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ecal, EPFL, Milestone, T-PSY, T-Ψ, TΨ, UNIL, VUKOVI (вукови), Wudan, Zhu Zhu
April 19, 2019

Milestone 4 is often a particular moment. Pivoting is no longer really an option. The excitement of first engineering successes is replaced by the challenges of building hardware in a [...]

MS4 – DONE !

Unum+Solum
April 19, 2019

Hello everyone, Last Wednesday we had the presentation of the Milestone 4. As we previously explained, we decided to completely re-think the design of our lamps, since it was costly [...]

First prototype

Fog Team
April 15, 2019

Hello everyone, [gallery ids="5169,5170"] This week we managed to interact with sensors. We simulated the detection of a leg flection. Moreover, the first PCB prototype has been made and we [...]

Innovation: a key factor

Friteam
April 13, 2019

Dear readers, Several topics have been discussed during our last team meeting. First, a part of the group will participate to the IoT Workshop which will take place on May [...]

Pivot

Unum+Solum
April 10, 2019

  Dear All, Yesterday our two designers (Romain and Tanguy) and business developer (Giulia), met with our 2 supervisors from the HEAD. There has been a lot of discussion regarding [...]

Prototyping MS3

Tolbi
April 9, 2019

Dear CHIC Community,   During the Milestone 3, we defined the architecture of hydraulic diagram with data collected during the interviews. A presentation have been made by one of our [...]

Interviews with our early adopters

Tolbi
April 9, 2019

The meeting with our early adopters was very interesting and rich in terms of informations. Many of our hypotheses weren't totally exact ; that's why  we let them explain themselves [...]

MS1

Tolbi
April 9, 2019

We’ve done a lot of meetings, brainstorming sessions and workshops to prepare interviews with our early adopters like agronomists and hydrological experts of École Nationale Supérieure d’Agriculture (ENSA, Thiès, Sénégal)  [...]

Presentation

Tolbi
April 9, 2019

Chère communauté CHIC, Nous sommes issus de l'École Supérieure Polytechnique de Dakar (ESP), une école polytechnique de la capitale sénégalaise. Nous avons récemment rejoint ce programme et nous sommes très [...]

E-Ink Buttons

T-PSY
April 7, 2019

Hello everyone! This week, we have spoken with our supervisor about our prototyping. We discuss about our buttons ! We want to create interactive buttons with sceen on it. The [...]

REFOCUSING OUR PROJECT

Fog Team
April 7, 2019

Hello everyone, Last week during our meeting we decided to define and focus our work with more precision. We started by asking again ourselves about the real goal of our [...]

Milestone 3 is done!

Friteam
April 5, 2019

Hello everyone! During our last Milestone we presented all scenarios to describe how the different users such as patients, relatives and the health staff will interact with our device.   [...]

News about the server part

Fog Team
April 2, 2019

Dear readers, Last week we had the MS3. That was a good occasion to receive some feedbacks about our project from our supervisors. Afterwards, we had a meeting to analyse [...]

We finally achieve MileStone 3 !!

Wudan
March 31, 2019

All Wudans happily reunited last Monday to discuss feedbacks from MS3 ! All together, we debated and agreed on important decisions. It was a very loud and intense meeting. It [...]

Next step: Milestone 3

Friteam
March 30, 2019

Dear CHIC Community, For our last team meeting, the business students conducted some interviews with some early adaptors such as pharmacists and patients. We are going to present the results [...]

Planification of the next steps

T-PSY
March 29, 2019

Hi Everyone, This week we got more into group organisation. We planned our futur meetings until MS4 and we talk again about the idea that we would like to have [...]

Attacking the deep sorrow of open-spaces

Zhu Zhu
March 26, 2019

Dear readers, After a quiet long absence on the blog, it's a real pleasure to write you again. We've got a lot of reassessments and it was difficult for us [...]

Photoshoot after the MS3

VUKOVI (ВУКОВИ)
March 25, 2019

Hello everyone, So, this Friday, we had the MS3 and the feedback that go with it bought a lot of doubt on the clarity of the scenario. It seems that [...]

INTERVIEWS ARE THE KEY !

T-PSY
March 24, 2019

Hi everyone,  This week was dedicated to feedback for TΨ. And what could be more motivating when they allow us to move forward !  Last weekend, our interview with Dominique [...]

