Just like a printer converts a 2 dimensional image from the computer memory into a hardcopy, this machine converts a 3 dimensional shape in a computer memory into a three-dimensional model.
Unlike other so called "rapid prototyping systems" this machine not only creates the shape, but also the colors of the model. The machine is very fast and need not cost very much.
This machine, developed by Van der Geest, is patented (US6403002) all over the world.
Van der Geest developed this apparatus for controlling the climate in greenhouses. This controller is specially tailored to a certain type of greenhouse that is used by flower growers in Holland.
Telephone number converter
In 1995 many of the telephone numbers in Holland were changed. Van der Geest invented and developed an electronic device with which one can easily convert an old telephone number to a new number. A large supermarket chain in Holland sold this product to consumers.
When the Euro was introduced Van der Geest developed this euro converter. Most people agree that this one is much easier to use than all other euro converters that came on the market. A patent (NL1006158C) was granted for this product.
This bathtub can be folded into a small package. It can be used for bathing outside or inside. It is patented (NL1022402). It has been on the market for some time.
This product helps you to look over a crowd. It can easily be folded in a small package. It never went in production but it was a great succes at a television show.
small delta robot
demo video of the delta robot playing frog game
Xray picture analyzing software
This software analyzes xray pictures of flowers in a flower sorting machine. It counts the number of buts and detects the thickness of the stem.
Inteligent line scan camera
The line scan camera has built in ARM processor. It can analyze products on a conveyer belt. This product made by spitstechniek includes mechanical, electronics and software-design. Initial units are used to analyse orientation of mushrooms.
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Other Patent applications: NL9201096 NL9201400 NL9202068 NL1011849 NL1015977