Building a BB-8 tour guide

Keep up to date with our BB-8 build project!

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Welcome to our blog!

Hi there and welcome to our blog! We are four students of three different Dutch universities. The four of us started working on our project: to build a lifesize BB-8. Additionally the BB-8 will be a tour guide, at the Haagse Hogeschool located in the Dutch Innovation Factory, for new students. On this blog we would like to share our progression with you. Here you will find how we are building the BB-8 and we will keep you posted with designs and code. Read more in the about page.

Story time!


Hiya! Another monday, another story to tell… Last week we finished the first hemisphere and build the second one. It needs some finishing touches before it can be assembled but its starting to look great! Here is a happy Boris with the ball: It looks more like a Deathstar than BB-8 right now 🙁 But that’s alright for now. And down at the software department we are getting the Jetson TX1 ready to be mounted, yesh yesh it is finally here. Here[...]