MAKE Magazine Industry Maker Awards on the Next Episode of Make: Live, DIY Webcast

Four companies that have shown outstanding support for independent maker/hacker culture will be presented with MAKE Magazine Industry Maker Awards (aka the "Makeys") on the next Make: Live. The awards show will broadcast live from World Maker Faire New York, at the Hall of Science in Queens.

What: In this special episode, live from World Maker Faire New York 2011, makers will offer a glimpse of the projects appearing over the two-day family event. Becky and Matt will check in with makers as they put the finishing touches on their art cars, flying robots, and automated Matrix-style imaging rigs. As part of the festivities, MAKE is excited to announce the first annual MAKE Magazine Industry Maker Awards, AKA "The Makeys." Companies and products are nominated in four categories -- "Most Hackable Gadget," "Most Repair Friendly," "Best Education/Outreach Program," and "Best Product Documentation" -- with the winners having been decided by a national public vote that ended Sept. 2. Find out who the recipients are by tuning into this special episode, Friday, Sept. 16, at 5pm EDT. In keeping with the spirit of MAKE, the physical trophies were produced in collaboration with Thingiverse.com (the 3D object sharing site), and manufactured by MakerBot Industries (3D printer manufactures).

When: Friday, September 16th at 2PM PT/5PM ET at: www.makezine.com/live

Who: Makers, Do-It-Yourselfers, Techies, Tinkerers, Gearheads, Engineers, Students, Parents, Families

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