Hackaday World Create Day at Supplyframe DesignLab

Let's get together and make cool stuff. Hackaday Prize 2017 Design Your Concept round is officially ON!

Saturday, April 22, 2017 12:00 pm PDT - Saturday, April 22, 2017 03:00 pm PDT Local time zone:
Supplyframe DesignLab, Pasadena, California
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Create tech solutions for social change on Hackaday World Create Day, our worldwide brainstorming session! We'll form teams and submit our project ideas to the first round of the Hackaday Prize, Design Your Concept.

The Goal:

Form a team (or work on your own) and submit a project to the Hackaday Prize design challenge.

See challenge details here:

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Need some inspiration for your project? Here are some ideas:

IUT! IoT (Internet of Useful Things) - The Internet of Useful Things showcases a way to build a better tomorrow with the data you track and analyze. Prevent sick cattle and livestock with an IoT Farm, create a way for denizens to find clean well water in rural villages, or reduce energy waste in a smart home.

Wheels, Wings, and Walkers - Movement and support for things that help move humanity forward are the objectives of your project. Wheelchairs, environmental drones, kickass bicycles for all shapes and sizes- these are the things to think about.

Assistive technologies - Build a project that helps others move better, see better, or live better. Imagine custom-fit eco-friendly respiratory masks, reliable utensils for the disabled, or refreshable braille displays for image text. Turn 'disability' into 'this ability'.

• Or any other idea you have to hack for social change! Leverage your talent and find solutions to address technology issues facing humanity today.

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• 12pm: Introductions, meet n greet, eat some snacks

• 12:30pm: Form teams, brainstorm and create your project proposals. See the other entries here:

• 2pm: Share ideas in a round of lightning pitches and get feedback from the other teams

• 2:30pm: Submit your project ideas to the Hackaday Prize design challenge according to

• 3pm: Wrap up and celebrate!

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What to Bring:

• Your laptop and charger

• Pen and paper

• A brain ready to generate ideas

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And if you haven't already, check out the 2017 Hackaday Prize video below!



The Design Lab is at 30 E Del Mar Blvd, Pasadena, CA. You probably won't find street parking nearby, but please see this Google map showing the Supplyframe DesignLab location and nearby parking structures:

• Del Mar Station Parking Structure (2 min walk), 198 South Raymond Avenue. 626.817.0827

• Schoolhouse Park & Walk Structure (7 min walk), 33 East Green Street. 626.577.8963

• De Lacey Park & Walk Structure (10 min walk), 45 South De Lacey Avenue. 626.577.8963

Public Transportation

Using the Metro Goldline trains is quick and easy. It takes about 20 mins from Union Station in downtown LA to Del Mar Station, which is less than 2 minutes walk from our front door. Trains run about every 10 mins during the day, and 20 mins at night from 11pm-2am.

There are also buses that serve Old Town Pasadena. The nearest intersection is FAIR OAKS/DEL MAR BLVD, PASADENA, CA 91105. You can find timetables or use the Metro Trip Planner at

  • Hackaday LA's World Create Day

    Shulie Tornel04/24/2017 at 19:57 0 comments

    Over at Supplyframe DesignLab, Hackaday LA Headquarters, we hosted one of the flagship World Create Day events! Lots of great collaboration, feedback, and discussions.

    We had a few hackers bring projects:

    This 3D printed project with an accelerator sensor tracks if you're walking level or not. Created by Joan Horvath.

    Diego of Deezmaker brought his open actuator project to show us his progress and future plans!

    Boian Mitov's robotic car is in working condition! But with all projects, ran into a bump in the road by losing a tire! Anyone got AAA? :) A fun demo!

    Here is Rich Cameron's mirrored LED goggles! Super fun and cool project. We think every person got to try these on that day.

    World Create Day is also all about brainstorming and conceptualizing an idea. Here is Edward sketching out his electromagnetic motion charging device!

    Here is Roger showing off the Hackaday Prize tee. Hackers who submitted a project into the Hackaday Prize 2017 got to take one of these home!

    A really fun event to see what hackers are submitting to the Prize and supporting those who are thinking about it!

    Some other topics we discussed in groups were Hacker Calculus, Raspberry Pi for the visually impaired, VR in Switzerland and call blocking devices. Tons of great project feedback sessions going on. Thanks so much to the Hackaday LA community! Hope we get to do something like this (for a longer event) soon.

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