An Arduino powered mechanical drum computer which is be controlled by an AKAI button panel. Small solenoids with 3D printed ‘tappers’ can be setup using the flexible arms to beat a beat out of anything… The project has been on
This project has been a subject of Filip Vermeulens‘ Artist-in-residency project at the DesignLab, University of Twente. For this project, I helped to design the mechatronics: 60 linear sliders that move meshed curtains. The sliders are controlled by DMX, and
This ‘eyecatcher’ for the TechMed centre was developed by UT students in the DesignLab. I have been involved as team advisor and coach (and very proud and happy with the results)
Annelies is a crying humanoid robot, built as a ‘spare sister’ for L.A. Raeven. Her first public appearance was during the RobotLove exhibition in Eindhoven, 2018 as part of the Dutch Design Week. I was responsible for the electronics, software,
This robot has been subject of a number of theses at University of Twente – I did the design of the first version together with Takao Watanabe (from Waseda University, Tokyo) in 2013. In the meantime it has been used
Goal of this project is to realise a retirement home for all those 1998-style furbies who have been abandoned or replaced by newer, fancier models. The reFURBYshment aims at: reviving those abandoned furbies and give them a home, a nice
DrawBot has been realised at MakerFestival Twente together with Creative Tech BSc student Janwillem te Voortwis. DrawBot takes any image and converts it to low-res bitmapped robotised art.