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3D Printing at the SMS: Other Maker Tools

Miscellaneous tools

The SMS has a variety of maker tools available for use in the studio.They include but are not limited to:

  • Leap Motion controller - gesture-based device

  • Oculus Rift - virtual reality device

  • Emotiv - brain computer interface technology

  • LittleBits - easy-to-use, magnetic, electronic building blocks

  • Makey Makey - an electronic invention tool and toy that allows users to connect everyday objects to computer programs

  • Soldering tool

  • Heat gun

  • Wood burning tool

  • Exacto knives

  • Superglue

  • Acrylic paint / small paintbrushes

Our various tools are free to use by Kent State students and are available on a first come, first served basis. Please note that use of above tools may require a brief instructional session with one of our SMS consultants. For more information, stop in during our regular business hours.