2 Agenda Introduce Team Project Background Problem statement and Project DeliverablesCustomer RequirementsEngineering RequirementsHouse of QualityDraft of Project Plan
3 Team MembersLauren Bell – Mechanical Engineer Jessica Davila -- Industrial Engineer – Team Leader Jake Luckman – Mechanical Engineer William McIntyre – Electrical Engineer Aaron Vogel – Mechanical Engineer
4 Current Product and Usage Traditional White Cane – used to feel the ground.Smart Cane - developed by Tom Oh with Gary Behm’s patent.Guide Dog – navigation without a cane.Guide Cane – cane with sensor head and wheels.Colombian Team Smart Cane – prototype, tactile handle.LaurenWhat is the current design and why is it unacceptable?
5 Problem Statement Desired State: Project Goals and Key Deliverables: White cane – detects objects in front and sidesWarns and guides user with tactile handleUsed just like conventional cane (sweep, tap, feel ground, etc…)Looks/feels like conventional caneProject Goals and Key Deliverables:Working cane prototypeUser and technical documentationData and results from a user testKey Challenges and Constraints:Continually reevaluate with Customer & Advisory BoardHelen Keller International Organization – testing guidelinesBudget of $750JakeWhat does the desired state look like?
6 Stakeholders Individuals: Several Organizations: Gary Behm – Patent OwnerTom Oh – Assistant DeveloperPatricia Iglesias – Technical MentorGerry Garavuso – GuideGary Werth -- GuideThe Deaf and Blind CommunitySeveral Organizations:LaurenWho are the stakeholders that benefit from the desired state?What are those benefits?Negative impacts?How will your system be used by stakeholders?