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Workshop at HKDI !

AKANE
July 23, 2019

Dear readers, Yesterday, we went to HKDI, the Hong Kong Design Institute for a SWIFT session. There, we matched with local students with whom we designed a new product within [...]

Visits and Pitch Preparation

CARING
July 23, 2019

Hi everyone, After yesterday's amazing workshop at HKDI, today, we went to visit LSCM, a research center in Hong Kong that is focusing on IoT, robotics, AI, and other. The [...]

Visit of LSCM in Hong Kong

Heptabox
July 23, 2019

Today, we visited "Logistics and Supply Chain MultiTech R&D Centre" in Hong Kong. https://www.lscm.hk/eng/ This non-profit organization is active in technological research. It works closely with universities and companies in Hong [...]

Stuff happening in HK

Tengo
July 22, 2019

Hey everyone, We arrived the 20th in HK and started experiencing the pace at which this city goes. Buildings are tall, roads are narrow and taxis go fat. In this [...]

Workshop at HKDI

CARING
July 22, 2019

Hi everyone! Today we had a special day at HK Design Institute where all teams were split in different new teams. Each team was composed of 1 engineer, 1 business, [...]

Bye bye Shenzhen, we have a prototype

Tengo
July 22, 2019

Hey everyone, MS7 done, and we managed to finish the prototype. We were a bit suspicious if we would have been able to do it, but in the end we [...]

Goodbye Shenzhen, Hello Hong Kong !

NOX
July 22, 2019

On Sunday, we left Shenzhen after two intense and crazy weeks! Between the pitches, the companies' visits, the workshop and just working on our prototype at x.Factory, the times flew [...]

End of Shenzhen

CARING
July 20, 2019

Hi everyone, Yesterday we finally succeeded to make our prototype, and precisely our screen buttons, work ! It was a big challenge for us, as we received our 3D prints [...]

Ready for Hong Kong!

Heptabox
July 20, 2019

Dear Community, Yesterday it was our last day in Shenzhen and we had the possibility to visit two important companies: Huawei and Oppo. Such a great experience! After two weeks [...]

A morning in Huawei

AKANE
July 19, 2019

  Hello there readers,   This morning was very special for the Zhu-Zhu team. Two of us went to Huawei's new campus in Shenzhen. And as you can see, we [...]

Nox – prototype is assembled

NOX
July 18, 2019

Hi everyone ! Yesterday for the first time, we assembled two lamps completely, and after connecting them, we could see the animation when they exchange the movement data. Indeed, the last [...]

PCB, K-tech and X-Factory

KNEET
July 18, 2019

Hi readers, This week has been very intense for everyone ! Our dear business explored the differents places where we thought we may sell the product. However, in china, neither [...]

Speeding up Tengo in Shenzhen!

Tengo
July 17, 2019

Hey everyone! When knowing who to ask, so many things are doable in Shenzhen! This morning together, Tomas and Ethan found a place at 10:00 where to weld the hinges [...]

Where are the crutches in China ?

Hapstick
July 17, 2019

Since we arrived in China, we observed that no one is using crutches in the street. Weird right ? Because in Switzerland we could see someone at least three times [...]

New design finished

Heptabox
July 17, 2019

  Dear reader, Please saw the completely new design of HEPTABOX! A full designed prototype made in China with a team of designer. The new prototype is almost ready to [...]

Dicovering low-cost production

NOX
July 17, 2019

Yesterday, we visited the PCB factory in the surroundings of Shenzhen. And thanks to that, I finally understood what the engineers in our team were working on and talked about. [...]

V0.2 on the way

CARING
July 16, 2019

Hello friends! With the help of Céleste, our Chinese correspondent student here in Shenzhen, Camille managed to get great insights from her interview in Shenzhen Six People Hospital. It would [...]

Assembling Day

AKANE
July 16, 2019

Hello Dear Readers, Today was Assembling day for team Zhu-Zhu ! We received the new 3D printed pieces for our plant made with a more resistant material called ABS instead [...]

