FlyDriving in the Netherlands: You can now buy PAL-V’s flying car

By Kiri Scully l Feb. 16, 2017, 06:02am l Technology l 0 Comments

Dutch company PAL-V has started selling the commercial models of their flying cars. For half a million euros, you can get yourself out of traffic jams!

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Fairphone: a phone built to last

By Kiri Scully l Dec. 16, 2016, 03:12pm l Technology l 0 Comments

Wouldn't it be nice if your phone was built to last? Fairphone have invented a phone that puts social values first; allowing owners to replace parts of their phone whenever they want.

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Boyan is back: testing a prototype in the North Sea

By Kiri Scully l Dec. 9, 2016, 04:12pm l Technology l 0 Comments

Dutch inventor Boyan Slat is currently testing out the 100 metre long prototype for cleaning up plastic that gets dumped in our oceans. The testing will take place in the North Sea.

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Dutch composer builds piano out of LEGO

By Kiri Scully l Nov. 25, 2016, 04:11pm l Technology l 0 Comments

Dutch composer, Jeroen van Veen from Pernis, near Rotterdam, builds a piano out of 30.000 LEGO pieces to prove to his sons that it was indeed possible.

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Bottoms Up Draft Beer Dispensing System

By IamExpat Spotter l Nov. 25, 2016, 04:11pm l Technology l 0 Comments

Invented by Josh Springer, this beer dispenser fills glasses from the bottom up, ensuring less waste.

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How augmented reality could save hidden museum collections

By Kiri Scully l Nov. 18, 2016, 12:11pm l Technology l 0 Comments

The Dutch National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden is collaborating with TU Delft to come up with a way to display collections that would otherwise remain in storage, using augmented reality.

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Amsterdam Schiphol Airport 1916-2016: a digital time-lapse

By Thomas Lundberg l Sep. 23, 2016, 09:09am l Technology l 0 Comments

This year the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport celebrates its centennial. To celebrate the incredible growth the airport went through in 100 years, they created this animation.

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Rotterdam using Dutch-developed trash-eating water drones

By Thomas Lundberg l Sep. 17, 2016, 07:09am l Technology l 0 Comments

In collaboration with Dutch startups, the Port of Rotterdam is using innovative water drones for inspecting the harbour and to clean debris from around the docks.

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Dutch designer Roosegaarde takes innovative anti-smog tower to China

By Thomas Lundberg l Aug. 27, 2016, 07:08am l Technology l 0 Comments

Studio Roosegaarde’s anti-smog tower is touring China to showcase new ways of treating air pollution. The tower also produces an unexpectedly beautiful by-product.

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Google Netherlands introduces self-driving bicycle

By Thomas Lundberg l Apr. 1, 2016, 07:04am l Technology l 0 Comments

Building on their experience with self-driving cars, Google’s latest autonomous transportation vehicle for urban environments is the self-driving bicycle.

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[UPDATE] Stunning laser light show on wind turbines by Dutch artist

By Thomas Lundberg l Mar. 18, 2016, 07:03am l Technology l 0 Comments

The latest project by the renowned Studio Roosegaarde proves that even giant wind turbines can be a high-tech canvas for an impressive work of light art.

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Dutch police looking to use eagles to catch drones

By Thomas Lundberg l Feb. 6, 2016, 07:02am l Technology l 1 Comments

Now that drones are becoming increasingly affordable and commonplace, Dutch law enforcement has to new find ways to protect the skies. Check out this eagle catching one mid-air!

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Robots to create 3D printed bridge in Amsterdam

By Emily McCallum l Jun. 20, 2015, 07:06am l Technology l 0 Comments

High-tech 3D printing robots will 'draw' a fully-functional footbridge over one of Amsterdam's canals.

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Dutch engineering student invents ambulance drone

By Zoe Neilson l Nov. 29, 2014, 08:11am l Technology l 0 Comments

Could drones save lives in the future? One innovative Dutch student thinks so!

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[Video] Evolution of the bicycle

By IamExpat Spotter l Mar. 31, 2014, 12:03pm l Technology l 0 Comments

See how the bicycle evolved over the centuries to become our favourite form of transport in this cute animation.

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[Video] A 3D-printed canal house in Amsterdam

By IamExpat Spotter l Mar. 22, 2014, 08:03am l Technology l 0 Comments

A unique project being undertaken: to 3D print a canal house in the very heart of Amsterdam! Check out the video!

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Starry Night (interactive animation)

By IamExpat Spotter l Feb. 17, 2012, 10:02am l Technology l 2 Comments

A visualisation of the flow of Vincent Van Gogh's 'Starry Night.'

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[Videos] A Tribute to Steve Jobs

By IamExpat Spotter l Aug. 26, 2011, 10:08am l Technology l 0 Comments

A tribute to Steve Jobs, the 'most important person in personal technology both in 1978 and 2011.'

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The Sensation App

By IamExpat Spotter l Jun. 16, 2011, 09:06pm l Technology l 0 Comments

The Sensation app offers you a chance to get closer to the music, performing artists and the main event: the World premiere of Sensation Innerspace in the Amsterdam ArenA.

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