Jan De Coster makes robots, interactive installations and prototypes, for advertising, art and scientific research.
Steve took up his old job, as a reporter, to interview the attendants of the annual Manager of the Year election by Trends, for Accenture Interactive.
“Een Beetje Overdreven” is a Slightly Overdone channel for the younger and dutch speaking audience.
Two physical interactive installations for Sportimonium
This is Walt. Walt wants to take your job. With a smile on his face.
In 2000 and 2001 I created and installed a new Damage Control System on board of 2 Belgian Frigates. The system was used to access information about the condition of all the compartments of the ship, in case of an emergency.
A custom giant gumball machine for KDG University College.
Reservoir Bots are bunch of educational robots that I use during colleges and workshops.
Maarten Weyn and Kurt Beheydt visited my studio to record an episode of Makertalk.
Fully functional proof of concept of a 3 meter wide Sony Dualshock.
Rachel on tour with Fien Leysen in the play “Wie we zijn”.
The story of the collaboration with Porsche and Dance With The Dead for the synthwave shortfilm “Synthride”
I made a short video with rebellious squatter-birds, for an awareness campaign for an endangered forest in my neighborhood.
For the And& Festival in Leuven, I brought LEO the robot, to challenge children in their first experience controlling a robot.
For the presentation of the new Kamiq on the Brussels Car Show 2020, Skoda and Lotto-Soudal wanted to highlight this partnership by preparing a surprise for the visitors entering the Kamiq
Rachel’s special ability is melting Robot hearts, and possibly even some human hearts too.
Gazer is a master in many different Martial Arts. His special power is called “The Gaze”, a very dense and focused beam of attention towards his opponent or any other object he wishes to intimidate.
The Yummy machine on the left is a robot that was created for Boondoggle and their client Delhaize.
Rise of the Robots is a short story about a group of abandoned robots.
In June 2017 I made a popup exhibition in a shopping center in Aalst.
Watch episode #98 of “De Koterij”, when Henk visits my studio.
Interview in De Standaard Magazine
When the new library “De Krook” opened in Ghent, i made an exhibition with my best-of robots.
Steve the robot welcomes everybody at the VOKA New Year reception in Bozar Brussels.
gEOF is a robot-camera that takes away the responsibility and social pressure when you take photo’s in public. gEOF takes the photo’s for you.
The PINECAP, displays porcupine spikes through the top of a cap. These spikes rise or drop depending on the mood of the wearer.
Writing online messages in a brick with a laser-robot-arm.
Tom set a challenge for anybody who is up to it, by riding 1 kilometer on the machine and producing as much juice as he/she can.
Panel Discussion during “Hello Robot” at Vienna Bienale in MAK Museum.
Robotbouwer: “Weldra leven we met robots samen, maar we zullen hen duidelijk herkennen”
The Pinecap and me, at Lieven Scheire’s TV-show “Scheire en de Schepping”
Interview in magazine for independent entrepreneurs
Watch the interview by Vitra Design Museum
For his book “When Digital becomes human” from 2015, Steven proposed a collaboration.
During the Tasmeem festival in 2015 I went to Qatar, together with a bunch of other creative people to do robot-workshops.
During the Easter-break 2018 I had an exhibition in Technopolis.
Rachel and Robin were invited for the Bal Robotov exhibition in Moscow that ran for 7 months.
I have had the pleasure and honor to speak on the OFFF BCN stage in 2015 and 2018. I gave a robot-workshop in 2015.
Panel discussion “Hidden” Enigineers: Children today, the future of big innovations tomorrow
I gave a talk at FITC in Amsterdam in 2014 and 2018: https://fitc.ca/presentation/on-the-brink-of-consciousness/
Jan De Coster doet relatie tussen robot en mens uit de doeken.
gEOF was invited to take part of the New Realities Exhibition in Peru.
For an New Year reception for freelancers, I created this interactive trampoline to jump into the new year.
For the magazine “Weliswaar” photographer Stephan Vanfleteren came over for a photoshoot.