From paper to metal in 10 hours

Tengo
July 15, 2019

Hey everyone! Today we really experienced the «Shenzhen speed». Having finished the final mechanical drawings in the wee hours of the morning, we were late; but this city allowed us [...]

Connected prototypes

NOX
July 15, 2019

Hey readers! I am pretty proud to say that our prototypes’ connection and communication have been tested and approved. Even if small problems remain, we can say that we have [...]

Improving the design of Heptabox!

Heptabox
July 15, 2019

After arriving in China and getting some feedback about our device, our mechanical engineer is working hard with some design experts that are helping us improving the shape of our [...]

Incredible Shenzhen

Tolbi
July 15, 2019

This week, I've learnt more than I though I would before coming here. I met new people from all over the world, ready to share their knowledge. Pitchin in front [...]

Visit at Seeed …

Tolbi
July 15, 2019

L'occasion nous a été donnée de visiter les locaux de Seeed , une entreprise qui a fini de se faire un nom dans le domaine du prototypage Electronique et de [...]

First week in China !

KNEET
July 15, 2019

Dear followers, The adventure in China has started! Already a week that we are working together. Time goes so fast when you are involved by your project. Our engineers are [...]

Great opportunities everywhere!

CARING
July 14, 2019

Hey there ! Here are some news after a well deserved chilly Sunday! We had two occasions to pitch on Friday, thefirst one at HAX with Maxim, and the second [...]

Hi from Shenzhen

NOX
July 14, 2019

Hello everyone, After a long trip to Shenzhen and the introduction of the x.factory team, we continued working on our prototype. We first checked if all the components survived the transportation [...]

Great workshop at Artop

AKANE
July 14, 2019

Dear readers, Yesterday we visited Artop Group, a well-established firm mainly active in design innovation. After learning about the company and visiting their showroom, we had a great workshop with some [...]

Our first steps at Shenzhen !

AKANE
July 14, 2019

It's been a few days now that we arrived at Shenzhen and it's now time to share it with you, dear reader ! Our working week started on wednesday by [...]

Exploring Shenzhen suppliers

Tengo
July 14, 2019

The amazing thing of Shenzhen is the quantity of suppliers present in one city. From LED, to PCB and injected plastic here you can find everything. Yesterday we revisited again [...]

Shenzhen Awesomenesss!

Hapstick
July 13, 2019

We visited many places this week in Shenzhen but the one which caught our eye was the: Huaqiangbei Electronics Market. It is the largest electronics market in the world and [...]

Shenzhen is great and the project keeps going!

CARING
July 13, 2019

Hi there, After nearly one week in Shenzhen, China, our project is evolving in a great way. We have sourced a lot of new components about which we did not [...]

Electronic parts in Huaqiangbei

Heptabox
July 13, 2019

When we arrived in Huaqiangbei, the engineers of our team could not believe what they saw. It felt like Christmas. You can find every imaginable piece of electronic for a cheap [...]

Meeting with Kyle

Heptabox
July 12, 2019

We have arrived in Shenzhen! We are really excited to be able to work at x.factory. We were lucky to meet Kyle, a senior student as mechanical engineer in Southern [...]

Kneet team in Shenzhen

KNEET
July 12, 2019

Dear readers, The Kneet team is well arrived in China. A lot of work has already been accomplished at the x.factory with the help of the wonderful Seeed Studio team. [...]

Land, sleep, prototype!

Tengo
July 11, 2019

Hello everyone! Between skyscrapers and construction sites, we are now at x.factory, a maker space in Shenzhen. What better place to prototype our product than the most rapidly growing city [...]

Heptabox is ready to go to China !

Heptabox
July 6, 2019

Hello everyone! We are ready to go to China! Our prototype is functional and we are very happy about it! We are looking forward to improving it in China. The [...]

Prototyping V.2 !

Heptabox
June 21, 2019

It's time to make a second version of the prototype. Here is the PCB V.2 with modifications and adaptations to the final product. One week until our MS6!! And we [...]

From cardboard to 3D printing

Heptabox
June 14, 2019

After the 17th week, we could finally print our first parts. There are only three weeks left but we are confident to have a working prototype with the hard work [...]