Getting Smart 2015


The Rotterdam Science Tower was the backdrop for the 2015 Getting Smart event. The event combined key industry players with tech firms and their services. Featuring inspirational sessions on Smart Education, Smart Security, Smart Technology and Smart Innovators, the event featured speakers such as former prime minister Balkenende and the Rifkin organization.
The broad range of standholders, from Adobe to Heerema, ensured interesting connections. TWNKLS was not only present with a stand demonstrating our maintenance and learning solutions, but we were also invited to speak at two ‘break out sessions’, in which we spread the word of augmented reality. All in all a great day and a lot of new inspiration.
We want to thank the organization for making this lovely event possible.

Dutch Design Week 2015


SUPERFAST is an annual event covering crossovers in design, innovation and packaging. SUPERFAST aims to inspire the audience through short presentations by influential experts. This years theme is ‘Packaging Connects – Connected Packaging’.

TWNKLS is invited to speak, we are looking forward to see you at SUPERFAST on October 23rd 2015 (

We also released the SUPERFAST app for use during the conference, available for Android and iOS.

Technology as game changer for maintenance


During the Smart Maintenance Event visitors will get an overview of current and upcoming state-of-the-art technologies to support maintenance processes. The exhibition offers visitors the opportunity to exchange knowledge with specialists in this area of expertise.

The Smart Maintenance Event ( takes place on October 13th 2015 in The Netherlands and is renowned in the industry for the quality of the workshops and presentations, the pragmatic character and as networking event with best in class organizations in the field of

TWNKLS and Applus+RTD will host a workshop in which we will demonstrate our AR Weld Inspection Solution. We are looking forward to meet you and talk to you about our maintenance enabling technoloy!

Technology Expo 2015


A rainy start of October was the backdrop of the first ever Technology Expo in London (URL). The event has a broad focus, with tracks for emerging technology, augmented reality technology and contextual technology. We at TWNKLS of course love new initiatives and thus not only backed the event as Gold Sponsor but also had a strong presence with a stand showcasing our latest solutions and a few keynotes on augmented enterprise solutions and about the future of AR in terms of tech and user.

Of course the other players in the AR world were there as well, with interesting new SDKs being rolled out by Kudan and Engine Creative, as well as of course HP Aurasma. That combined with what Catchoom and AR Media offer makes for a varied choice for developers. It was interesting to see some nice combinations being made between AR and VR, such as what Draw & Code made. Read more

Smart Glasses for safety and Security applications


October 9th 2015 to October 11th 2015 is the Dutch Week of Security (‘Week van de Veiligheid‘). In this week several events are being organized to raise public awareness about safety and security.
To kick-off this week the Government of Rotterdam organized a breakfast in the City Hall, with mr. Ard van der Steur (Minister of Security and Justice.) and Ahmed Aboutaleb (Mayor of Rotterdam) attending and speaking. During this event several recent developments in safety and security were presented.

TWNKLS was invited to give a presentation about our developments in the area of Smart Glasses for safety and security applications. We posted some photos on our Facebook page.

The Technology Expo will inspire, amaze and encourage collaboration through technology. London 5 -6 October.


The Technology Expo 2015 is set to showcase the next generation in technology & innovation, providing an insight into the cutting edge, innovative and inspiring advancements in design, technology and business. More information

This two day event will feature two dedicated high level conference tracks focusing on Contextual & Location Technologies & Augmented Reality, as well as free to attend developer workshops & showcases of Virtual Reality, IoT, Wearables, 3D Printing and Emerging Technologies within the exhibition.

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European Meta workshop in Amsterdam: TWNKLS reports day 1, day 2

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June 21-22 @Rockstart, Amsterdam _ Meta, one of the leading AR eyewear companies, gave a workshop on their newly built Augmented Reality / hand-tracking glasses. As TWNKLS is on the forefront of Augmented Reality experiences and applications, we had to be there. Not only to see what the new development was, but also to be one of the first companies to jump into Meta development.

The duration of the workshop was 2 days. Here’s a little report on our experience and findings while we were there.

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Preview TWNKLS interactive app for META Space Glass at Unite Europe!

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Unite Europe 2015 is comming! Unite Europe will be held at the striking Westergasfabriek venue June 24-25 in Amsterdam.

  • Attend over 30 hours of great tech presentations from our own engineers as well as your fellow Unity developers
  • Learn about plans for new features and improvements in Unity, including more on our new range of services to help make your games more successful.
  • Get inspired by what Unity users are creating around the world.

Previes the TWNKLS app that our pioneer team has developed for META space glass. Play and interact with this state of art technology.

Imagine what you can do with it? look what we have done so far!


The cross-platform ARToolKit SDK empowers programmers to develop augmented reality applications. With an open source pedigree dating back to 2001, ARToolKit has been deployed in thousands of commercial and open-source projects and enjoys a large, expert community of creative and innovative developers. Recently DAQRI acquired ARToolworks.

Take a look at some of our success cases using ARToolKit.

Time to look back… Imagine what you can do with it? Well, look what we have done so far!

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European Meta workshop in Amsterdam: TWNKLS will be participating


On the 22nd and 23rd of June, Meta will host a workshop where participants will get a chance to learn about the Meta platform (optical see-through stereo eyewear with hand-tracking. Spaceglasses they call ‘em…), and develop an app themselves. Some more information about the event is here: .

From TWNKLS, Robin and myself will be participating in the workshop: we’re looking forward to (finally) trying out the product in real life!

Some videos showing apps created by fellow earthlings that participated in earlier workshops can be seen here and here.

We’re looking forward to it!