SAM – anemometer upgrade

Recently we have been pondering over how to make SAM a more approachable and practical project. During that process we came up with quite some exciting ideas which shall be revealed shortly, so stay tuned for that! In the meantime, we decided to build in another part, an anemometer to be exact, in order to … SAM – anemometer upgrade weiterlesen

weekly status update

We split into groups to work on our projects: One group for SAM and the other group for England. Our Student Robotics team discussed its current technical design. It will get a little finish thus it is easier to build. We did some filming for our SAM. It was quite some fun. Thank you to … weekly status update weiterlesen

Designing the hardware of SAM

In order to start the whole process of designing SAM, we first had to agree on which sensors to use in the project and then we assigned different tasks to our team members. In order to design a model of the casing we used Fusion 360 by Autodesk. The programme allowed us to virtually depict … Designing the hardware of SAM weiterlesen

How SAM is built up

SAM is made out of a base surrounded by a wooden casing. It was designed by one of our team members and decorated with the MAI logo by another. The base itself consists of the built-in sensors, an Arduino Uno and the radio module (NRF24L01) for communication and it is powered by a solar panel. … How SAM is built up weiterlesen

Introducing SAM – our Smart Administration Module

SAM is a project on which we’ve been working on for several months and which now has finally reached its final stage. A short overview of the project: SAM is basically an advanced sort of weather station measuring loads of data which we combined with a smart mirror. The mirror displays the sensor output as … Introducing SAM – our Smart Administration Module weiterlesen

Grand Challenges Annual Meeting 2018 – Day 4

Dear Diary, Today was our last day in Berlin. We had to leave the hotel early in order to visit a last museum, the “Berlin Story”. It’s a museum dedicated to the story of Berlin housing all eras of Berlin for example the industrial revolution. The museum was so beautiful made and each room was … Grand Challenges Annual Meeting 2018 – Day 4 weiterlesen