Hello all,

 

Update on the complete challenge

Here are some posts to get you started if you jumped into this challenge, and didn't get the full context:

Smarter Life Challenge Competitors (thanks Joseph Man!)

Review of first design week!

Overview - week 2 of PSOC Design Challenge

Overview, Week 3 and a bit

Overview, week 4 and a bit

Overview, week 5

Overview, week 6

Overview, week 7

Overview, week 8 and a bit

 

"My weekly view"

What about week 9? Well, I was very busy doing some home-construction during the Christmas & newyear holidays, so I've been online for a very limited time. I'll post everything from week 9 and 10 in this post!! Progress is getting widespread now; some of you are still prototyping, others (diodedan (Alex Behnaz) and ciorga ) have already shown their final product, yuritikhonov got his tricopter assembled.... Check below for more detailed descriptions!

Again a new kid in town!

electronix79 took on the challenge to make a smart running shoe!

 

Go to http://www.element14.com/community/polls/1692 for the poll!

 

Public voting is open!!


What's at stake? "

  • The People's Choice Winner, based on community polling which begins on December 16, 2013 and ends on January 17, 2014 will receive a $1500 voucher for element14's online retail sites.

Reason enough to get your posts comming up!

 

This week in blog posts

 

WhoWhatPosts This weekKeywords, Summary
Alex BehnazSleep sensor

Final Project Status

This will be a LOW power project.

Data and final project description to measure and log body temperature data!!

Abhijit BoseDAS Project; Digital Security Application, Smart Home SecurityPSoC4 Smarter Life Challeng - DAS Project : Updates on Stage3 and Roadblocks

Connectivity

Very good contribution on getting the PSOC going, and how to reduce code size!

Monte ChanSmart Christmas Lights

A Very Compact Christmas Display - Part 040

A Very Compact Christmas Display - Part 041

A Very Compact Christmas Display - Part 042

A Very Compact Christmas Display - Part 043

A Very Compact Christmas Display - Part 044

A Very Compact Christmas Display - Part 045

A Very Compact Christmas Display - Part 046

LED lighting, exploring feautures of PSOC kit

Display tests, PCB production, LED ring and final stack of PCB's!

Wojchech GelmudaSmight - Smart home lighting

 

Connectivity, lighting, LED

no post this week

Javier HernandezCar security / car tracking, cloud service

Smarter Life Challenge - GeoCar Update

Smarter Life: GeoCar Update

Sensors, web connectivity

Packing everything into PSOC4, connecting an SD card

Cosmin IorgaBrainwave based controller

Smarter Life Challenge - Brainwaves based appliance controller - Update 9

Detailed EMG measurements

Complete project description, very good demo. Congratulations Cosmin!

Anthony KahlSmart Bicycle Light

 

User experience, simplicity of use

No post this week

Linas KarpaviciusSmart Reflow Oven

The specified item was not found.

The specified item was not found.

Control algorithm

Pictures of the (very compact) power module

good overview of getting touchscreen and screen going

Anastasios KanakisSmart Running shoeBluetooth-Enabled Smart ShoeFirst post, Project description and lots of hardware!
Jianyi LiuSteadyClip, Camera Gimbal

SteadyClip, An Economical Camera Gimbal – Part 12: Communication Ports and More IMU

SteadyClip, An Economical Camera Gimbal – Part 13: Filtering Data

IMU, motor and motion control

Tradeoff  'Normal CPU <-> PSOC' and IMU interface going!

Nice post and discussion on filtering data.

Jim LynchSmart faucet / Smart lighting

User interface, Capacitive touch

No post this week

Mala MitraOven control based on analog PIDPost 8: Smarter Life Challenge: Oven Control with PSOC 4

Temperature Control

Exploration of PID and debugging...

Peter ShabinoPlant monitor (water, light)

 

Analog sensing, plant water control

No post this week

Paul SisnerosSmart Coffee Maker

Smarter Life Challenge - The Auto Barista Robot Arm in Motion! (Video)

Automation, process control

Very cool update on how motion is synchronized

Mani Thundiyil*Intelligent and autonomous wheelchair

 

Robotics, motor control, automation

No post this week

Yuri TikhonovSmart Diagnosic System,Tricopter

PSoC 4 Tricopter (Smarter Life Challenge) part #10

PSoC 4 Tricopter (Smarter Life Challenge) part #11

Control, diagnostics.

Yaw construction!!!

AND: TRICOPTER assembled

Steve TurnerUnCoStat, Smart Thermostat

 

User interface, connectivity,

No post this week

Douglas WongHenrietta Project, smart thermostat

Smarter Life Challenge - The Henrietta Project - Wire Wrap versus Jumpers

Smarter Life Challenge - The Henrietta Project - Bluetooth Operation

Smarter Life Challenge - The Henrietta Project - Furnace Interface

Smarter Life Challenge - The Henrietta Project - Light Sensor

Smarter Life Challenge - The Henrietta Project - Speech Recognition

Update on wiring the Henrietta prototype, adding bluetooth

Showing how to use PWM to dim LCD backlight, "smart" voice control

 

 

Good luck everyone! You've got 12 days left until the end of the challenge: 17th of January