Posts Tagged ‘MakerSpace’

Dallas Invents: Patents Granted in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington

Posted by Dallas Innovates

Dallas Invents is a weekly look at U.S. patents granted with a connection to the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area. Listings include patents granted by the USPTO to local assignees and/or those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be …

Schools Turn to Makerspaces to Build Better Thinkers, By Design

Posted by Dave Moore

Amidst the splendor of mile-high Rocky Mountain National Park, two eighth graders from Dallas’ Alcuin School had their heads firmly planted on computer hardware.

“All they talked about were components for computers,” said Tim Wilson, a design teacher at …

The Enterpreneur’s Arsenal: Interactive Maps for the DFW Innovation Ecosystem

Posted by Dallas Innovates

Looking to locate all things innovative in the North Texas region? Here’s the interactive toolkit that puts it at your fingertips. The maps include accelerators and incubators, innovation centers, makerspaces, executive offices, and coworking spaces. 

The growing startup community led …

Unique Makerspace on Tap for Walsh Development

Posted by Lance Murray

The massive Walsh development in far west Fort Worth will become the first master-planned community in the U.S. to have its own makerspace.

The space will debut in April in the $6 billion development that’s located on both sides of …

On Tap: Pinball School, #BigDGives, Entrepreneurs’ Organization, & an Evening with Macedonian Ambassador

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

Editor’s Picks of events for Nov. 24 – Dec. 1.

Thursday, Nov. 24

PRAIRIE LIGHTS  6 to 9 p.m. at Lynn Creek Park, 5610 Lake Ridge Parkway, in Grand Prairie. Drive through a 2-mile path featuring 4 million lights.

Sci-Tech Discovery Center Adds Maker Program for Veterans

Posted by Heather Noel

The Sci-Tech Discovery Center MakerSpace in Frisco is dedicating the first Fridays of each month to instructing military veterans.

During the free monthly event, veterans are invited to learn various engineering and construction skills such as metalworking, soldering, and …

Fort Worth Library Opens Free Makerspace

Posted by Heather Noel

Fort Worth now has its first free makerspace.

Housed inside the Fort Worth Library’s Northwest Branch, Panther Lab Makerspace will focus on coding, robotics, 3D printing, video creation, and more. There will be open studio times as well as organized …

South Dallas Makerspace Adds Electronics Lab

Posted by Heather Noel

ACME Creation Lab has added an electronics haven to its mix of offerings for creatives. 

The South Dallas makerspace is housed in a converted warehouse space at 1219 S. Riverfront Blvd. 

The new 500-square-foot E-Lab will offer tools such as …

UTA Attends White House Makerspace Roundtable

Posted by Lance Murray

The University of Texas at Arlington was the only Texas school in attendance at the recent “Nation of Makers” meeting at the White House. 

UTA was one of nine universities at the gathering of nearly 200 makerspace leaders at the …

Not Sure Which DFW Makerspace Is Right For You? Here’s Your Guide

Posted by Amanda Hayes

The makerspace community is thriving in Dallas-Fort Worth and has something to offer everyone from video gamers and podcasters to quilters and graphic designers. Scattered all over the region and ranging from two members to 1,200, read this list of