California’s College of the Canyons (COC) officially opened up their second MakerSpace facility last week, giving their students and community members a new place to manufacture and prototype their ideas.
Dr. Ron McFarland, dean of COC’s School of Applied Technologies said ‘If somebody is an inventor, a creative genius or just a tinkerer, they can come to MakerSpace and explore, develop or even build out a concept to its fruition.’
The new facility is equipped with 3D printers, modelling software and robotics that will allow the community members around COC to create with a series of resources that wouldn’t be available for individuals working alone.
Gif above shows a motion sensing robot made in the MakerSpace at COC. Source: College of the Canyons on Youtube.
McFarland says the development of the MakerSpace should be as organic as possible. ‘We’ll shape up our…