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14 09, 2013

Technical Support

By | 2017-12-01T22:41:24+00:00 September 14th, 2013|front|0 Comments

IMRC provides in-house experts and peer-to-peer mentorships for technical support in production and prototyping. In addition to general support, workforce training, and workshops, the IMRC is happy to provide a full range of specialty services for individual, groups or businesses. The services are provided on a fee basis and vary depending of the [...]

14 09, 2013

Innovation Facilities

By | 2017-12-01T22:41:24+00:00 September 14th, 2013|front|2 Comments

State-of-the-art workspaces with high-end design/prototyping tools and media production facilities. The new facilities and state-of-the-art equipment in the IMRC Center greatly support ones ability to pursue their research and creative activities, and to work in collaboration with business and industry throughout Maine. The Center’s general aim is to develop a [...]

13 09, 2013

Community of Innovation

By | 2017-12-01T22:41:24+00:00 September 13th, 2013|front|0 Comments

Collaborate and connect with a network of fellow innovators, creators and forward thinkers. The IMRC Center provides a CITE for innovation: Community,  Innovation facilities,  Technical support, and Education. Code and Creativity Conference at the University of Maine Community: a place to collaborate with a network of fellow innovators, creators and forward thinkers and connect with a [...]

17 02, 2013

The Free Universal Construction Kit

By | 2013-02-17T19:17:44+00:00 February 17th, 2013|World News|0 Comments

THE FREE UNIVERSAL CONSTRUCTION KIT Posted by   fffffat Ever wanted to connect your Legos and Tinkertoys together? Now you can — and much more. Announcing the Free Universal Construction Kit: a set of adapters for complete interoperability between 10 popular construction toys. via The Free Universal Construction Kit | [...]

6 12, 2012

Origins of a Trend

By | 2017-12-01T22:41:28+00:00 December 6th, 2012|Work & Activities|0 Comments

Today I was practicing screen printing white on dark colors. It's one of those things you just can't do when you're printing from a computer printer. It got me thinking about the nature of trends, and how often times what we think happens due to popularity really has its origins [...]

3 12, 2012

3D Photo Booth

By | 2012-12-03T12:51:39+00:00 December 3rd, 2012|World News|0 Comments

3D photo booths are now in Tokyo and in NYC. Soon they'll be everywhere. Not long after that, they will be fading into nostalgia as the technology becomes so cheap that we all have 3D printers in our homes. 3D photobooth recently opened in Tokyo November 28th, 2012 3D printing [...]

3 12, 2012

WSU News Center – 3-D printer makes parts from moon rock

By | 2012-12-03T02:47:01+00:00 December 3rd, 2012|World News|0 Comments

PULLMAN, Wash. - Imagine landing on the moon or Mars, putting rocks through a 3-D printer and making something useful – like a needed wrench or replacement part. "It sounds like science fiction, but now it’s really possible,’’ says Amit Bandyopadhyay, professor in the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering [...]

3 12, 2012

Screen Printing 101

By | 2017-12-01T22:41:29+00:00 December 3rd, 2012|Work & Activities|0 Comments

Some people are able to learn new skills from books and videos and instructors. Maybe I just have focus issues, but I learn best by doing things wrong. Then I can go back to the instructional materials and it all clicks into place. Thus our first lessons in screen printing [...]

7 11, 2012

Why Silk Screening?

By | 2017-12-01T22:41:46+00:00 November 7th, 2012|Work & Activities|0 Comments

Some people have hobbies. I have obsessions. Lately one of my primary obsessions is silk screening, or more accurately, screen printing since the screens aren't actually made of silk anymore. I'm actually a little surprised at this. For majority of my creative career I've had a passion for high-tech, always [...]