ShuQi – Team Geneva

We are the Geneva Team and on our mission to make this world more organized. With our connected device, you will always have the right items with you. Life can be so easy.




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Make your objects follow you

In todays world, we have many different centers of life. ShuQi organizes your life. You can customize predefined packing lists and track your most important objects. In one instant ShuQi scans your bag for the relevant object and you can leave without worries. Packing can be so easy.

A combination of sober design and new technologies

ShuQi in your bag communicated on the one end with your phone and on the other end with the objects you wish to track.

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the lovely bird in your bag

ShuQi is designed after a bird, who can remember thousands of hidden nuts. She is great and intelligent design in your pocket.

RFID scanning

ShuQi can detect the nuts with RFID technology in a range of 40 cm.

Low energy bluetooth

ShuQi communicates through low energy bluetooth to your smartphone application.

USB C charging

Thanks to a low energy use, ShuQi has a battery life of two weeks. She is charged using the new USB C technology.

first the app - then the bird

The ShuQi app provides predefined lists of items needed for certain events/journeys which can be customized and shared with friends. The most important items can be tracked with stickers and named in the application. With one click, ShuQi tells you whether all objects are present or not.


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Team members


Profile picture of Tabea Estermann
  • Tabea Estermann
  • Business



Profile picture of Axel Collet
  • Axel Collet
  • Electronic Engineering



Profile picture of Adrien Taboada
  • Adrien Taboada
  • Electronic Engineering
    Firmware Engineering
    Software Engineering

Profile picture of Júlia Racskó
  • Júlia Racskó
  • User Experience



Profile picture of LoïcFankhauser
  • LoïcFankhauser
  • Industrial Design



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Our blog


Taking off, literally!

July 3, 2017

We prepared, planned, and now it’s here. Although not yet, as us girls leave a little bit before (thanks EPFL for the flexible plane dates!) to stretch out our sore… [...]

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the final spurt

June 15, 2017

Hello there, The project is advancing and we can see our ShuQi become more and more tangible. For the milestone we had a fast and simple 3d print, but this… [...]

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our PCB has arrived!

June 6, 2017

Today is a good day, because our PCB has arrived! Axel has worked diligently to order it as soon as possible, in order to proceed with the tests. ShuQi is… [...]

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Milestone ahead

May 30, 2017

Hello everyone! Our join work ShuQi is showing tangible results - every day there are improvements in the technical and design fields. Loic has created the 3D Model of our… [...]

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Discussion about the PCB Design

May 23, 2017

The engineers proudly presented with a real size 3D print of the PCB. It is an oval form which fits perfectly into the case of our lovely bird.With this mock-up we discussed… [...]

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the first prototype is within reach

May 12, 2017

Hello! This week we have started working on our first prototype. We’ve finished the last tests of feasibility and the result are mostly positive.  We have already explained in this… [...]

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Milestone 2 – ShuQi is improving still has to go further

May 1, 2017

Last week we presented our 2nd milestone with the new brand identity. Proud of the improvement we have done to our lovely ShuQi, we completely changed the structure of the… [...]

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a trip to the state of Shu in the mountains Qi

April 15, 2017

On our journey, we have found a new team member: ShuQi. She has already been an observer last week, and joined us this Friday. The ingredients were a plate of… [...]

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the path from milestone 1 to milestone 2

April 4, 2017

This week we presented our work we have done so far. There were many things to say and that is why the presentation got longer and longer. Sorry for that.… [...]

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Moving on – moving quickly

March 27, 2017

The one and a half hour meeting we had scheduled this week ahead of our milestone, was not long enough to discuss all the work each one has done. The… [...]

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Get into the customer’s brain

March 19, 2017

In the last weeks the interaction design (Julia) and business (Tabea) tried to get into our future consumer’s brain to understand what they think and feel. This is of great… [...]

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Today on the menu: TechTalk

March 12, 2017

Last week we spoke about the RFID technology. This week we are explaining the process more in detail. There are different types of RFID technologies. Each one uses different frequencies… [...]

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We keep moving

March 5, 2017

This week, we began with a feed back about the kick-off. After the conversation we agreed to explore different scenarios/ situation in which our object will be useful. In the… [...]

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Too early to panic but too late to relax

February 27, 2017

You know the feeling when you start to dig into a project and what once seemed too big to handle becomes reasonable? Well, this is not how I feel now.… [...]

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Kick-off

February 20, 2017

In a very informative one day session on February 18, we got ready to get the project going. During the last months, we were already working on some prototypes and… [...]

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may our journey begin

December 22, 2016

Hi there. Our team first met in the train from Geneva to Renens, where the CHIC ideation weekend took place. After these 42min, we were fully convinced of the competence… [...]

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