Category: student experience

Product Development of an Underworld Camcorder- An ‘Eye-Opening’ Experience

From beginning to end this past semester, the product development of the Bat Camcorder challenged us weekly to consider design changes for both function and aesthetics. Now that the effect has been filmed, a finalization of the prototype is continued… Continue Reading Product Development of an Underworld Camcorder- An ‘Eye-Opening’ Experience

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Not for Intended Use

Of all the things my team has learned from working on the Bat-Camcorder, the biggest lesson is that you never have to use materials for their original use. In fact, sometimes materials work better if they are not used for their… Continue Reading Not for Intended Use

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GELing It All Together

Hello! A lot of stuff has happened since my last post, but let me try to catch you up on what I’ve been working on for the past couple of weeks… When my team was working out how the “skin”… Continue Reading GELing It All Together

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Silicone Casting Adventure

Silicone Dreams. morals of the story: “just because we can pour more in a cup, doesn’t mean that we necessarily should pour more in a cup.” “there is a very good reason why they told you to shave your arm”… Continue Reading Silicone Casting Adventure

She Shall Rise from Below the Deep Blue Sea

Hey, guys, my name is Darshan Desai and I am a member of the Warbringer team. I have really been enjoying this whole process of this project because I love model making and all the practicality we have to include makes it even… Continue Reading She Shall Rise from Below the Deep Blue Sea

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Happy Accidents and Second- Hand Camcorders

Hello! My name is Natalie and I am part of the Bat-Camcorder team, where we are currently in the process of making an automated camcorder for Live Performance where the camcorder will be able to “blink”, move its “eye”, have… Continue Reading Happy Accidents and Second- Hand Camcorders

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Could you use a hand?

Hello world! My name is Alex Jereb and I am the fabrication lead for the Admin Robot team. Our mission is to create a robot who is handsome, charming, and capable of making all of the movements in our storyboard… Continue Reading Could you use a hand?

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Come Hull or High Water

Since joining this class and diving head first into the amazing challenges and lessons it has to offer, I have had one thing on my mind: “Oh good lord, what have I done.” My name is Kyle Cordova and I… Continue Reading Come Hull or High Water

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Bat-Camcorder: #Technologically Challenged…?

Before we get into the specifics of the Bat-Cam, I want to make sure that we get to know this little guy. The Bat-Camcorder lives in the Underworld and is used by the students of Refund High School (read the story here.) … Continue Reading Bat-Camcorder: #Technologically Challenged…?

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Lean, Mean, Machine

  Through this entire process, we have had to keep one crucial thing in mind; how much weight can a person can carry for 15-20 minutes at a time. This was one of our original guiding thoughts and has particularly… Continue Reading Lean, Mean, Machine

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