Media Alert: Intel Empowers Innovators at Maker Faire Bay Area

WHAT:

Maker Faire Bay Area

Intel is the presenting sponsor of the 10th annual Maker Faire. The Intel booth will feature hands-on learning activities, interactive games and demonstrations of inventions made with Intel® Edison and Intel® Galileo, including a DJ experience by Thud Rumble*, robot laser tag and carnival-style games by Two Bit Circus*, among other displays.

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Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, left, is showing an interactive LED Matrix by Joey Hudy, 17, right, at the Intel booth during last year’s Bay Area Maker Faire in San Mateo, Calif., Saturday, May 17, 2014. Ten Intel® Galileo development boards are used to power this matrix of 1,000 LEDs. Hudy was Intel’s youngest intern.

WHEN:

May 16-17

Saturday 10 a.m.-8 p.m. PT

Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. PT

WHERE:

San Mateo Event Center

1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo, CA 94403

Intel booth to be located in the midway section

ALSO:

MakerCon

Sponsored by Intel, the business- and innovation-oriented MakerCon will feature maker workshops, startup pitches, informational sessions and keynotes, and a special track for educators on May 12-13 at the Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco.

MORE INFO:

MakerFaire.com and MakerCon.com

CONTACTS:

Alison Wesley, Intel

alison.e.wesley@intel.com

About Intel

Intel (NASDAQ: INTC), a leader in the semiconductor industry, is shaping the data-centric future with computing and communications technology that is the foundation of the world’s innovations. The company’s engineering expertise is helping address the world’s greatest challenges as well as helping secure, power and connect billions of devices and the infrastructure of the smart, connected world – from the cloud to the network to the edge and everything in between. Find more information about Intel at newsroom.intel.com and intel.com.

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