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New prototype – the solar shawl

Marina and Ralf have developed our latest prototype: the solar shawl. The fabric was woven by Van Den Acker textile manufacturers, and then the shawl was constructed and the electronics integrated. The amount of energy being generated is displayed in real-time on the shawl itself. The model is Daisy van Loenhout.

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Solar Fiber presenting at GOGBOT, PICNIC and Discovery Festival

The month of september will be a busy month for the team behind Solar Fiber. At these festivals we plan to present our first working prototypes of a Solar Fiber textile. The second step in the quest to make every sunlit surface on earth energy harvesting! The agenda: GOGBOT, Enschede, 6-9 september 2012 An art, […]

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A night of art and science 2012

We were invited participate in De Nacht van Kunst en Wetenschap (Night of Art and Science) in Groningen, the Netherlands.  Aniela Hoitink and Ralf Jacobs presented our idea in the University Library on 2 June 2012.  

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