Bring your Ideas to Life in the Atomic Object Technology Showcase with #3DPrinting

The Atomic Object Technology Showcase is…

A place to explore the latest in technology and bring your ideas to life!

Did You Know: Faculty, staff, and students at GVSU can now print 3D objects… for FREE!

Where: Room 012 atrium level at the Mary Idema Pew Library

When:

Monday,Wednesday from 10a-10p

Tuesday, Thursday from 10a-9p

Friday from 11a-5p

Why: The Atomic Object Technology Showcase exists to serve as a place to showcase new technologies and introduce the students and faculty of Grand Valley to emerging technologies. All of the technologies have an educational component to them, and could be used to help both student learning and professor teaching.

What: This is the fun part… all the technology! We have over 30 different advanced technologies, from Google Glass to 3D printing.

Here are some of our favorites:

The Oculus Rift, immerse yourself in a 360 degree, 3D world!

The Oculus Rift, immerse yourself in a 360 degree, 3D world!

The Double Robot, A telepresence machine that lets you be in two places at one!

The Double Robot, A telepresence machine that lets you be in two places at one!

Google Cardboard- Like the Oculus rift, but for a fraction of the cost!

Google Cardboard- Like the Oculus rift, but for a fraction of the cost!

Makerbot 3D printers!  3D print… For Free!!!

Makerbot 3D printers!
3D print… For Free!!!

What To Do Now: Come in anytime we’re open and see what we have to offer!

Interviews with Students:

Kelsey- “My favorite technology is the smell one”- by which she means our newest piece of technology, the OPhone! This gadget can recreate smells on the fly!

Brendan- “I heard about it through a friend that said to come check it out, and was surprised how cool it was.”

Aaron- “I am definitely going to have to check this room out more often!”

This post was written by Travis Brubaker, Emerging Technology Specialist and student assistant in the showcase.

Learn more about the Atomic Object Technology Showcase.

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