Hard-Hat Clipable Safety Notification System (#3) Blind

in Wearables Design held by John Tom
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Description:
Please help us design our next-generation hard-hat mounted safety system which provides visual and audible alerts to the user when they are approaching danger.

**PROJECT FILES ARE ENCRYPTED**
The project files are encrypted using 7-Zip, a free encryption and zipping application. Please message me and I will give you the password to open the project files. Once I share the password with you, please keep it private and do not share it with anyone.
Wants:
Summary:
This is a conceptual design project. Awards will be given based on individual feature design ideas, not complete enclosure design although CAD designs will be accepted if that’s the best way you brainstorm. The project submissions won’t necessarily be graded on looks, but functionality. If the design idea is superior, that’s what counts.

Project Objectives:
1) IP 68 fully-waterproof enclosure: (a) PCB uses waterproof USB micro-b connector (b) over molded perimeter gasket.
2) Dust cover for USB micro-b connector: (a) IP6X (only needs to protect from dust/dirt ingression) (b) Reliably stays sealed (c) Not too fragile as to tear/break off.
3) Easy press-fit assembly (matell bosses: Round into Hex Interference fit) (a) 2-6 press fit connectors so that the enclosure can stay sealed, but not too much space is consumed by the connector features. (b) Smallest “Round into Hex Interference fit” connector design possible which is manufacturable.
4) Removable clip feature: (a) accepts clips which clip the enclosure to the underside brim of a hard-hat, and (b) (bonus) accepts a second platform which adheres to the bottom-side of a hard-hat. (c) Clips must be easily exchangeable, durable, and not add too much bulk to the enclosure design. (d) (hint): there aren’t much electronics to the right and left side of the battery allowing for space for these removable clip features.
5) Speaker protective over-Grille: (a) Our previous design just has a hole for the piezo speaker sound output. A waterproof gore vent goes over this hole to allow sound out, but no water in. Design a grill to go over this gore vent hole to protect it from being punctured. (b) This speaker-grille will probably have to be a separately molded piece which snap-fits or glues to the case exterior.
6) Protective over molding for added durability and grip to hard-hat.
7) (optional) Forward-facing window to allow for an integrated flash-light.
8) Contains example electronics: (a) PCB secured internally with clips (press-fit connectors can’t secure the PCB as the PCB would be impinged if the case was crushed) (b) Electronics CAN be slightly re-positioned to accommodate optimal placement of press-fit connectors.

Awards:
1) ($100) Best overall aesthetic design(all must be manufacurable): (a) best conceptual body shape, body texturing, aesthetic details (b) aesthetic LED light bar design (c) aesthetic front button design (d) aesthetic and durable overmolding
2) ($100) Best removable clip design: durable, easily swappable, easily plastic injection molded, and (optionally) adaptable to clipping into stickable mount on underside of hard-hat.
3) ($100) Best USB dust-cover design: simple to manufacture, reliably stays sealed, compact design yet not too fragile it will rip off during normal use.
4) ($100) Best Speaker grill design: (a) Allow for full sound transmission out of the enclosure (b) Allow for gore vent to seal the sound-hole opening for IP-68 water resistance (c) Allow for grill over the sound-hole and gore vent to prevent puncture of the vent.
Don't Wants:
I won't accept design concepts which (a) aren't manufacurable, (b) not original (you can't build off another submission's idea), or (c) not presented professionally.
Ask for Sample:
Please submit sketches, drawings, or example CAD work to demonstrate your concept.
Software:
  1. AutoCAD (Latest)

Entries

= Buyer's Rating
2nd Winner
#13 Hat Notification PCB Case by DesignLab
Jan 29, 2019 23:08
3rd Winner
#5 Hard Hat Sensor-Rev 5 by Jim81
Jan 21, 2019 1:02
4th Winner
#4 Hard-Hat Clipable Safety Notification System by Mahbub
Jan 19, 2019 18:22
#12 Hard-Hat Clipable Safety Notification System-02 by supra77
Jan 29, 2019 10:51
#2 Hard Hat Sensor by Jim81
Jan 16, 2019 23:53
#11 PCB Case by DesignLab
Jan 28, 2019 20:32
#10 Andrew - Hardhat Hazard Notification System by Ron Yap
Jan 28, 2019 16:36
#3 WIP Hard Hat Sensor by Jim81
Jan 17, 2019 16:03
#6 Hard Hat Clipable Safety Notification System by Anwar DM
Jan 26, 2019 4:07
#14 Hard-Hat Clipable Safety Notification System by Anwar DM
Jan 30, 2019 2:53
#21 Hard Hat Clipable Safety Notification System by Anwar DM
Feb 2, 2019 16:55
#22 Hard-Hat Clipable Safety Notification System by Anwar DM
Feb 2, 2019 16:57
#23 Hard-Hat Clipable Safety Notification System by Anwar DM
Feb 2, 2019 17:00
#9 Hard-Hat Clipable Safety Notification System by divyang patel
Jan 27, 2019 2:27

Discussion

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Sat, 02 Feb 2019 16:48:37 +0000
hi John,
please provide the password.
Sun, 27 Jan 2019 21:55:58 +0000
hi,provider me the password
Sun, 27 Jan 2019 04:49:54 +0000
We need the password of ZIP. how can we open if you dong give us the password of ZIP file.

John Tom

Buyer

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 18:34:53 +0000
Hi Everyone, this is a friendly reminder that the project will be closing in less than 7 days. Please submit design examples soon so I can provide feedback for improvement. How is the project going for everyone? Is there any questions?
Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:16:42 +0000
Hey, can I have the ZIP password ?
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 05:08:11 +0000
password please

Abhi Shah

Designer

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:57:38 +0000
Does anyone have the password? Just curious

Ron Yap

Designer

Sun, 13 Jan 2019 13:12:10 +0000
hi , i am interested in the project, can i have the password please??
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:17:32 +0000
please provide password.
Tue, 08 Jan 2019 12:49:43 +0000
Hey anyone got passwords
Please send a message personally

Abhi Shah

Designer

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 18:28:38 +0000
Hey! would love to have the password!
Mon, 07 Jan 2019 13:30:36 +0000
Hi sir, Please provide password.

John Tom

Buyer

Sun, 06 Jan 2019 23:11:21 +0000
Hi All,

I added some images to the "Attachments" section to show an example enclosure and exploded view of the two case halves and the PCB assembly. I hope this clears up any confusion.

John

John Tom

Buyer

Sun, 06 Jan 2019 00:19:27 +0000
Hi All,

I've added the PCBA cad files in .STEP format as requested by a few participants (G2_PCBA(.STEP))
Sat, 05 Jan 2019 13:37:12 +0000
please sent the password
Fri, 04 Jan 2019 05:42:55 +0000
HI,
please provide the password of zip file.

John Tom

Buyer

Fri, 04 Jan 2019 00:56:25 +0000
Hello All!

How is the project going sofar? Does everyone have a clear understanding of what the project is requesting? Does everyone have all the materials they need to start the project?

John Tom

Buyer

Fri, 04 Jan 2019 00:54:49 +0000
Hi Everyone, please request the password for the zip files by sending me a personal message, not by posting on the discussion board please.
Thu, 03 Jan 2019 21:41:35 +0000
please provide me the password.
Thu, 03 Jan 2019 16:31:28 +0000
hi john,
please provide password .

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