An assortment of products using Zigbee.
My favorite find at this booth is this light switch: it harvests enough energy from the motion of the switch to send the signal to the receiver with no internal battery whatsoever!
The WeMo system of connected hardware to automate your home. WeMo plans to release a maker-accessible version to add to their system later this year!
I got to try the 3Doodler! It feels like a Squiggle Wiggle Writer and Bendaroos put together. It has a few uses like adding analog looking ornaments to your 3D prints or making a thin spoke on a bike that the printer would need an annoying amount of support material for. Honestly, I don’t think it’s very practical but I really like it–maybe it’s just fun to feel like a kid again.
These cool cats think that interaction designers shouldn’t have to go thru so much trouble to get their hardware and sensors online. So they created this amazing web based programmable board. Looks great to me, and they were super nice. Totally signed up for their beta test.
These robots are designed for children as young as 8 to learn about robotics.