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58 The Glove
Chenhao Wu
Jiayi Wang
Lei Wang
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Motion tracking technology has been largely used in Virtual Reality Game to offer more engaging experience. Most motion match device enables people to move their hands in virtual world. Based on this, our team think that providing haptical feedback to the contacts with virtual objects enhances the interaction between real world and virtual world.

We plan to build a glove with gyroscope/accelerometer sensors to track the motion of two fingers as well as vibration motors to give feedback to the fingers. Then a micro-controller will collect the raw data from sensors and transmit the data to a computer. The data should be analyzed by a program and an algorithm will calculate the position and movement of fingers as well as output the relative position in virtual world. We will use an existing 3D rendering software to generate the virtual world with a 3-D cubic object and the virtual hand. Conditions like touching the cube and pressing the cube will output a signal sending to a controller to activate the vibration motor on the glove so that to give a haptical feedback to the hand.

Environmental Sensing for Firefighters

Andri Teneqexhi, Lauren White, Hyun Yi

Environmental Sensing for Firefighters

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Hyun Yi, Lauren White, and Andri Teneqexhi earned the Instructor's Award in the Fall of 2013 for their work on the Environmental Sensing for Firefighters.

"Engineering is all about solving real life problems and using the solutions to improve the lives of others. ECE 445 allows you to actually delve deeper into what this really means by providing students the chance to undergo the engineering design process. This requires taking all of the theoretical knowledge, lab experiences, and ultimately, everything that you have ever learned in life, and applying it to your project. Though, there is structure to the course and deadlines in place to measure your team's progress, the actual design, implementation, and success of your project is all determined by you. Unlike any other course that I have taken, I've gained an appreciation for the utilization and benefits of external resources, unforeseen scheduling delays, delegating tasks, and most importantly, teamwork. I consider ECE 445 to be a crash course into real life engineering and a guide to become a successful engineer." -- Lauren White