Maker Culture is Booming at CHTF 2014

SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 24, 2014 — (PRNewswire) — Maker refers to a contemporary culture which stands for a technology-based extension of DIY culture; it is a non-profit group that transforms various creative ideas into reality. On November 16, a corporation agreement of the International Maker Center was signed at China Hi-Tech Fair 2014 (CHTF 2014). Meanwhile this center cooperated with Germany Steinbeis University to build up the Shenzhen International Maker Center, which will attract more resources and capital worldwide, hence creating a new era of Maker.

Maker Culture is Booming at CHTF 2014

At present, the group of Makers is booming in China, they keep transforming fancy into real constantly. For example, a product named Thermode can make a smart phone to a thermometer by inserting it into its headphone jack. It can accurately measure the body and environmental temperature within 0.0025 seconds. Take another example - Touchturn, a bicycle navigation system which is useful in riding and avoiding getting lost, which creates a joyful trip for cycling enthusiasts. It is easy to find such products at CHTF 2014, and the creators are usually passionate youths with infinite originality and ambitions. Maker is their common name.

A large creation and entrepreneurship road show - Maker Night - held at Camellia Hall of Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center on November 16, and it attracted over 600 Maker enthusiasts from all over the world to participate. Through the road show, this activity displays the project of creation and entrepreneurship such as Internet coverage, intelligent robot and 3D printing are all created by Makers within 48 hours.

The value of creation is talented persons. Makers from around the world will show, achieve and continue their dream at CHTF 2014. CHTF offers opportunities for small scale corporations, youthful students and Makers from home and abroad in entrepreneurship, as well as provides a significant platform for innovation.

About CHTF

Approved by the State Council of the People's Republic of China in 1999, China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF) is held in Shenzhen from November 16-21 every year. It is co-hosted by the Ministry of Commerce and other state ministries as well as the Shenzhen Municipal People's Government. It is the largest and most influential Chinese technical exhibition, which is well known as the "No.1 Technology Show in China."

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