Projects


Responsible Drones

Within the Responsible Drones project we explore how cities could utilize drones in a responsible way.

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mmWave sensor

With the mmWave project we're investigating a privacy-friendly alternative for CCTV in the city.

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Shuttercam

The Shuttercam project originated based on the notion that people do not know if and when cameras in public space are recording or not.

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Shutterring

The Shutterring project aims to make smart doorbells more responsible by ensuring the privacy of bypassers and owners while keeping the main functionality of the device intact.

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Roboat

Roboat is a new kind of on-demand infrastructure: autonomous platforms will combine together to form floating bridges and stages, collect waste, deliver goods, and transport people, all while collecting data about the city. How can we re-imagine urban infrastructures with cutting-edge technologies? And which ethical questions should be considered?

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Alternative imaginaries for the smart city

From public values to urban sensors. An art- and design-led inquiry into urban imaginaries and urban technologies.

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Monitoring noisy vehicles

Nuisance of loud motorcycles and other loud vehicles is a substantial problem in cities, as shown by the many submitted complaints and petitions of residents addressed to the City of Amsterdam. We are exploring the impact of the potential implementation of ‘noise flash units’ in the city.

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Design safe routes in sensing smart cities

In this project we work on the challenge that is posed by the increasing amount of surveillance in cities.

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Simple Sensors

The Simple Sensors project investigates how cities can collect data responsibly.

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Scan cars

We question and explore which public and democratic values should be embedded in the implementation of scan cars. Could they be designed in a way that makes them (more) transparent, understandable or even contestable by citizens?

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Transparent charging station

The transparent charging station is a design project meant to explain smart charging algorithm decisions to users.

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Senses of Amsterdam

At NEMO De Studio you can pay a visit to Senses of Amsterdam – an interactive exhibit about sensors in the city of Amsterdam.

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