About Mechatrons

We make things that amaze.

About Mechatrons

Mechatrons Technologies was founded in 1997 by Peter Redmond. 

Peter Redmond

Peter Redmond: Innovator in Robotics, Special Effects Maestro, and Educator

Foundations and Academic Background:
Peter Redmond’s career is a splendid blend of technical expertise and academic prowess, starting with a notable 22-year tenure as an Aircraft Avionics Engineer. There, his work on an array of aircraft laid a solid foundation for his future technological endeavours. His post-aviation academic journey led him to Trinity College Dublin, where he conducted research for a PhD in Computer Science. Renowned for his lectures on 3D vision, augmented reality, and project management, Peter also made significant research contributions, notably in SLAM (Simultaneous Localization and Mapping), resulting in a patented algorithm and the launch of innovative enterprises like Endodex and Wing Watch.

Robotics: From “Robot Wars” to World Records:
In the realm of robotics, Peter’s ingenuity shone brightly with his participation in “Robot Wars,” where “Nemesis” and “Diotoir” captivated audiences with their distinctive charm. His creation, Rubot II, earned a Guinness World Record in 2010 as the fastest Rubik’s Cube-solving robot. Leading Mechatrons Technologies, Ireland’s premier entertainment robotics company, he has been pivotal in developing cutting-edge robots and STEM-oriented exhibits.

A Flourishing Career in Special Effects:
Peter’s prowess in special effects is prominently displayed in his role as a supervisor, where his keen eye and technical acumen come to the forefront. His work in “Fate: The Winx Saga” and other projects exemplifies his ability to create immersive, believable worlds that enhance storytelling. His growing IMDb page is a testament to his diverse and impactful contributions to the film and television industry. Peter’s collaboration with established teams like TeamFX (now FilmFX) and his ventures through Mechatrons FX have seen him involved in a plethora of high-profile projects, showcasing his skill in marrying state-of-the-art technology with creative vision.

Ongoing Research and Passion for Education:
Currently engaged in pioneering research for another PhD at Dublin City University, Peter explores hybrid brain-computer interfaces and computer vision to revolutionize control systems in semi-autonomous vehicles. His dedication to education persists, as he inspires future innovators and transforms complex academic research into tangible, real-world applications.

A Life Dedicated to Innovation and Communication:
An eloquent speaker, Peter shares his extensive experiences, bridging the realms of real-world science and science fiction. The upcoming release of his first autobiography, chronicling his early life’s journey and the creation of Rubot II, is eagerly awaited. Living by the motto “Make it, break it, make it better,” Peter’s ethos embodies relentless innovation, continuous learning, and a commitment to advancing technology and education.

Welcome to Mechatrons Technologies Ltd, a leading company in the field of entertainment robots, practical effects, and animatronics for films. We are dedicated to providing high-quality robotic entertainment solutions for a range of events, from corporate parties to music festivals.

Our team of expert designers, engineers, and animators are skilled in creating cutting-edge robots that are sure to amaze and delight audiences of all ages. Our entertainment robots are fully customizable and can be programmed to perform a wide range of functions, from dancing and singing to interacting with guests in real-time.

In addition to our entertainment services, we also specialize in practical effects and animatronics for films. Our team has worked on a variety of film projects, from big-budget blockbusters to independent productions. We are committed to delivering the most realistic and lifelike effects possible, bringing your vision to life on the big screen.

At Mechatrons Technologies Ltd, we are also passionate about education and strive to share our knowledge and expertise with others. We offer a range of educational classes and lectures in robotics, providing students with hands-on experience and a deeper understanding of the field. Our courses are suitable for people of all ages and skill levels, from beginners to advanced learners.

With over two decades of experience in the industry, we have built a reputation for excellence and innovation. We are constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible in robotics and practical effects, and are always looking for new and exciting ways to entertain and inspire our clients.

Thank you for considering Mechatrons Technologies Ltd for your entertainment and educational needs. We look forward to working with you to create an unforgettable experience!

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(1)    Introduction

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(9)    Variation

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(14)    Law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with Irish law, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Republic of Ireland.

(15)     Our details

The full name of our company is Mechatrons Technologies Limited.

We are registered in the Republic of Ireland under registration number 557851.

You can contact us by email to [email protected]

Privacy Policy

Mechatrons is part of Mechatrons Technologies Limited which includes Mechatrons (previously STEAM Laboratories) and Robo Riots. This privacy policy will explain how our organization uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website.


  • What data do we collect?
  • How do we collect your data?
  • How will we use your data?
  • How do we store your data?
  • Marketing
  • What are your data protection rights?
  • What are cookies?
  • How do we use cookies?
  • What types of cookies do we use?
  • How to manage your cookies
  • Privacy policies of other websites
  • Changes to our privacy policy
  • How to contact us
  • How to contact the appropriate authorities

What data do we collect?

Mechatrons collects the following data:

  • Personal identification information (Name, email address, phone number, etc.)
  • Information on purchases made.

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide Mechatrons with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Register online or place an order for any of our products or services.
  • Voluntarily complete a customer survey or provide feedback on any of our message boards or via email.
  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.
  • Request information using our online forms or email.
  • At live events or workshops

Mechatrons may also receive your data indirectly from the following sources:

  • Third party sales including ticket vendors.
  • Social media posts and links.

How will we use your data?

Mechatrons collects your data so that we can:

  • Process your order and manage your account.
  • Email you with special offers on other products and services we think you might like.

If you agree, Mechatrons will share your data with our partner companies so that they may offer you their products and services.

  • Our sponsors as listed on our list of sponsors on the Mechatrons.ie website

When Mechatrons processes your order, it may send your data to, and also use the resulting information from, credit reference agencies to prevent fraudulent purchases.

How do we store your data?

Mechatrons securely stores your data at our secure servers.

Mechatrons will keep your details for 12 months. Once this time period has expired or by request, we will securely delete your data.


Mechatrons would like to send you information about products and services of ours that we think you might like, as well as those of our partner companies.

  • Our sponsors as listed on our list of sponsors on the Mechatrons.ie website

If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt out at a later date.

You have the right at any time to stop Mechatrons from contacting you for marketing purposes or giving your data to other members of the Mechatrons Group.

If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please click here.

What are your data protection rights?

Mechatrons would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request Mechatrons for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that Mechatrons correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Mechatrons to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that Mechatrons erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that Mechatrons restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to Mechatrons’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that Mechatrons transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email: [email protected]

Call us at: 01 4444 035

Or write to us: P16/17 Grants Road, Rathcoole, Co. Dublin


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How do we use cookies?

Mechatrons uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Keeping you signed in
  • Understanding how you use our website

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

  • Functionality – Mechatrons uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.
  • Advertising – Mechatrons uses these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address. Mechatrons sometimes shares some limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes. We may also share online data collected through cookies with our advertising partners. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites

The Mechatrons website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

Mechatrons keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 2 May 2020.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about Mechatrons’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email us at: [email protected]

Call us: 01 4444 035

Or write to us at: P16/17 Grants Road, Rathcoole, Co. Dublin

How to contact the appropriate authority

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that Mechatrons has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Email: [email protected]

Address: 6 Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, D02 W773

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P16/17 Grants Road, Greenogue Business Park, Rathcoole, Co. Dublin

01 4444 035