PComp, Wk 13: Semaphore Jacket – Design

Below are some of the sketches I’ve done of the Semaphore Jacket, including object/circuit design and sketches of the user experience.

OBJECT DESIGN:

Front of the jacket – with LED sleeve panels and snap switch. Silicone wire will travel from the circuit, up the sleeve and around to the back.

front of jacket circuit

 

Back of jacket – backpack that holds the micro-controller and battery, wires connect up and back.

jacketBack

 

USER EXPERIENCE:

User puts on the jacket:

jacketOn

User closes the snap switch:

snapJacket

LED lights turn on, User can communicate in semaphore:

jacketLit

 

CIRCUIT DESIGN:

Laying out the NeoPixels to figure out spacing and circuit design:

IMG_4764

Sketch of LED circuit layout:

IMG_4766

Prototype with copper wire:

IMG_4767

 

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07. December 2015 by zoe.bachman.itp
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