What’s FabLab?

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What is a fab lab?   什么是Fab实验室?
Fab labs are a global network of local labs, enabling invention by providing access to tools for digital fabrication.
Fab实验室是一个世界在地实验室的全球网络组织,通过提供工具做数字化制造与发明。

What’s in a fab lab?   Fab实验室里有什么?
Fab labs share an evolving inventory of core capabilities to make (almost) anything, allowing people and projects to be shared.
Fab厂实验室分享”几呼什么都可做出来” 的核心能力与累积,允许民众与项目做分享。

What does the fab lab network provide?   Fab实验室网络可提供什么?
Operational, educational, technical, financial, and logistical assistance beyond what’s available within one lab.
每个实验室可依情形提供操作、教育、技术、资金和运行援助。

Who can use a fab lab?   谁可以使用Fab实验室?
Fab labs are available as a community resource, offering open access for individuals as well as scheduled access for programs
Fab厂实验室可以作为一个社会资源,提供开放获取个人以及项目计划。

What are your responsibilities?   Fab实验室的成员职责是什么?
safety: not hurting people or machines
operations: assisting with cleaning, maintaining, and improving the lab
knowledge: contributing to documentation and instruction
安全:不伤害人或机器。
操作:协助清洁、维护和改善实验室。
知识:协助文档和操作手册建置。

Who owns fab lab inventions?   谁拥有Fab实验室的发明?
Designs and processes developed in fab labs can be protected and sold however an inventor chooses, but should remain available for individuals to use and learn from.
在工厂的实验室开发的设计和工艺,可以被保护或发明者可选择出售,但应保持供个人使用和学习的机会。

How can businesses use a fab lab?   企业如何运用Fab实验室?
Commercial activities can be prototyped and incubated in a fab lab, but they must not conflict with other uses, they should grow beyond rather than within the lab, and they are expected to benefit the inventors, labs, and networks that contribute to their success.
在Fab实验室,商业活动可以原型出现与孵化培养,但他们不得与实验室用途发生冲突。大家需提升与超越,能把成功利益除了带给发明者外,也能带给实验室贡献甚至于网络分享。

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