In the 5th episode of ‘Anna’s Brain’s’ I collaborated on a self-driving bicycle. Thierry van Raaij provided a lot of welding and bike reconstruction, Joseph Groot Kormelink software for ‘autonomy’. I’m most proud of a working lean-to-yaw coupling (as Arend
NTR ‘De Kennis van Nu‘ recorded a nice episode on developments in social robotics called ‘the robot evolution’. The episode also shows work by Ella Velner (UT), Martijn Wisse (TUD) and Guszti Eiben (VU).
In the 4th episode of ‘Anna’s Brains’ the goal was to build a robot copy of Daan Boom, a.k.a. ‘the Dean‘ (so, effectively, the ‘robo-dean’). The robot is partially remote-controlled, partially MIDI (q-lab) driven. The head on the screen is
For the Dutch TV show ‘Anna’s Brains’ (Monday September 6th, 2021, 20:25, NPO3, VPRO) I participated in an episode in which we try to communicate with pets, especially sparrows (mussen) and dogs (golden retrievers). I designed a tail-2-speech interface consisting
lucy is one of my robot ‘actors’ commissioned for the play ‘Nooit Meer Werken‘ by Nieuw Utrechts Toneel (NUT). The robot has been designed based on a frame imported by Aalt Rens (arexx) and used for the show by Thierry
For an interactive setup for TETEM I contributed to the control design of a teleoperated digging machine (based on a toy) with Heinze Havinga and 100% FAT.
‘We Gaan Het Maken‘ is the Dutch edition of ‘The Big Life Fix’ (UK) or ‘Team Scheire’ (Belgium). I participated as one of the eight inventors. The program will be broadcasted starting March 2021. My contribution consists of a camera
In a number of creative theatrical vehicles and animatrons by exoot (Tristan Kruithof) I have been responsible for the control, electronics and software. His vehicles are usually based on converted electric golf-carts or wheelchairs. Part of the control consists of
Man Strikes Back (2020) is a performance by ‘Post uit Hessdalen‘ / Stijn Grupping. For this performance, I have worked on a number of position-controlled robot ‘wedges’. The control has been part of the MSc project of Teun van der