All posts tagged: Design

Sangha

Sangha is a helmet constructed from a muscle-like recycled PET ‘Flex Felt’ that reacts to live data from the wearer’s brain via built-in sensors. If the user is stressed, the helmet will remain closed. Once the wearer becomes calm through Meditation, the helmet opens up to […]

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Mind Mirror

The Mind Mirror is a medical training device which allows people to understand what is happening in their brain during Meditation. There are now numerous scientific studies showing the multiple benefits that Meditation can have on our mental health, yet for many people starting and […]

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Assembly time…

Finally able to assemble/solder the prototype headset for the Metacognition game, which I have decided to call Sangha, which is one of three Jewels of Buddhism and means community. Been slowly but steadily working towards this over the last few months, step by step. I […]

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Soft Data Bio Feedback

One of my favourite parts of the redesign process for the EEG Mirror was the bio-feedback mechanism. The current laboratory set up uses this graph: So the lower the line, the deeper into flow state you are. My research suggests that the type of feedback […]

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MCR Helmet Refinement

So I used the filming day as a chance to see how the helmet would hold up over an extended time of use, and also how it would work on different female and male heads. There were some big issues that I need to solve: […]

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Filming Day

Ah I love a good filming day! Always so hectic, but it was also amazing to see things coming together. In this instance this was also a chance for me to see how comfortable and  durable the helmet was, I relished the chance to grab […]

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Flex Felt Flesh

For the moving part of the MCR Helmet I have developed a new material I am calling Flex Felt. I take a rigid recycled PET felt, supplied by the excellent The Collective, and by strategically removing some of the material I can create areas of […]

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Behind the Film

The Expansion chapter of the Metacognition Revolution (see Project Map) is about the potential Meditation has to positively transform not just the individual, but the larger community. The personal benefits of Meditation are, in many places, becoming fairly widely known and accepted, but I also […]

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Neural Lace Construction

I am very excited to report that for the Neural Lace of my EEG Cap re-design I will be working with 3D knit experts at Kobleder. Kobleder are industry leaders in Technical Knits, producing incredible 3D knitted forms for a range of purposes, from furniture to […]

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