Credits

    • Artist/Interface Design: Mari Velonaki
    • Robotic System Design: David Rye
    • Systems Architecture: Steve Scheding
    • Vision System: Stefan Williams
    • Lead programmer: James Hudson
    • Mechanical fabrication: Bruce Crundwell
    • Research and prototyping: Martin Edgren & Erik Wahlström, KTH, Stockholm

This project has been assisted by the Commonwealth Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body, and through the Australian Research Council via Linkage Project LP0349069. Partners in the Linkage grant were Artspace Visual Arts Centre, Australia Council for the Arts, Australian Network for Art and Technology, Museum of Contemporary Art, Patrick Technology and Systems.

We acknowledge the invaluable contributions made to the project by the following people:

    • Plastics fabrication: Alan Trinder;
    • Upholstery: Grant Panozzo;
    • Bluetooth circuitry and firmware: Alex Green;
    • Wheelchair trajectory generation: Luke Sassé & Lisa Edvinsson;
    • Visual tracking algorithms and software: Alex Brooks;
    • Network and communications software: Alexei Makarenko, Matt Ridley & Alex Brooks;
    • Font manipulation and text processing: Dave Wood;
    • ‘Handwriting’ trajectory generation: Andrew Hill;
    • Technical support: Chris Mifsud, Richard Grover & Jeremy Randle.