3Dcamp in Limerick next month


3Dcamp, the “un-conference Barcamp which looks at The Internet Beyond Web 2.0″, will be running on Saturday June 11th in the University of Limerick. Areas of interest include:

  • 3D visualizations (Blender, Sketchup),
  • Gestural Interfaces (Kinect)
  • Robotics
  • Gaming
  • Mapping mashups, GPS,
  • Location based Services (LBSs),
  • Haptics and augmented toys (eg. Wiimote hacks),
  • Augmented reality
  • Virtual worlds (Second Life, the Metaverse),
  • Mirror worlds (Google Earth and Virtual Earth),
  • Interactive art installations
  • …and all things 3D.

There will be plenty of hacking-related talks and workshops this year on subjects such as “Tracking objects in 3D space” by Jeffrey Roe of TOG hackerspace in Dublin, “Escapism, Pedal Through Google Streetview On A Stationary Bike”, by Lette Moloney, and “How I built a Sheep Herding Robot” by Niall Dempsey. Registration is from 9am, with specific building details to follow. Attendance is free and all are welcome to the event.

You can keep up to date with all the latest details at: http://3dcamp.barcamp.ie/

June 1st Meetup


Thanks to everyone who made this weeks meetup and welcome to our 4 newest members. The push is now on for 091 Labs to find a place to call home. Speaking with Liam and Mark on Wednesday reminded us of Galway’s rich electronic engineering heritage. We hope to get some of the old DEC crew involved in future hardware hacking projects.

Our next community meetup is 7pm Tuesday, June 1st at the Galway Bakery Company. Come upstairs to the back section when you arrive and we will order from there. Some of us are going along to 3Dcamp this weekend which promises to be a great event. If you are in Dublin and free to attend we recommend checking it out.