Kickstarter, Avnet, and Dragon Innovation are bringing Hardware Studio to CES in Las Vegas, January 9-12.
The massive annual gathering tends to focus on the rollout of shiny new gadgets, but we wanted to do something a little different. We’ll be live streaming conversations with designers, engineers, and makers about how the innovative hardware products that CES celebrates get made, and sharing tips for how to make the manufacturing process less daunting.
The Hardware Studio booth will be a hub of activity. Stop by to see demos of Joto, a robotic drawing board; Sisyphus, a meditative kinetic sculpture; and many other Kickstarter-funded inventions. You can also meet with experts from Avnet and Dragon Innovation, who will be holding office hours for hardware startups. Creators can sign up for these one-on-one sessions to ask questions and get advice about factory selection, sourcing, manufacturing, and much more. Sign up for a session here.
Throughout the show, we'll be hosting live-streamed chats with hardware creators about how they approached manufacturing and brought their projects to life. Read on for the full schedule.
Tuesday, January 9
Times are PST.
10 am — Intro with Kickstarter, Dragon, and Avnet
11 am — PiMax
12 pm — Gnarbox
1 pm — Joto
2 pm — Como Audio
3 pm — Pico Brew
4 pm — BleepBleeps
5 pm — Daily recap with Kickstarter, Dragon, and Avnet
Kano's Pixel Kit
Wednesday, January 10
Thursday, January 11
Friday, January 12
CES takes place January 9–12 in Las Vegas, Nevada. You can visit Hardware Studio at Booth 50211 in Eureka Park, on the lower level at the Sands, just inside the main entrance.