An introduction into the experiment performed in summer on the effect of warming-up of audience participation in dance. A scientific account of this experiments follows later.

Halfway our workshop in Amsterdam during the WDCD break out sessions, the conference photographer came down from the stairs, sniffing, to ask why he was suddenly confronted with the smell of his winter coat on a damp day.

Report of the 'Robots Supporting Care Day' where I presented the Darwin robot to health care professionals, students and

This weekend, the Smart Textile Services project 'TexTales' was posted on Kickstarter. This way, Kristi Kuusk and her co-workers hope to be able to further develop the project.

In October 2013, SELEMCA initiated a project in coorperation with TU Delft to develop robots for elderly with dementia. In the past five months, students from the faculty of Industrial Design Engineering have designed products and services with our technology.

On the 15th of October, the first edition of Design for Dementia will take place. At the Design for Dementia events, everyone who is interested in physical activity and sport innovations for people with dementia gathers. The events are organised by the Active Cues team which also allows to update everyone on current progress.

Within the G-MOTIV project, serious game developing partner RANJ is currently applying gamification at the Wuppermann steel factory in the Netherlands. Dutch newspaper, The Volkskrant,  recently published an article on this project and how gamification is used at other companies in the Netherlands.

If the first Design for Dementia event from the 15th of October had to be described in some key-words, they would be: active, innovative and socially interactive. About thirty participants made the Active Cues kick-off a big success. Actice Cues is part of the G-MOTIV project and entails the stimulation of physical exercise for elderly with dementia.

From 23 December 2014 until 8 March 2015, the Cure and Care exhibition on health and healthcare will take place at the Taiwan Design Museum in Taipei (Taiwan). This exhibition shows products that contribute and allow a longer and more independent quality of life.

On Friday 7th of November 2014, 15 students of the master track Integrated Product Design from Delft University of Technology were invited to participate in a workshop on social robot design.