All posts tagged: making

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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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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Earpiece refinement

After deciding my initial shape through modelling on the example ears in clay I am now refining to ensure the best fit with as wide a range of ears as possible. I have printed three sets of incrementally changing pieces to explore three different choices. […]

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Headphone Research

Whilst in Boston I presented three form proposals to Judson and his team. After much thought considering their comments I have decided to proceed with developing the 3rd option, which basically involves integrating the EEG tech into a familiar form: over-ear headphones. I once heard […]

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Pod Life

For reasons described in my Brief Refinement post I am now designing a Faraday Screen/Pod for us in the EEG Mirror ceremony. It is needed to reduce interference from other electrical devices found in a clinic, to the incredibly sensitive sensors with-in the EEG Cap. […]

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Boston

I’m heading home today after a very informative and inspiring trip to meet with Judson and his team at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. I was able to present my work on re-designing the EEG Mirror for a clinical space, and learn more about their needs […]

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