We’re super excited to announce the MAKE5000 contest winners!
Grand Prize Winner: Adam Proctor of Boston, MA
Adam is a Personal 3D Printing early adopter using the technology for Art and Engineering alike. A lifelong maker, he is involved with printer-for-hire sites and makerspaces as well as starting his local 3D Printing Club. He has had pieces in local art galleries and has been a guest speaker for local organizations and media. He prefers free or open tools for designing things to print on his Replicator1. Will have the “Sphero Carrier” design refined and considered for next accessory for Sphero!
2nd Place: Lauren Ivey out of the Bay Area in California.
Lauren is an engineer, hacker and builder of cool things. Seriously, take a look at The Gauntlet Glove on Instructables - It’s awesome! Lauren will be getting an ultimaker 2, the latest in Ultimaker 3D printers now assembled in the USA, right down in Memphis, TN. She will also get a full set of Sphero accessories, including some of the first Terrain Park and Chariots off the production lines.
3rd Place: Botz’R’Us team in the UK
Adrian and his team of housemates in England are a group of engineers and makers that created the Picapol design for the contest. Andrei is the restless mastermind, chief designer and engineer, Adrian is the house’s developer navigating through the dark art of coding and Oana is our storyteller who rocks the creative side. Finally, there’s Lavinia who keep the Botz’R’Us team on track with her magical clock, making sure we hit insane deadlines (like entering Make 5000 1h before midnight) or sticking to silly budgets.The Botz’R’Us team will be receiving a deluxe package from Sphero including a Sphero 2.0, Ollie, and as many accessories as we can fit in the box.
CONGRATULATION MAKERS! THIS WAS AWESOME!