Christophe VG

/kʁistɔf vg/
mens, new creative, hardware & software hacker
A note for English-speaking visitors: As you might have noticed by now, my site is a mix of both English and Dutch, my native language. Which of either I use depends on what I feel is most appropriate at the time of writing.

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C3PO Luisterbox

C3PO Luisterbox

In opdracht van Studio Dott ontwikkelde ik de internet-geconnecteerde C3PO Luisterbox voor een participatieproject in Schilde.

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NeoButton

NeoButton

The NeoButton is the unholy matrimony of an oldschool Arcade button and an Adafruit NeoPixel ring.

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A-Bot

A-Bot

De A-Bot het eerste echte Knutselba(a)r project. De A-Bot is een zeer eenvoudige, programmeerbare, zelf-rijdende auto.

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EZRPi

EZRPi

EZRPi is a Raspberry Pi HAT, carrying a Silicon Labs EZR32 Sub-GHz wireless mcu, that adds subGHz radio capabilities to the RPi.

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Fri3d Badge

Fri3d Badge

For the second edition of Fri3d Camp, I designed and produced a custom Arduino-badge for every one of the 299+1 attendees.

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Inspection Robot

Inspection Robot

For an industrial customer, I designed and built a custom robot to allow inspection of hard to reach locations in their plant.

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Connected Lightbulb

Connected Lightbulb

Together with my good friend Anthony, I had some fun turning a dull disco lightbulb into an internet-connected, pimped-up version.

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Inspection Robot

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In 2015 I was contracted by a very large industrial/pharmaceutical company to design and implement a solution for their QA team to be able to inspect certain...

Revisiting Higher Education

11 minute read

Having decided to return to full-time studying presented me with an incredible opportunity to make a personal evaluation of our education system and academic...

A-Social Networks

2 minute read

Unlike some many among you, I see so called socials networks as a necessary evil. Yes I have a Google+ account, yes I have a Twitter account, yes I even have...

XT0F Family

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After diving into the electronics world for some weeks, I felt the need/urge to create reusable components - much as I was used to in the software world. Jus...

XT0F-003 - my first WSN node

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In 2012 I was introduced to Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) and it didn’t take too long before I fell in love with this (relatively) new technology. As it wil...