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At the first Young Maker Workshop of 2015 guests created their own wearable tech in the form of e-textiles!

Also known as electronic textiles, smart textiles or smart fabrics, e-textiles are fabrics that enable digital components and electronics to be embedded in them. Many intelligent clothing, smart clothing, wearable technology and wearable computing projects involve the use of e-textiles.

Using conductive string, fabric, LED lights and batteries, guests fashioned a light-up cuff bracelet to wear themselves or to give to their valentine.


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Celebrities in the World of Forensics Converge at Science Night Live

Producer of TV series “Bones” and Orlando’s Dr. G Headline Orlando Science Center’s 60th Anniversary Kickoff
Saturday, Feb. 21; 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.

ORLANDO, Fla. (Feb. 9, 2015) — Orlando Science Center is reserved strictly for adults at Science Night Live on Saturday, Feb. 21 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. The first SNL of the year features celebrity scientists including world-famous Dr. Henry Lee, local favorite Jan Garavaglia, M.D. (aka Dr. G), the producer of the TV series “Bones” Dr. Kathy Reichs and more as they demystify the forensic sciences. This event is the kickoff to Orlando Science Center’s 60th anniversary celebration.

In addition, visitors can view stars and planets from the Crosby Observatory; conduct their own crime scene investigations in Dr. Dare’s Laboratory; delight in food and adult beverages available for purchase; explore hands-on exhibits and so much more!

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The results are in! The winning team of the second annual Otronicon Game Jam is... Sandwiches are Delicious!

Each winning team member received their own Intel® RealSense™ Technology development kit. Thank you to all the presenting organizations: the University of Central Florida School of Visual Arts & Design, Intel® RealSense™ Technology, E2i Creative Studio and Chronospien Interactive.


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It was a "shockingly" good time during day two of Otronicon!

Photo Credit: Roberto Gonzalez


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Otronicon After Dark featured special programming on Friday and and Saturday evenings including presentations and panels featuring Dan Barstow, Jim Brazell, Dr. Kelly Hale and Dr. Steve Fiore; chiptunes performances from Kawaii 8 Bit and Ben Briggs; skywatching in the Crosby Observatory; and more. Guests also enjoyed food courtesy of Sus Hi Eatstation.

Photo Credit: Gelderland Productions


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