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Mechatronics is the combination of mechanics, electronics and (more recently) computing to create programmable mechanical machines. This design process can be applied for example to robotics, it's also the basis of machines such as drawbots or RepRap, Makerbot or Ultimaker printers....
Introduction to Physical Computing - ArduinoThese sessions are an introduction to "Physical computing" or how to create a digital object that can interact with its close or remote environment. We will also explore the connection with a computer, thus allowing it to interface with the "physical...
An openLAB Masterclass with Marius WatzParticipants will explore how software processes can be combined with digital fabrication to produce physical objects that are the result of dynamic software systems, opening new fields for artists, designers and other creative people. Specifically, we will...
First: Check that the material you have can be laser cutter:  link...
INTRO FR:Une des choses que nous avons remarqué en roulant avec notre vélo dans le quartier Heyvaert est que beaucoup de gens attendent dans la rue, sans vraiment savoir pour quel raison spécifique, mais c'est en connection...
La plaque de découpe universelle est une matrice qui permet de dessiner les letrres de l'alphabet (majucules et minuscules), les chiffres et les signes de ponctuation. Elle à été dessinée par Joseph A. David (USA) en 1876.ProcessusRedessiner le vecteur sur Adobe® Illustrator à partir d'une image...
Some projects made end of 2012 - beginning 2013 by people asking for a temporary access to the lab (commercial or not).Ledarabesk paper light by brXerland shown at ZWITWART+ Wor[l]d festival (8-9/2/2013)Fashion accessories prototypes by Byram Tunez lasercut in bioplastics (an eco-friendly...
An old style frame with a computer. A slideshow controled by a Raspberry Pi.  Design a box, add holes : for the screen, for the ventilation, and to access some wire. Think also on the back plate to adjust the fixing for the screen. On most screen there is a Vesa norm, here it's 4 holes for 3mm...
A small project for school: Home (interiors) in the sixties.This is a very simple project for school: the house frame is laser-cut  on 3mm MDF.A printed picture of the house is glued on top. Doors and windows can be open and reveal several pictures of interiors from the 1960 period.
A very simple project: laser-cut skyline templates on wallpaper to paint a room.The end-result: 
This model is a 'foldout' papercraft model of a project that is currently being designed at Urban Platform architects. 
A  first version for a wedding invitation in the form of a chapel door. 
Updated with new focal length & instructions on importing and layers! (20/3/2013)iMAL lasercutter just arrived on Monday 13 February 2012.It's made in China, but bought through the belgian company Ketele which provides a warranty and set it to european standars and security norms (CE approved...
Inkscape is a popular Open Source vector graphics editor which can be used with the Cyborg laser cutter at iMAL.SmartCarve, the laser cutter software operating the Cyborg, is using the DXF file format for importing vector graphics and Inkscape allows us to easily export our SVG projects in DXF...
You should avoid to breath the soldering's fume with my Soldering Fume Extractor. It's convenient and easy to move.You need :2 fans : 12cm computer fana 12V powersome screw2 laser cutted sheetMy model look like thisYou can customize the laser cutted sheetyou need to align the fansyou can then...
PrieroMatic project in beta version. Description : Insert a coin, choose the sin you want to be forgiven, then you hear some sound and a voice telling you how to gain your redemption. Mood: cynical and funny TODO: create sound content and LCD message, the kind of sin to choose (funny)....
This is a simple software to create the layout of each face of a box. It's BoxCreator , it's a processing code so you need the processing software and also a processing library as described in the linkAs you start the software. You have a nice screen with a box.You have some setting to adjust.First...
[Work in progress]What does it do ?I developed that software to help people to select the most appropriate settings for the Cyborg LaserCutter. You specify the speed/power min/max values and the software generate a layer per speed/power combinaison. Each layer will contains a pattern to...
The starting point was a Flash animation, Deus Digitalis (2009). Dancing human figures, are symmetrically arranged in groups of 25 in different default colors. Processing Following steps were planned: Translate the Flash code into Processing code. Drop the animation, we are making '...
Building generative pop-ups with code, laser cut in paper or cardboard,  folded by hand.The origin of this idea came from the will to extend the project I did for the Writtenimages book and turn it into 3D. Since the original project is a 2D based drawing, I thought I might keep these as a...
Beyond Resonance explores how a circle transforms when it's distorted by a wave. Different waves are used to manipulate the perimeter of a circle into a more organic looking shape. The machines, with their imperfections, added some glitches to the otherwise perfect geometric shapes. Their...
This project visualizes what goes on inside of the heads of the political candidates in the 2012 American elections. Using generative software, we map the democratic and republican candidate on a variety of layers:Keywords layers: containing keywords from quotes of political candidates on...
Hans Verhaegen plays with computers to produce things called art. He likes wet paint, dry pencil, voodoo coding  in Flash or Processing and watching green birds speeding through the park. 
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