Singapore Mini Maker Faire (26 & 27 Jul 2014)

The Singapore Mini Maker Faire is happening on 26 & 27 Jul 2014 at Senja-Cashew CC (101 Bukit Panjang Road
Singapore 679910)


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SIDA meeting on 23 Aug 2014 (Sat), 2pm

Dear All,

Notice is hereby given that the next SIDA Meeting will be held on Saturday, 23 Aug 2014, from 2.00 pm Venue: Mr Tan’s Office.

The agenda items will be:
* SIDA registered address change (10 min)
* Review SI-AP Projects (15 min)
* Project MH370 (1.5 hr)
* Break (15 min)
* Revise SIDA Patent Assistant Guideline from version 2.0 to 3.0 (30 min)
* SI-AP Corporate (1 hr)
* Invention gossip (30 min)
Total Duration (~ 4 hrs)

* For Sida members who are interested to join in the meeting, please drop me a message at

Below is the tweeter log for this meeting.


Inventor say HDB infringe cloth drying rack patent


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MIT scientists develop sensor-operated robotic fingers


  • * …a robotic extension to the human hand they said could help with everyday tasks.
  • * …two extra “fingers” – could be used to grasp, leaving the hand free to do other tasks.

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SI-AP#13: Project MH370 (Documentary)

This is meant for SI-AP#13: Project MH370 Team members.
To understand more on this project, you may take a look at the following videos



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Singapore TV show on DIY furniture


  • * …a new Channel 5 show, Do It Yourself, set to premiere next Tuesday at 9pm…
  • * …real projects in each episode and create unique, DIY (do-it-yourself) furniture pieces.

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Robots that park hospital beds


  • * …robot that can help steer a hospital bed and manoeuvre it to park in tight spots…
  • * …to be effortlessly operated by just one person…
  • * …licensed to Singapore-registered engineering firm Hope Technik.

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Meet the youngsters running their own companies


  • Thomas Suarez … working on a patent-pending 3D printer which, he says, will work 10 times faster than the MakerBot model
  • He also has his own company, CarrotCorp, formed when he was 11 years old and making his first apps.
  • “A lot of kids my age want to learn, but there’s no place to go because the schools aren’t teaching programming,” Thomas says.

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