kit With 3-D printed body[4] Open design is the development of physical products, machines and systems through use of publicly shared design information. Open design involves the making of both free and open-source software (FOSS) as well as open-source hardware. History[edit] Sources of the open-design movement[edit] Sharing of manufacturing information can be traced back to the 18th and 19th century.[6][7] Aggressive patenting put an end to that period of extensive knowledge sharing.[8] More recently, principles of open design have been related to the free software and open source movements.[9] In 1997 Eric S. The idea of open design was taken up, either simultaneously or subsequently, by several other groups and individuals. See also[edit]

Culinary and Event Management Tekla Labs Internet : Avec CrowdSpirit, l'internaute devient créateur de produits électroniques Le web 2.0 a déjà accouché de nombreux sites où les consommateurs assument un pouvoir de recommandation sur des produits ou des services existants. Et si, demain, c?était les internautes qui se chargeaient d'en concevoir de nouveaux ? L? Le site, encore en version Beta, est lancé depuis septembre 2007. Un système de vote et de discussion permet de sélectionner une idée de départ, de l'affiner et de l'améliorer. En octobre dernier, la communauté a retenu un projet de calendrier numérique mural rassemblant les emplois du temps de toute la famille. Manquant de moyens, la société n? Si un produit les intéresse, les distributeurs s? L? Le patron de CrowdSpirit est conscient de l?

RepRap Project RepRap version 1.0 (Darwin) RepRap version 2.0 (Mendel) First part ever made by a Reprap to make a Reprap, fabricated by the Zaphod prototype, by Vik Olliver (2006/09/13) The RepRap project is a British initiative to develop a 3D printer that can print most of its own components.[1] RepRap (short for replicating rapid prototyper) uses an additive manufacturing technique called Fused filament fabrication (FFF) to lay down material in layers; a plastic filament or metal wire is unwound from a coil and supplies material to produce a part. The project calls it Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) to avoid trademark issues around the "fused deposition modeling" term. As an open design, all of the designs produced by the project are released under a free software license, the GNU General Public License.[2] History[edit] All of the plastic parts for the machine on the right were produced by the machine on the left. Video of RepRap printing an object RepRap 0.1 building an object 23 March 2005 Summer 2005

Law, Fire and Public Safety VOID - coffeemakescreative VOID is a conceptional processing magazine for the iPad. It is aimed to bring coding closer to designers, with focus on enhanced user integration and personalization with a strong visual approach. The magazine app features sections where the reader is able to explore projects, learn about other processing artists, manipulate source code live inside the app and immediately see the changes highlighted in the code. Users can save their modified versions of a sketch, screenshots or short videos to a custom dropbox folder that is linked to the app. It is also possible to share this data via facebook, twitter and email. Idea, Concept and App-Layout: Natalie Hanke Camera and Postproduction: Daniel Oliveira Carneiro Music: Pivot — Make Me Love You VOID App Cover VOID Particle Intro, blending into the cover Sign in with your existing dropbox account or create a new one VOID Table Of Contents Article Page "Continuum" and image gallery VOID table of contents and Portrait Page of Daniel Shiffman

YouNoodle | Satisfy your entrepreneurial appetite. CHANCE FOR A BETTER LIFE: New Zealand in demand of 50,000 workers | Live Travel Enjoy In New Zealand, which is in full economic upswing and whose people show affection towards immigration to get to know new places, is in need of foreign workers. One of the participants in the upcoming Fair Employment in Sydney is New Zealand, it will present 1,200 vacancies, Belgian media reported. This country, with one of the highest living standards in the world, will need in the next two years at least 50,000 foreign workers. IT specialists, construction workers, engineers, and health workers are most scarce. The biggest advantage of this distant country is its quality of life. Institute of Design at Stanford

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