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Kick-off weekend

NAPaC
February 18, 2018

[caption id="attachment_4361" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Take-off[/caption] Chill, take it easy and relax… It is the last weekend before the beginning of the semester … Well, that was not really our plan, [...]

Kick-off and milestone 2 week-end

CHIRCLE, FLUID, Ikare, Milestone, NAPaC
February 18, 2018

Quite some time had gone by since we last met with the CHIC 2017-2018 teams. One could think that the Xmas vacation, exams and holidays (for some...) could have distracted [...]

Can I kick it?

CHIRCLE
February 18, 2018

In order to prepare the Kick off week-end our team tried to meet although some of the members had enjoyed their free time away from School in their home country. [...]

Kick-off weekend

Team Fribourg
February 18, 2018

Dear CHIC Community, Team Fribourg was very pleased to meet all of you during this weekend ! All the expertise that was here helped us very much. We had a [...]

KICKOFFS & KICKS

FLUID
February 18, 2018

Hello CHIC community,     As I am writing these lines, the rest of the team is working hard on the second prototype of our turbine. I'm letting them sweat [...]

Meanwhile, before MS2

FLUID
February 14, 2018

Dear CHIC Community, The second milestone approaches quickly as we keep working on our mini-turbine. Some serious progress has been made this week in many aspects of the device. Some [...]

MS2, ready… Go !

NAPaC
February 10, 2018

Dear CHIC Community, Time flies and MS2 is coming soon ! As ou already know, many things have changed since MS1 if not everything ! We started all over again, [...]

Weekly meeting

Ikare
February 1, 2018

Today, Thursday 1st February, our team met up to test our prototypes in an objective way. We tested 2 prototypes: - bones conduction device - buzzers bracelet Bones conduction devices [...]

Prototyping

Ikare
January 31, 2018

Hey, We wrote this post on Tuesday, January 30th. And for our team, Tuesday is experimentation day. Romain built a prototype for a bracelet that can transmit navigation information through [...]

From Brain to Brain

Ikare
January 31, 2018

Hey! This week, Monday 29th January, Joanne and Romain worked on the questions we had raised the previous week. With this new direction, two prototypes are in the process of [...]

Re-evaluating our product

Ikare
January 31, 2018

Hi everybody!   We met up last week on January 25th at the HEAD with the rest of the team. This meeting was definitely a revelation for the team. It [...]

What a start!

Ikare
January 30, 2018

Last time we posted a progress post, we had defined a “world” we wanted to work in and had a blank page in front of us. The engineers were working [...]

Romain – Interaction Design & User Experience

Ikare
January 30, 2018

  Having graduated from the Ecole Supérieure d’Arts et Design of Amiens with a degree in DNA Design Graphique, I have now joined a Masters in Media Design at the [...]

The second coming.

NAPaC
January 30, 2018

Hooray crew! We survived the pernicious waters of conjectures and we are now sailing on the sea of concreteness. MS2 island don't look so far away anymore. Our efforts are being [...]

Vignesh

Ikare
January 30, 2018

Hi, my name is Vignesh Venkatachalam. I’m the business representative for the CHIC Team in Geneva. I’m currently in the last year of the bachelor’s degree at the HEG. Ever [...]

PROGRESS

FLUID
January 28, 2018

Hello CHIC community,     We had some difficult times, especially since most of us just finished struggling through the exams season, and a couple of us still have one [...]

When the cuddly toy broke his leg …

NAPaC
January 25, 2018

... and so did the children. But they can share the adventure together while staying at the Hôpital de l'enfance in Lausanne. The cute little plush toys are given by [...]

Myself

Ikare
January 21, 2018

Hi everyone, I'm Mehmed Blazevic and I'm from Bosnia, but I was born here, in Geneva. I've always liked technology and especially computer science. When I finished mandatory school, I [...]

Gabriel

Ikare
January 19, 2018

My life started the 9’th May 1996 in Geneva when my parents gave me the name Gabriel Da Silva Marques. With a name like that of course my origin is [...]

Pierre

Ikare
January 18, 2018

Do you like cats ? There’s so many people on this earth who like them. And I still don’t understand why, and what’s even worse is the fact that I’m [...]

