Category Archives: Miranda’s Blog

Working on Bend Sensor

These past few weeks we have posted all the fliers and I am now working on creating an enclosure for the bend sensor so that the wires will not be exposed to the user.

We posted the fliers all around …

First Prototype Finished!

I am posting a bit earlier this week because of the July 4th holiday. These past two weeks have been quite busy. We are excited at the progress we have made. Swamy, our PhD advisor had created a circuit for the EL …

Working on Prototype

These past two weeks, we have been working on the prototype. The circuit is finished and we have sewed the EL wire onto the panel.

At the beginning of the two week period, we had several conversations discussing how we …

Paper Prototypes

This week I have been working on the prototype. I realized that our older design did not fit the leg as well as it could have, so I experimented with paper to create a design that is shaped like the …

Working on Prototype

I have not posted reccently because I was on a Maymester study abroad trip to Beijing. I am back in the lab now and am working on the prototype.

We decided to taper the leg enclosure where the material adjusts …

Work in the past weeks

I have been focusing mainly on construction of the prototype these past weeks. We constructed a plastic buckle from a 3D printer. It looks like a double loop slider buckle. It is four inches long and can be used with …

New Iteration

These past two weeks I have been working on a new iteration of the leg enclosure. When meeting with Swamy, I realized that we were looking at the leg enclosure through the incorrect mindset. We were basing our leg enclosure

Design

We have been working on the design these past few weeks and making the EL wire straighter. We are trying to use shrink wrap to see if it will straighten the wiring.

I am meeting with our PhD advisor this week …

Submitted Paper

These past two weeks, we have really been focusing on and working on finishing our Grace Hopper paper. Initially, we wrote a draft of the paper. We had to cut it down a lot because of the page requirements. We …