Will Jackson (b. 1966) is the son of Sue Jackson (founder and owner of CMT).
He made five slot machines for CMT: Crankenstein, Elvis, The Glass Smasher, The Brain Washer and Barry’s Love Line. The Crankenstein and Brain Washer will be on display at Southwold Pier from June 2002.
Will is currently developing an interactive robot actor called RoboThespian. RoboThespian can be controlled by the audience. A touch screen interface allows the user to choose set content and impressions or programme their own routine.
As part of Engineered Arts Will Jackson has developed a number of interactive exhibits which include automata from Paul Spooner and Matt Smith. These can be seen at the Eden Project and Kew Gardens. For more information go to the Engineered Arts site.