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Sudden Impact Wearables Design Challenge Crown Tools and Heart Reactor The sudden impact wearables design challenge faded from view as the evaluation process took a couple of months. The winners were announced but not widely broadcast and the evaluation results haven't been published, so there isn't much way to recognize what was accomplished. Given that it was a grueling 6 months or work, spending every spare minute on the project, I thought I would summarize accomplishments from my perspective ...
Crown Tools - Head Trauma Measurement Discussion This blog explains the design philosophy associated with the Crown Tools Project which is an entry in the Sudden Impact Design Challenge. I hope this discussion helps others tackle this difficult design challenge. The Crown Tools are going to monitor helmet impacts that athletes might encounter and transmit results via Bluetooth to an android smart phone. Analog Devices is supplying phenomenal sensors and a great MCU, so the major proble ...
Doug Wong Back to Doug Wong's VCP Profile   |  Sudden Impact Wearables   Update 1 - Crown Tools and Heart Reactor Project Introduction The Crown Tools are going to monitor helmet impacts that athletes might encounter and transmit results via Bluetooth to an android smart phone. Analog Devices is supplying phenomenal sensors and a great MCU, so the major problems for this challenge will be packaging and learning the development tools. Packaging accelerometers in a helmet such ...