General

Edition

NAPaC
April 26, 2018

Dear CHIC community, Here we are, end of April and the project is starting to feel much more real. Things are evolving fast now and you know what ? Designers [...]

Team outing & field experiment at Internef

CHIRCLE
April 21, 2018

Dear CHIC community, We have the pleasure to announce you that on 17th of April 2018, we conducted our first public survey at the Internef building! We contacted the libraries [...]

The road is long and full of ambushes

FLUID
April 18, 2018

Dear CHIC community, Some time has passed since the last blog post, and spent some time exploring different directions in terms of technology, design and business. Alex (industrial design) had [...]

Start Contest Finale

Trobak, give value to your waste
April 18, 2018

Hi everyone, It's been a while. We're not gonna make a post to tell you everything that we did since the end of our edition of the program, we're just [...]

Happy Easter

FLUID
March 31, 2018

Dear CHIC, Happy Eater! We has planned and begun our new work schedule. With the activation and creativity brought by Milestone 3, we did a lot of researches into the possibilities [...]

When MS3 is done… MS4 is on the way !

NAPaC
March 30, 2018

[caption id="attachment_6219" align="alignnone" width="1490"] Engineering SCRUM board[/caption] Hello followers, we didn't waste too much time after our MS3 pitch and demo to directly go back to work. We have received [...]

New Steps after Milestone-3

CHIRCLE
March 29, 2018

Dear CHIC Community, Last friday, as a team, we had the chance to share the evolution of the project since the kick-off weekend. We have shared new design mockups, wireframes [...]

The birth of Oversee

FLUID
March 24, 2018

Dear CHIC community,   We arrived at Milestone 3 a little behind our friends of the other teams since we made a big pivot after Milestone 2. However, we have [...]

Toygether-FocusBooster-Oversee

CHIRCLE, ecal, EPFL, FLUID, Milestone, NAPaC, UNIL
March 23, 2018

Three teams, three projects and now three brands! The first prototyping milestone was the occasion to discover the progress made by the teams since the kick-off more than one month [...]

narrowing Down, building Up!

NAPaC
March 15, 2018

Hooray! We got a neat concept under our hands now. The lasts weeks, we had grown more and more concerned by the complex nature of the hospital environment. And even [...]

You create opportunities by asking for them

CHIRCLE
March 11, 2018

This week we applied the so called “get out of the building approach” mentioned by Steve Blank in his article about positive outcomes of applying the Lean method. “You create [...]

Milestone 3 is approaching!

FLUID
March 11, 2018

Dear Chic, This week was a meaningful week, because we made our final decision on our project. On Tuesday, we had our regular meeting. Alex and Victor demonstrated the results [...]

Prototyping

Ikare
March 8, 2018

Hi everyone, We went yesterday to the Espace Musical. For most of us it was our first introduction to the solfege and rythmic world. This experience made us realise what [...]

Something is on the way…

FLUID
March 5, 2018

Dear CHIC community, During the second milestone, we discussed and debated a lot about the idea of a portable turbine and decided to expand the range of our investigation while [...]

SOS CHIC !

NAPaC
March 4, 2018

Hello followers, what a week we just had ! The semester's first deadlines, the CHIC meetings and even an unexpected March snowstorm. As mentioned in the previous post, the semester [...]

Hello World!

NAPaC
February 28, 2018

Hi everyone! Last week, we needed some rest after MS2 to rethink everything we'd been told. All the feedback was very useful, but we felt a bit pushed around and [...]

Classifying distractions

CHIRCLE
February 27, 2018

While reflecting about the best way to organize blocking behaviors of our product, I tried to categorize sources of distractions. I came up with this classification which is now helping [...]

MS2 week-end

Ikare
February 27, 2018

Hi everyone ! We hope that getting back to school was as much fun for you than it was for us! This week after MS2, we took a break from [...]

First meeting since MS2

CORE
February 22, 2018

Hello everyone ! The beginning of the project is finally launched ! Team Fribourg has eventually changed its name : CORE. You probably wonder what it means. Well, it's the [...]

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

CORE
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 [...]