During the Open Lab hours, you can work independently in the ACTlab. ACTlab is short for Arts, Crafts and Technology lab. It is a place to experiment and design, transforming your designs into something tangible. The lab brings people together from different disciplines, including craftspeople, artists, designers and academics. Not only can you work independently in the lab, you can also do VR gaming.
Safety measures coronavirus
- Adhere to the RIVM guidelines.
- Keep 1.5 meters distance from one another, except during team and contact sports.
- Any symptoms: stay at home and get tested.
- Good hygiene remains important.
- Make sure you have your Campus Card/X card with you if you take part in activities that fall under your X subscription.
You have free access to the different hardware and software. Book a time slot in advance via our webshop.
Do the devices in the ACTlab peak your interest? If so, join one of the certificate nights! During this one and a half hours course, you will learn how to use the software and hardware of the laser cutter (Glowforge and Lasergraaf), 3D printer (Ultimaker 2Go) and VR Booths (2x Vive Pro). You will also get some tips and find out which materials you can use. Naturally, there’s also room for questions. You’ll be able to use the machines within a week after finishing this course!
A selection of the available hardware:
- Ultimaker 2Go: 3D printer
- Lasergraaf (laser cutter)
- Glowforge: latest desktop laser cutter/engraver
- HTC Vive Pro VR set
- ‘New Alienware Aurora’ VR computers
- Canon 2000 with Nodal Ninja Ultimate R1
- Green screen
In the ACTlab you can use the following software and more:
- Adobe Creative Cloud
- Unity and Unreal
- Latest release of 360⁰ tour-design software
|Reserve a spot in advance|
|You need a training certificate in order to practice without supervision|
In order to be allowed to work independently in the ACTlab, you must have successfully completed a training course and gain certification first. You can do so during the weekly Certificate night. During this nihgt, you will learn how to use all the hardware available in the lab. It is a basic training course, featuring safety instructions. When you have successfully completed the full training course, you will receive a certification record enabling you to work on your own during the Open Lab hours.
|Unsupervised practice, max. 12 participants|