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Indian Maker Stories @ Melbourne Mini Maker Faire

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A talk about Indian Maker movement and some of the work we have done so far. In this talk, I focus mainly on the work around the theme of "Making a difference in lives of poorest and needy people in rural area of India".
- Indian Makerspaces
- Vigyan Ashram Projects
- REDX and some of the projects

( There are hundreds of people contributing to Indian Maker Movement. This talk is about some of the work done by Vigyan Ashram and REDX )

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Indian Maker Stories @ Melbourne Mini Maker Faire

  1. 1. INDIAN MAKER STORIES Samarth Shah https://www.linkedin.com/in/samarthpshah Twitter : @SamarthShah_
  2. 2. ABOUT ME
  3. 3. MY STORY ROBOTICS, INTRO TO VIGYAN ASHRAM
  4. 4. EDUCATION IN RURAL AREAS • Solar Panels • Automated Systems for their farms
  5. 5. FabEd - Machine for cow dung plastering FabEd workshop - Multipurpose table cum chair
  6. 6. Fab Lab in Education : FabEd workshop Vigyan ashram + IIT Fab Lab
  7. 7. 3D Printing Jewellery designed and made on 3D printer during FabEd workshop by IX std students of Mukhai village.
  8. 8. PRECISION AGRICULTURE - GEODESIC BIOMES • Develop device/electronic circuit to control humidity, water supply, temperature, timer
  9. 9. EGG INCUBATOR – DEVELOPED IN THE FAB LAB • Improved Incubation box for maximum Heat Retention • Incubation capacity is 100- 1000 eggs in 21-24 days • Fully automatic i.e. Controlled Temperature & humidity and Tray rotation
  10. 10. BROWN RICE DE-HUSKING MACHINE • Low power consumption • Easy/ simple Operation • Low cost and Low maintenance • Produces brown rice without losing nutritional value. • 10 times efficient than traditional hand pounding
  11. 11. SOLAR BASUNDI MAKER ( INDIAN SNACKS MADE FROM MILK AND REQUIRED LOTS OF FUEL )
  12. 12. TALKING GANESHA • Internet Q&A system for blind people. • User can ask question and get audio response. • System converts audio to text format and send their query to Wolframe alpha search engine.
  13. 13. • 3D printer for printing prosthetic Leg • 3D Printer Developed by Fab Labs in Japan and Philipines (Bohol Fab Lab) being tested in Vigyan Ashram Collaboration between Japanese's Fab Lab + Bohol Fab Lab in Philippines + Vigyan Ashram
  14. 14. PROSTHETIC HAND • 3D Printer • Muscle Sensor • Arduino • Demo
  15. 15. Prosthetic Hand Made in Pabal for the people in Pabal
  16. 16. SKINSPECT Developed By : Akshat Wahi , Aparajita Sahoo, Forum Shah
  17. 17. AND MANY MORE
  18. 18. NEWS PAPER ‘SAKAAL’ COVERED NEWS OF FAB LAB ‘TALKING GANESHA’
  19. 19. INDIAN MAKER MOVEMENT • FabLab, Vigyan Ashram ( FabLab 0 ), FAN ( Fab Asia Network ), MakerFest, Maker Mela, 3D Printers from scratch, Hackerspaces, Makerspaces
  20. 20. MELBOURNE MAKERSPACES • Connected Community Hackerspace, M.E.S.H ,Brunswick Makerspace, RHoK, Footscray Maker Lab
  21. 21. HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED ? • Join Meetups/ Makerspaces • Connected Community Hackerspace • M.E.S.H • Brunswick Makerspace • Footscray Maker Lab • RHoK • Documentation • Spread the word
  22. 22. THANKS Happy Making ! https://www.linkedin.com/in/samarthpshah Twitter : @SamarthShah_
  23. 23. WEBSITES • http://vigyanashram.com/ • http://www.redx.io/#about • http://makersasylum.com/ • http://diyhacking.com/ • Many more • And search for “Indian Maker Movement” online

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