Fall 2013 Capstone Projects


The Refreshable Braille Tablet

Team Member(s): Michael Robinson, Clifford Ritchie, Jay Simpson
Semester: Fall 2013

End-Product Description
The 12 character refreshable braille tablet is capable of taking a.txt file of any size that is downloaded onto a SD card, and transfer the data to the mechanical pins so the user can read it. The ta...

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Design of an Autonomous Balancing Inverted Pendulum Control System

Team Member(s): Brett Henne, Samuel Hall, Spencer Winders
Semester: Fall 2013

End-Product Description
The autonomous balancing inverted pendulum control system is used to maintain balance on two DC motor driven wheels. The system is controlled via an ARM microcontroller, and the pendulum angle is calc...

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Design of a Mobile Vital Sign Monitor

Team Member(s): Irene Nunziata, Robert Heeke
Semester: Fall 2013

End-Product Description
The Mobile Vital Sign Monitor will measure the skin temperature and heart rate of an individual and send the data by GSM technology to a mobile cellphone. When the readings fall into abnormal categori...

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Design of Electromagnetic Lock with Fingerprint Identification

Team Member(s): Brad Klimek, Michael Vasek, Marienel Finkley, Laura Strickland
Semester: Fall 2013

End-Product Description
This is a fully operating security system that allows entry by the use of fingerprint identification. A valid fingerprint releases an electromagnetic lock, triggers the webcam to record a video feed a...

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Design of a Pick-and-Place Robot for Sorting

Team Member(s): Joshua Olson, David Jackson
Semester: Fall 2013

End-Product Description
Team Stryker has created an affordable robotic system which sorts objects based on their visual features. The team has implemented digital image processing techniques which provide recognition and sor...

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Sun Tracking Array with Maximum Power Point Tracking

Team Member(s): Mike Barret, David Snyder, Brad Whitfield and Travis Wilson
Semester: Fall 2013

End-Product Description
The end product design is a device that can track the sun, keeping the solar panels perpendicular to the sun and thereby maximizing the output of the array. The power output was further maximized thr...

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Design of a 3-D Printer

Team Member(s): Edward Johansen,Sam Stein, Landen Loupe, Phillip Cederstrom
Semester: Fall 2013

End-Product Description
The objective of this project was to design and implement a low cost 3d printer. The printer involves software to determine each aspect of the object and hardware to replicate it. The printing process...

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