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Welcome to installment number twenty eight  of the Design Challenge Project Summary series here at Element14. For those of you who are new to my content, in this series I chose  a single Design Challenge project from current or past challenges, and write a short summary of the project to date. I am selective about which projects I summarize, as I want to highlight quality content. Unfortunately, projects that stall out, or get abandoned, are not chosen for summaries. Some project creat ...
  The Upcycle It Design Challenge achieved liftoff in March of 2017 and marked our second challenge of the year, and what a challenge it would become! The challenge tasked its participants to up-cycle an obsolete item, computer, piece of electronic equipment or appliance and make a cool new electronics project built around the Intel® Edison Kit for Arduino. The participants did just that, as this challenge saw record numbers of updates being posted each week, and the resulting projects ...
Safe and Sound Wearables Design Challenge Summary    Back in February the Safe and Sound Wearables design challenge officially kicked off, marking the beginning the 2017 Design Challenge Series her at Element14, and what an interesting challenge it was. Originally slated for a fifteen week run, the Safe and Sound Wearables challenge was extended by an additional ten weeks to give some challengers who had issues receiving their official hardware kits some time to catch up.   Fo ...
  Welcome to another installment in the Design Challenge Weekly Summary series here at Element14! It’s week Nineteen of the Safe and Sound Wearables Design Challenge which means we have came to the end of this challenge. Additionally, the winners of the Upcycle It Challenge have been announced. I decided to wait an extra week to finish up my coverage of the first two design challenges of this year so that I could cover any projects that finished up shortly after the deadline, so we h ...
  Welcome to another installment in the Design Challenge Weekly Summary series here at Element14! It’s week eighteen of the Safe and Sound Wearables Design Challenge which means we have about a week before the project deadline. We had four update post this week, so let's just jump into it!   Safe & Sound Design Challenge  Featured as the first design challenge of 2017, the Safe & Sound Wearables challenge tasks its participants to conceive and build a 'safe and sound ...
  Welcome to another installment in the Design Challenge Weekly Summary series here at Element14! It’s week seventeen of the Safe and Sound Wearables Design Challenge which means we have about two weeks before the project deadline. We don’t have a lot to cover, so let's just jump into it!     Safe & Sound Design Challenge  Featured as the first design challenge of 2017, the Safe & Sound Wearables challenge tasks its participants to conceive and build a 'sa ...
  Welcome to another installment in the Design Challenge Weekly Summary series here at Element14! It’s week sixteen of the Safe and Sound Wearables Design Challenge and this week also marks the twelfth week of the Upcycle it Design Challenge. We have a couple of new project updates from the Safe and Sound challenge, and quite a few new updates to the UpCycle It challenge as it concludes just one day after our coverage range for this week. We have a lot to cover, so let's just jump rig ...
  Welcome to another installment in the Design Challenge Weekly Summary series here at Element14! It’s week fifteen of the Safe and Sound Wearables Design Challenge and this week also marks the eleventh week of the Upcycle It Design Challenge. Project updates rose a little this week in the Safe and Sound challenge, while the participants in the UpCycle It challenge continued with another solid week of updates across several projects. We have a lot to cover, so let's just jump right i ...
  Welcome to another installment in the Design Challenge Weekly Summary series here at Element14! It’s week fourteen of the Safe and Sound Wearables Design Challenge and this week also marks the tenth week of the Upcycle it Design Challenge. Project updates were again a little light this week in the Safe and Sound challenge, while the participants in the UpCycle It challenge continued with another solid week of updates across several projects. We have a lot to cover, so let's just ju ...
  Welcome to another installment in the Design Challenge Weekly Summary series here at Element14! It’s week thirteen of the Safe and Sound Wearables Design Challenge and this week also marks the ninth week of the Upcycle it Design Challenge. Project updates were again a little light this week in the Safe and Sound challenge, while the participants in the UpCycle It challenge continued with another solid week of updates across several projects. We have a lot to cover, so let's just ju ...
  Welcome to another installment in the Design Challenge Weekly Summary series here at Element14! It’s week twelve of the Safe and Sound Wearables Design Challenge and this week also marks the eighth week of the Upcycle it Design Challenge. Project updates were again a little light this week in the Safe and Sound challenge, while the participants in the UpCycle It challenge continued with another solid week of updates across several projects. We have a lot to cover, so let's just jump ...
  Welcome to another installment in the Design Challenge Weekly Summary series here at Element14! It’s week eleven of the Safe and Sound Wearables Design Challenge and this week also marks the seventh week of the Upcycle It Design Challenge. Project updates were a little on the light side this week in the Safe and Sound challenge, while the participants in the UpCycle It challenge produced a stellar thirteen updates across several projects. Additionally, Element14 announced that it h ...
Welcome to another installment in the Design Challenge Weekly Summary series here at Element14! It’s week ten of the Safe and Sound Wearables Design Challenge and this week also marks the sixth week of the Upcycle it Design Challenge. Both challenges have seen several project updates over the last week, which means we have a lot to cover, so let's just jump into it!     Safe & Sound Design Challenge  Featured as the first design challenge of 2017, the Safe & Sound We ...
  Welcome to another installment in the Design Challenge Weekly Summary series here at Element14! It’s week nine of the Safe and Sound Wearables Design Challenge and this week also marks the fifth week of the Upcycle it Design Challenge. Both challenges have seen a lot of project updates over the last week, which means we have a lot to cover, so let's just jump into it!     Safe & Sound Design Challenge  Featured as the first design challenge of 2017, the Safe & ...
  Welcome to another installment in the Design Challenge Weekly Summary series here at Element14! It’s week eight of the Safe and Sound Wearables Design Challenge which puts us just over half way through. Additionally, we are just wrapping up the fourth week of the Upcycle It Design Challenge which means we have a lot to cover, so let's just jump into it!     Safe & Sound Design Challenge  Featured as the first design challenge of 2017, the Safe & Sound Wearable ...