technology
Master of Puppets
Master of Puppets

Experimental workshop (try out) at Gogbot festival 2015. Building robotic ‘heads’ and animating them on the fly.. Although not necessarily aimed at children, the workshop was very popular and attracted a young audience Also on display: Pix2.0, the animated desk light … and a first version of the inmoov 3D printable robot head: Some furbies-with-IP-address […]

Wearable technology
Wearable technology

Together with Sensoree founder Kristin Neidlinger I have been working on a series of workshops and events building interactive inflatable wearable technology. One of the works (the goosebump project) which has incubated at the University of Twente DesignLab was on display at Fab11, MIT

Garden of Machines
Garden of Machines

  The flatpackwalkers are on exhibit in the ‘Garden of Machines’ at ‘ het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam’ 18-04 – 23-08, 2015.  

Baba[01]
Baba[01]

This is the first attempt of building a walking house, the Baba[01]. It was shown during Gogbot 2014 – where it usually was referred to as the ‘birdhouse’

Seeker[ES5]
Seeker[ES5]

For the seeker mission #5 during Gogbot 2014 I provided the spaceship’s robotics. A robot for pipe inspection under the craft – and the converted utility vehicle (S.P.O.T.) as assistive robot for Extra Vehicular Activities

Dancing White Man
Dancing White Man

The dancing white man of Leonard van Munster is currently on exhibit in ‘Stadschouwburg Amsterdam’. It featured at TEDx Amsterdam (2012), in Klokhuis and many other media. (pictures by Julia Blaukopf)    

FirePlotter
FirePlotter

The FirePlotter (Vuurplotter) is a 3 meter wide drawing machine using burning paste. It can make line drawings and has been used to paint numerous burning messages. The machine has been developed with Wout Zweers.  

Ecco Luce
Ecco Luce

A design project with Jonas Samson. LED illuminated ‘wallpaper’ responds to sensor inputs. Several installations have been built, a.o. one in the tunnel by Schiphol Airport which responds to trains driving past and passengers on the platform. A different installation for BoxFresh and one for Universtity of Twente.      

A4 robots
A4 robots

The A4 robots are designed aimed at production using a laser cutter with just one A4-size sheet of material. The robots have featured on many exhibits, such as TechFest Mumbai (2012), Gogbot Enschede (2013), Tuin van de Machines (het nieuwe instituut), Rotterdam (2015). Also as competition the design restriction works very well (and has let […]

Solar Spiral Drawing Sunrise
Solar Spiral Drawing Sunrise

The Solar Spriral Drawing Sunrise is a small solar powered robot cart driving around a pole. This project by Esther Polak was conceived at the Medialab Prado in Madrid during Interactivos?08. I designed and build the electronics for the first prototypes. Recently it has been nominated for the ‘Akademieprijs Astronomie en Kunst 2015’.

Horseshoe crab
Horseshoe crab

Roaming around city squares at dusk, carrying in its wake the sounds of the ocean.. This battle-bot inspired larger-than-life horseshoe crab acts as an interactive robot, trailing people. It was first shown at Gogbot in 2007.