NEXTBot is a drawing robot which works based on gestures captured by a Kinect sensor. The robot can also be controlled through vectorial drawings. Developed by the NEXT and LIFE Labs from PUC-Rio's Design Department. Prototype showcased during the Semana Carioca de Design 2013 (Rio Design Week), at the Rio+Design Expo.

By Jorge Lopes and João Bonelli (designers)
Marcella Guerra and Antonio Carlos Thiele (students)
Flavio Carvalho, Mariana Gioia, Gerson Ribeiro, Beatrice Catarine, Ricardo Weissenberg (NEXT and LIFE teams)


Printing from a digital file

Gestural interface