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Advancing, always advancing

CARING
May 19, 2019

Hello! CARING is advancing on all fronts, be it design, engineering or business. We are happy that the project is slowly materializing and we are already getting excited for the [...]

MS4 done ! … Product concept review

Tolbi
May 18, 2019

As we said in MS3, we exchanged with the managers of ENSA (Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Agriculture) and we were contacted by potential customers, who were attracted by our product and [...]

Busy week for the Heptabox team!

Friteam
May 18, 2019

Dear Community, On Wednesday we had our team meeting in order to plan all the next steps of our project and ultimate the presentation for Milestone 4, which will take [...]

Transform Africa Summit 2019

Tolbi
May 18, 2019

Hi ,   This week, we participated in the Transform Africa summit in Kigali where the heads of state of the African Union were present around the theme of digital [...]

PCB up and running!

Zhu Zhu
May 16, 2019

Hello ! We received one of our PCB from China, assembled and tested it. Everything works smoothly. The PCB is able to control one motor that will move our plat [...]

Construction Team: assemble!

VUKOVI (ВУКОВИ)
May 16, 2019

Hello everybody! Yesterday Vuk, Tomas and Ethan assembled at Ethan's place to share thoughts and sketches on the design of our product. To note also the presence  of Alex, member [...]

Prototype °1 for the Fogs

Fog Team
May 14, 2019

Hi everyone, We are a few days away from our first prototype! By the end of May, we want to perform the most basic functions as a user would: from [...]

Interview at La Source !

CARING
May 12, 2019

Hey there! This week was sort of fruitful for T-Psy: We conducted an interview in La Source in Lausanne, where many shades were unveiled thanks to Mrs Montantdon, Chief Nursing [...]

Great news from Heptabox team!

Friteam
May 12, 2019

Hello everyone, This week we had the pleasure to participate to a workshop with Swisscom in relation to IoT Systems. We started the evening with an elevator pitch from each [...]

PCB ordered!

VUKOVI (ВУКОВИ)
May 10, 2019

Hello everyone! Yes, you read the title well, our PCB has been ordered! For this, we thank Vuk for having worked really a lot to make the design of it [...]

Bluetooth first connection

Fog Team
May 9, 2019

Dear all, This week we manage to make the first connection between our device and a smart phone. There are still a lot of works to do for the Bluetooth [...]

NEXT STEP : NEW INSIGHTS

CARING
May 5, 2019

Hi everyone, this week has been pretty quiet for our team as we have worked separtely to prepare for our next interview of Thursday. We have planned a visit at [...]

Something that fits perfectly with our project

VUKOVI (ВУКОВИ)
April 29, 2019

Hello everyone! Nice to be back talking to you :) A couple of weeks ago we stumbled upon the "budget participatif" of City of Lausanne. From the very start we [...]

It’s time to think to our future

CARING
April 28, 2019

Hi everyone ! This sunday morning, our team meets to update our team contract. We were thinking to the future of our project after the trip to China, to our [...]

Heptabox

Friteam
April 21, 2019

Hello everyone! During our last meeting we finally found out a name for our connected pill box that provides medicines for an entire week: Heptabox From Ancient Greek ἑπτά (heptá) [...]

What’s up next?

Wudan
April 21, 2019

Hi everyone! We are done at MS4 and we are all excited to see what is next for us and we have planned several things for MS5. So, we have [...]

On the processing road to China production !

Fog Team
April 21, 2019

Dear followers, In these last days, we go on improving our project. Our designer Fabien is still test and think to a comfortable and desirable solution for sportsman in rehabilitation [...]

It’s shaping up!

CARING
April 21, 2019

Hi everyone, It all start coming together and this is very motivating! Since our last blogpost, we have done some work. Maxim, Urbain and Emilie have started a real collaboration [...]

What’s new for team Vukovi ?

VUKOVI (ВУКОВИ)
April 21, 2019

Hello everyone, Last Thursday we had our fourth milestone during which we present the new direction for the final project. We had great feedback from the CHIC community and what [...]

Meet Hapstick, Caring, Akane and more

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

CARING
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

CARING
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 !

CARING
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 [...]