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Project wirekeeper

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Project wirekeeper

  1. 1. Adonis TannerWyatt Walker Daniel Martinez Project ManagerMaster Builder Visionary
  2. 2. Cables tangle easily while in use and in storage. This tangling causes damage to the cables being used This is annoying for people who use any device that uses cables or cords
  3. 3. The cable is not tangle proof The insides tear You spend money to replace the cable Solving the Problem
  4. 4. 62%13% 25% People who Play Instruments that Require Cables People who believed this was a problem who are willing to pay to fix People who believed this was a problem who are not willing to pay to fix People who don't believe this is a problem • 62% of the surveyors who played instruments with cables believed that this was a problem, and were willing to pay for a solution. Solving the Problem
  5. 5. 63% 16% 21% People who use items that use cables People who believed this was a problem who are willing to pay to fix People who believed this was a problem who are not willing to pay to fix • Of the people who used cables frequently, 63% of them believed that this was a problem and were willing to fix it. Solving the Problem
  6. 6. Based on the data, there is enough information to support that this is in fact a problem. Solving the Problem
  7. 7. Based on the data, there is enough information to support that this is in fact a problem  Cords tangle frequently Solving the Problem
  8. 8. Based on the data, there is enough information to support that this is in fact a problem  Cords tangle frequently  This annoys people Solving the Problem
  9. 9. Based on the data, there is enough information to support that this is in fact a problem  Cords tangle frequently  This annoys people  They want it fixed Solving the Problem
  10. 10. Based on the data, there is enough information to support that this is in fact a problem  Cords tangle frequently  This annoys people  They want it fixed  NOW!! Solving the Problem
  11. 11.  These are Partial Patents since they don’t fully solve the problem:  Left: Patent US 6809266 – a sleeve that “peels open” to hold several cables  Center: Patent WO 2007064979 A2 – the Cable Capture; can be used upside down  Right: Patent WO 2000011539 A1 – can be used with computer cords, as well as A/V cables, but has to be inside a housing that is attached to the back of the computer/TV Patents
  12. 12. Non- Solutions
  13. 13. Non- Solutions
  14. 14. Non- Solutions
  15. 15. Design requirements Retractable Function Minimizes cable damage Come in different sizes depending on the wire type PREVENTS TANGLING
  16. 16. Idea 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 EaseTo Build 2 2 3 4 1.5 3 2 3 2 2 BuildTime 4 3 2 3 2.5 4 2 4 2 2 Reliability 3 3 4 4 4 3 3 3 4 3 U.I. 4 5 4.5 4 3 3 5 4 4 4 Cost 4 3 2 4 4 2.5 2 4 3 1.5 Durability 2 3 4 2 3 2 3 3 4 3 TOTAL 19 19 19.5 21 18 17.5 17 21 19 15.5
  17. 17. Idea 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 EaseTo Build 2 2 3 4 1.5 3 2 3 2 2 Build Time 4 3 2 3 2.5 4 2 4 2 2 Reliabilit y 3 3 4 4 4 3 3 3 4 3 U.I. 4 5 4.5 4 3 3 5 4 4 4 Cost 4 3 2 4 4 2.5 2 4 3 1.5 Durabilit y 2 3 4 2 3 2 3 3 4 3 TOTAL 19 19 19.5 21 18 17.5 17 21 19 15.5
  18. 18. Design Idea #3 – “Winch”  Wheel/winch, similar in design to that of the extension cord winders used for electric string trimmers and leaf blowers. Ideas
  19. 19. Design Idea #4 – “Collapsible Stick”  This design houses the cord in a stick that can fold and unfold which allows easy storage and cord protection. Ideas
  20. 20.  Design Idea #8 – “Cord Locker”  This idea is based off a tape measure, using audio wires instead in the rulers place. A button in the center will lock/unlock the wire in place. Ideas
  21. 21. Idea 3 4 8 EaseTo Build 3 4 3 Build Time 2 3 4 Reliabilit y 4 4 3 U.I. 4.5 4 4 Cost 2 4 4 Durabilit y 4 2 3 TOTAL 19.5 21 21
  22. 22. Idea 3 4 8 EaseTo Build 3 4 3 Build Time 2 3 4 Reliabilit y 4 4 3 U.I. 4.5 4 4 Cost 2 4 4 Durabilit y 4 2 3 TOTAL 19.5 21 21
  23. 23. Competitors – CableCapture, Cable Yoyo, Rekoil Sold – in stores like Best Buy, Target Wal-Mart, etc. Cost - $25.00
  24. 24. Review Design Change Design Get Materials Build Product Prototype Test Prototype
  25. 25.  The pieces broke… a lot  The pieces didn’t fit together  The product shell was printed way too big
  26. 26.  Prototype design was modded through Autodesk Inventor  The double hinge was changed into a butt- hinge so the top could stay in place
  27. 27. Thank you!

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