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Keep R&D doc up to date.
Create other docs if needed.
Updated docs related to the project. Communication with Fabio about documentation.
Created BOM and price calculator.
Find and orders pats
Went to Canadian Tire to buy plastic rods for the glue gun, used in the assembly of the box,
Purchased 2 pressure sensors from Digi-Key.
Communicate, help, facilitate, coordinate work for all participants.
Coordinated with Colin for taking electronic parts for the prototype.
Coordinated with Isa for 3D printing of the case at Concordia
Setting up space for the initiative, documentation, webpage, and other collaboration tools, NRP page, etc.
Call for participation, social media
Created 2 videos, published to Youtube, one as a short progress report without much context. The other one as a presentation of the project and of this particular prototype.
Decided layout of components in the box and how to fix them.
Assembled all components in the box.
3D print the casing of the device and assemble the device.
Went to Concordia with Isa, negociated at the library, the makerspace, to 3D print the parts for free. Got the 3D models, prepared them, sliced them, estimated print time and arranged for printing.
Work on the electronic system of the device
Created a small board, dressing up the pressure sensor with some caps and resistors. Tested sensor with Arduino Uno.
Caps are for having a more clean signal and resistors used as a voltage divider, to bring the signal from 0.-5V to 0-3.3V (sensor operates at 5V and microcontroller board, Adafruit Feather at 3.3 Volt. )
Documented in the main R&D doc
Connected my computer running Linux Ubuntu to the Adafruit Feather. Had some problems uploading sketches to the Feather using the Arduino ADI. Took me some time to figure it out, using the help page from Adafruit. Nos I am able to upload sketches to the microcontroller.
Go take parts, devices from one physical location to another.
Took the box of electronic parts and the piston from Haply - a startup who has contributed to Breathing Games, and brought it to the Sensorica lab, where the new prototype will be assembled.
Meetings with participants and stakeholders
Call with Tse Sze Man, researcher at St Justine, who is going to use the device.
Explained how the device will be used, the research context, and discussed the most important features of the device. Took notes.
Call with Fabio, he presented the project to me.
Consider what approach to take to perform this activity. Analyze the situation, resources, who's available and can help, etc.
Gathered all the relevant docs, initiated communication with all important participants, planned meetings and discussions, assessed resources and time, planning.
Context: Breathing Games
Create 5 pressure devices (prototypes), to be used in research at St. Justine, with real patients.
See project page
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