Spring sprint

ecal, EPFL, Milestone, Presentation, T-Ψ, UNIL, VUKOVI (вукови), Wudan, Zhu Zhu
March 22, 2019

A bit more than one month has gone by since the last milestone and one can safely say that the 4 teams from EPFL-ECAL-UNIL have not remained idle. The 3rd [...]

Getting ready for Milestone 3

Friteam
March 22, 2019

Dear readers, We are getting ready for Milestone 3 which will take place on April 2. This week we agreed on the design of the prototype and on the distribution [...]

Milestone 3 – Checked !

Unum+Solum
March 22, 2019

Hi everyone! Last Wednesday we had our Milestone 3 presentation at the HEAD in Geneva with our respective supervisors. We made a lot of progress in the weeks before the [...]

Tea driven decisions and prototyping

VUKOVI (ВУКОВИ)
March 19, 2019

Hello everyone! MS3 is in a few days and decisions have to be done! Thankfully we have tea to calm us down and keep the mood up to keep going! [...]

Start of prototyping phase

Fog Team
March 18, 2019

Dear readers Next week we are meeting a gamification specialist to help us build the mobile app that will be provided with our prototype. The goal is to allow people [...]

MS3 is approaching!

T-PSY
March 18, 2019

Hi everyone! MS3 is slowly but steadily approaching and TΨ is getting ready! Last week, prototyping advanced considerably and also a lot of new meetings were fixed. We are going [...]

Work work work!

Friteam
March 16, 2019

Dear CHIC Community, During our last meeting all the team members approved the functional requirements for our connected pill dispenser. We also decided to prioritize the different features in order [...]

A proof of concept, a focus group and a jellyfish

Unum+Solum
March 14, 2019

Hello everyone! It has been a long time since our last post, but work is still going on! We are preparing for the milestone 3 next week, finishing some reflection [...]

Prototyping for first patient tests

Wudan
March 11, 2019

  Hello CHIC community! After conducting a lot of new interviews with doctors and physiotherapist we got great new insights. Those interviews confirmed that we were heading in the right [...]

Prototyping stage #1

Friteam
March 11, 2019

Dear readers, From Milestone2, we first defined the possible different scenarios that a user can have with the interaction of our product. This helped us to analyse and define also [...]

Iteration on the business model

VUKOVI (ВУКОВИ)
March 11, 2019

Hello everyone! Business models can be quite hard. If your business is not a classic B2C and includes several actors, including some institutional ones, everything becomes much more complicated In [...]

First prototype in progress

Fog Team
March 10, 2019

Hello everyone, The last week we started to work on the prototype of our device. It is a good new for our team to materialize our progression. For now, we [...]

Diving into the real world !

T-PSY
March 10, 2019

Hello dear friends! This week was fruitful in many aspects : Pablo proposed us a great template for the menu displayed, while Emilie presented us the aesthetic and practical possibilities [...]

Prototyping weekend

Zhu Zhu
March 10, 2019

Dear readers, It has been a long time!  After the kick-off weekend, we decided to stick to noise in coworking space. In our MVP, each noise sensor will be embedded [...]

Soon the first prototype

VUKOVI (ВУКОВИ)
March 5, 2019

Hello everyone ! Sorry we are a little late with the blogpost this week, but this is because we are spending a lot of time trying to define what would be [...]

Each member has a part to play!

T-PSY
March 3, 2019

Hi everyone, Time is flying but TΨ has done some work this last week ! Morgane has been worked on some data analysis with RStudio to simulate what kind of [...]

Interviews, shopping lists and visit cards

VUKOVI (ВУКОВИ)
February 26, 2019

Hello everyone! The semester has started, students fill the rooms and Team Vukovi thinks: how to fill our booth? Tomas went to Geneva and had some very interesting conversations with [...]

Now that the idea is there, let’s work on it!

T-PSY
February 24, 2019

Hello to everyone! We know that we launch ourselves into the creation of a smart bell to address specific hospital needs. Now, it is time for us to define exactly [...]

Around Ideas

Fog Team
February 20, 2019

[gallery ids="5077"] The last few weeks were tough for the Fogs. We had a really short time between the MS1 and MS2 ! Indeed we had multiple iterations of the [...]

Lift-off done: ready to work on our solution!

Friteam
February 18, 2019

Dear Community, Last weekend, during the Milestone 2, we had the chance to meet all the groups who are participating in the CHIC program and discover the several projects. Such [...]