Hatching Health


I had the opportunity to work with a multi-disciplinary team to develop a product aimed at solving an issue in healthcare. After a few false starts, we pivoted and pursued a system that would make it easier for a blind parent to navigate with a stroller.

Over the course of a weekend, our team developed a prototype system that used ultrasonic range detection sensors to detect obstacles and drop-offs and vibratory motors to provide feedback to the user.

After presenting and demoing our solution to a panel of industry judges, we were awarded the Doctors of BC Collaboration award.

My Tasks

  • Leading ideation and brainstorming
  • Resourceful acquistion of motors for vibratory feedback
  • Rapid prototyping of sensor mounting device using Solidworks Sheet Metal and cardboard
  • Calculations to determine optimal positioning of sensor
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