Fall Fab & Technology Workshops

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Fall Fab & Technology Workshops

The Innovative Media, Research and Commercialization Center (IMRC) invites you to participate in a new workshop series utilizing the unique array of technology that the IMRC has to offer to the residents of the state of Maine.  The IMRC serves as a technology and start up incubator for our local communities by providing training and and opening up access to cutting edge technology.  If you’d like to register for any of the workshops below or if you have any questions, please contact the instructor via their listed email address on our workshop page. You can also view a full listing of our workshop offerings including dates, times and fees on our workshop page here: http://imrccenter.com/workshops/

Fall Workshops include:

Workshop #1: Wooden Automata: Blending old & new technologies

The object of this workshop is to familiarize participants with the tools and techniques that are used in making wooden, hand-cranked automata via both new and old forms of technology. This workshop will include creation of automata via the IMRC fabrication equipment (i.e. laser cutter, 3D printer, wood shop, etc.)

Workshop #2: Designing with a Laser Cutter
Learn how to use vector design software such as Adobe Illustrator to print / cut with a laser cutter and get actual hands on experience with our Universal Laser cutter system.

Workshop #3: Apple Products Professional
Learn professional user techniques on a variety of Apple software platforms.  Three workshops, one each day focused on the following subjects: Mac fundamentals, iPad/iPhone fundamentals & iBooks Author

Workshop #4: From 3D Scanning to 3D Printing
Learn how to 3D Scan an object or person with a variety of techniques, then 3D print it on one of our 3D printing systems at the IMRC. 

Workshop #5: CNC Design, Setup, and Machining
Learn to create 2.5 and 3D designs in Aspire V8 to then send to the CNC Machine for cutting. Learn to understand how to delineate Speeds and Feeds for basic CNC Machining on the Shop Sabre 4896. Learn to set up and use the CNC



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