The 3D Playground will feature a variety of fun 3D experiences. Come get hands on opportunities with 3D printing, virtual reality, and design. See how these solutions are being applied to end-use applications. Talk with the operators about their experiences to mature your understanding of this rapidly growing field.
Mechdyne Corp. VR Solutions Center
Learn about the power virtual reality can have in manufacturing, from engineering to production and maintenance. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in and view various processes through virtual reality.
Rippl3D Rover Design Challenge
Engage in the design of a Mars Rover to achieve multiple missions: Mission 1 – Carry a payload over Mars rocky terrain; Mission 2 – Carry a payload over Mars sandy terrain. Ambitious teams can test their skills at optimizing their Mars Rover designs for both missions! Participants will have the opportunity to design, build and test their Mars Rovers to learn how wheel size & shape combine with a gear train to achieve the prescribed missions. For the creative types, each team will be required to develop a team logo. Recognition will be given to the most creative team logo!