Stress but not least

NAPaC
January 17, 2018

Dear CHIC Community, The end of semester is coming and all the team napac is under the stress… But our team does not let down ! We are on the [...]

Joanne

Ikare
January 17, 2018

Born the 1rst of june 1995, I grew up in switzerland. I am a mountain and lake lover. I love cats, dive in deep water, nature and animals. For now, [...]

2018 resolution – Create a great product

FLUID
January 13, 2018

Welcome to 2018! Since the beginning of this adventure, the Fluid team has had some difficulties to find the ideal idea. Indeed, multiple constraints do not facilitate the take-off of [...]

Would you adopt one?

NAPaC
January 12, 2018

Hi readers, Our team is currently investigating whether a connected teddy bear would have a place to be loved and cuddled, either at home or in hospitals. To understand the [...]

1st meeting of the year 2018

CHIRCLE
January 7, 2018

As we all are on holidays some of the team members couldn’t come to this meeting. Kevin managed to be present via Skype which is also a great way for [...]

Team #5 on its way to the Milestone 1

Team Fribourg
January 6, 2018

Dear CHIC Community, The team #5 from Fribourg wasn't very active until now, but this is over ! "Team #5"... What an impersonal name ! This is because we have [...]

Refining our new idea

NAPaC
January 3, 2018

End of the semester, Christmas, New Year’s celebrations, upcoming exams, holidays…So many reasons for slowing down on our weekly meetings, but we didn’t ! As Chloe mentioned in the last [...]

Pivoting

NAPaC
December 30, 2017

With Milestone 1 behind us, we needed some time to sit back and reflect on what we had done. The NAPaC One project was developed for a milestone, but none [...]

The days before Christmas!

FLUID
December 17, 2017

Hello, The Christmas Holiday is approaching. We are also busy with many deadlines of courses at school. On Monday, we attended the Demo day for last year's projects. In spite [...]

First Prototype

CHIRCLE
December 17, 2017

The days before Christmas are always stressful. This year in addition to present purchases and school deadlines we also want to progress within the CHIC project. Amandine, our product designer, [...]

Hello Again !

NAPaC
December 15, 2017

Dear CHIC Community, We've been a little bit shy for the past weeks, but we're back again with a new blog article ! Let's face it : MS1 was not [...]

Happily Ever After

CHIRCLE
December 13, 2017

Last Tuesday we decided to turn our weekly meeting into a less formal meeting. Instead of our regular meeting routine, we had a game night to celebrate Milestone 1. Taking [...]

Final DemoDay at MassChallenge

Event, Ilanga, Livelo, Presentation, Todoo, Trobak
December 12, 2017

Great turnout for the second and last CHIC 2016-2017 DemoDay, hosted for the second time by MassChallenge Switzerland at the Ateliers de Renens. The 4 teams (Ilanga, Trobak, Livelo and [...]

Team Fribourg 2017/18 on board as well!

December 10, 2017

Today marked the start for the 5th team of this year's CHIC edition: Team Fribourg. Composed of 4 students from the School of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg, HEIA-FR, as [...]

THE GATHERING

FLUID
December 9, 2017

HELLO CHIC,   It's been a while!   We are still processing the milestone, trying to come up with a new idea, and what better way to do this than [...]

Here we are! Milestone 1 is over

NAPaC
December 5, 2017

Days became weeks and weeks became... time for Milestone 1 ! As we mentioned in previous posts, nobody realised how fast time could fly. It seems yesterday we all met, [...]

How to get things done?

CHIRCLE
December 3, 2017

With the milestone coming up, many things came through for team CHIRCLE this week. The “Problem exploration” Milestone happened on the 1st of December and the three teams participating (Chircle, [...]

First milestone done!

FLUID
December 3, 2017

Hello CHIC community! On Friday, we had the opportunity to present our work for the first milestone in front of the CHIC staffs and some professors. That represented the accomplishment [...]

Houston we have a problem…exploration

CHIRCLE, FLUID, Milestone, NAPaC
December 2, 2017

Great first milestone in Lausanne on December 1. The teams' job was to present their problem exploration both in the form of a report and of a live presentation, followed [...]