Posts Tagged ‘MakerSpace’

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

Posted by Quincy Preston

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 those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be …

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

Posted by Quincy Preston

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 those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be …

Walsh Makerspace Opens in West Fort Worth Neighborhood

Posted by Lance Murray

The Walsh Makerspace is now open in a 7,200-acre neighborhood in west Fort Worth, bringing 21st-century technology and tools to its residents and to the public.

The 2,000-square-foot makerspace includes a woodshop, computer design software and 3D printers, a laser …

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

Creating a Maker City

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

The Maker City movement is big. So big that President Barack Obama declared June 17-23 National Week of Making

“During National Week of Making, we recommit to sparking the creative confidence of all Americans and to giving them the …

3 Things: It’s Not Too Late to Celebrate ‘National Week of Making’

Posted by Julia Falcon

Today’s stories include information on National Week of Making, a former SMU student and other athletes teaming up to help police, and Instagram and Twitter are introducing new features.

Although today is the last day for National Week of Making

3 Things We’re Reading: Frisco’s Sci-Tech Discovery Center MakerSpace Opens June 11

Posted by Amanda Hayes

NEW MAKERSPACE COMING TO FRISCO; GOOGLE EXPRESS EXPANDS GROCERY DELIVERY; PARKLAND HOSPITAL RECOGNIZED FOR CREATIVE SOLUTIONS


Every day Dallas Innovates staffers scour websites looking for the most interesting, important, and unusual stories about innovation and creativity. Here are three we