Risha_ which means feather in Arabic_ is a new concept for laser cutters that is opensource, portable, DIY, and easy to use. The machine interfaces with mobile phone to expand the user base and make technology accessible for _almost_ anyone, as long as they can sketch or draw. For more information on the story, please check Q &A page
Moushira is a multidisciplinary designer with experience ranging between ecological building techniques, interaction design, and community building. Trained as an architect, she has worked for development project in the mountains of Sinai and Sahara of Morocco while experimenting with locals alternative building techniques. She is an opensource advocate where she served as a consultant to the Wikimedia Foundation. She recently finished her masters in interaction design where she develops systems for art and non-profit purposes. In her free time, Moushira investigates alternative ways of connecting things to the internet of things!
Sameh is a mechanical design guru who has been tinkering things since the age of two! He designs CNC machines in his free time, and besides Risha, he is currently building an elevator, an expandable 3D printer, among other stuff. He has an experience in automotive design, working on design and manufacturing of a Formula Student race car for 2 years. Sameh is a mechanical engineering senior student at Alexandria University.
Sherif is a circuits guru who has been manipulating voltages since middle school. Graduated from textile engineering, where he developed systems for heat conductivity throught fabrics in smart and cheap way. In his free time, he makes TVs, coffee machines, robotic arms, and tracking systems! Besides Risha he is also working on developing a DIY microscope as part of a remote lab setting.