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Quick Start Guide
History of Major Design Decisions
Ongoing Validation Testing
Which Phones Can be Used and how? (coming soon)
Phone Testing Procedure (coming soon)
Obtaining Wockets Hardware
Option 1: Make Them Yourself (Detailed Info on Assembly) (Coming soon)
Option 2: Buy Them in Small Quantities (Coming soon)
Option 3: Collaborate with Wockets Team (use loaners) (Coming soon)
Testing and Calibrating Wockets
Calibrating a Wocket
Testing a Wocket (coming soon)
Google Code Site
(all software, including firmware)
HW Design History and Tech Specs
Wockets data formats (coming soon)
Wockets Software Architecture (coming soon)
Wockets Timestamp Correction (coming soon)
Wocket Enclosure and Band
Housing V3 Sealer Construction
Sensor Housing V4 concept and production
Bands and poach concept and production
Activity Recognition Software
Research Papers - Reading List
Wireless Sensor Kits
Other BT Sensors
Open Source Hardware
Open Source Tips
Physical Activity Conferences
Legacy Stuff (e.g., MITes)
MITes Design Info
Files for MIT/Stanford/UT/Northeastern Projects
How to prepare bands and pocket poaches
-24 hour wearability
-adaptability to multiple sizes
- in-house or industrial production
Sensor possible locations:
Band & pocket poach images:
We have developed 2 variations on the same wearability concept:
-Band w/ button hole
-Band w/ plastic ring
Material and Resources you will need:
- 3/4" Velcro hook
-3/4" Velcro loop
-plastic ring (for "ring" version): #4234 3/4" Loop black- acetal
-One of these Neoprene cutting devices:
-Sewing equipment or prototype maker
Providers, resources and consultants used for the SWAP project:
51"x83" sheet.0.5mm thickness, black nylon front/ black nylon back. 75.6$ each sheet.
Velcro provider: Velcro USA Inc , 406 Brown Ave, Manchester NH
-Plastic Ring provider:
-Sewing consultant: Hinds Lines & DesignsRoger L. Hinds59 Wareham Street, Boston Ma, 02118tel 617 422 0663
fax 617 422 6019
Other useful resources:
Outdoor fabrics suppliers:
Material usage estimate
51"x86" sheet neoprene(
75.6$ each. )
sheet makes ± 96 bands.
50 yard roll of Velcro loop makes ± 360 bands.
50 yard roll of Velcro hook makes ±1,200 bands.
When using the laser cutter is always a good idea to wear a gas mask to prevent from inhaling potential toxic gases.
Make sure to
wear a gas mask when laser cutting neoprene
as this material may release some chlorine while being cut.
pdf files. BAND COMPONENTS (11x17 paper size)
BAND COMPONENT_RING_L .pdf
BAND COMPONENT_RING_XL .pdf
pdf files. ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS (11x17 paper size)
Instructions to create a band:
-STEP 1. Cut band components
Using Scissors/X-acto knife: Use "band components" pdf files to for cutting dimensions.
Using Laser-cut: use dxf "band components" file to laser-cut components. Test the material first for adequate Laser-cutting settings. Ideal cutting finish will clean cut but not burn edges.
Using die cut: coordinate with manufacturer.
-STEP 2. Sew components
Follow sewing and assembly instructions for "button hole" or "ring" versions.
Instructions to create a pocket poach:
Follow pdf instructions on how to cut and sew a pocket poach.
Customize your band:
-Going to a party and your band looks just out of context with your gorgeous dress? ruining your henna tattoo look?
bandcovered with bracelet
stencil spray paint
lycra band covered with leather bracelet
If you have some fun ideas on how to customize your band, contact us and we will share your thoughts with the Wocket community.
We all have different life styles, we live in different climates, and have different opinions on what looks good. If you are going to be wearing a wocket for a while…. why not come up with some creative idea that will match your life style? you could have a band for exercising, another one matching your favorite outfit, and a different one for the night...
We encourage you to come up with alternative wearable solutions, and still accomplish the main goal: 24h usability!
wicking lycra bracelet with pocket
Do you have ideas for a cool band design? Contact us and we will share your thoughts with the Wocket community.
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