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2022 #12 update

Hello everyone! Welcome to the final update of 2022! This month included a trip to Denmark, a visit to Plastix, and a review of our financials. The highlight of the month was definitely our visit to Gustav and Markus in Copenhagen. It was great to see their workspace and learn about the projects they are […]

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2022 #11 update

Hi everyone welcome to a new plastic scanner update! This is already number 11, November has now come and gone already. This month we have some cool hardware developments, from very basic developments to complex PCB developments. First up something quite basic, but in my opinion quite useful, a PCB with only the LEDs! This […]

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2022 #10 update

Hey everyone, In this blog, I would like to share a little summary of the month of October with you. October was a month full of presenting and starting projects, so let’s highlight some of these: First and foremost there was the Dutch Design Week! in preparation for the DDW we were asked if we […]

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2022 #09 update

Hi Plastic Scanner family, Here is already our 9th update from our side, the September update! in the last update, you could see us looking for help, and this is still the case. If you or someone you know has a background in physics, spectroscopy, data processing, or data science this kind of things, let […]

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2022 #08 update

Hi Plastic Scanner friends, We are devoting €10.000 euros for open source work on the Plastic Scanner €5.000 Job offer for optics development dig into the details of near-infrared spectroscopy, make different experimental setups and help the project make scientifically supporting design choices. The goal is to improve the quality of the plastic scanner from […]

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2022 #07 update

Hi Plastic Scanner friends,This month has been all about holidays! So traveling, exploring, and relaxing. But I did make something small for you:An interview with Dave Hakkens (the guy who started Precious Plastic)about open source! I hope you like it and I am looking forward to working on the Plastic Scanner again!Greetz, Jerry✌️

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2022 #06 update

Hi Plastic Scanner friends, This month, our group of students presented the “Plastic Scanner 2.0” – a concept and a prototype for the future, commercial version of the scanner. They were researching, testing and prototyping for the last 5 months, which proved to be well worth it since the final presentation left us speechless. Results […]

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2022 #05 update

Hello! It’s time for another Plastic Scanner update, a project where we build a device for identifying the most common types of plastic, making sorting and recycling simpler! In May we did some work on the documentation infrastructure and the workflow around it, separating the staging and production versions of the site. Besides that, we […]

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2022 #04 update

Hi, welcome to a new Plastic Scanner update With the Plastic Scanner project, we are developing a device that can identify the most common types of plastic, making sorting and recycling simpler! This is just a quick update to show you how the project is progressing, April was crazy full of plastic recycling! Jure has […]

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2022 #03 update

Hello world, This update marks the third update of 2022 which, as scary as it might sound, already completes 25% of 2022! But don’t be scared, because we just did an amazing PCB design sprint. On the first day of March we decided to make a new revision of the development board, and somehow, on […]