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Butterfleye Project: swimming goggles to measure heart rate - Hind Hobeika


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Butterfleye Project: swimming goggles to measure heart rate - Hind Hobeika

  1. 1. ButterfleyeKeep an eye on your heart Hind Hobeika QS Slide Deck November 2011
  2. 2. What I did: Spread my wings Something I do Something else I do every day: + every day: Engineering Swimming= Butterfleye: Swimming goggles that sense, monitor and display heart-rate in real-time. 2
  3. 3. Problem/Opportunity Today, there are no biofeedback monitors adapted for swimming Professional swimmers need to maintain specific heart-rate for optimum training To date no seamless technology for monitoring heart-rate during swimming Swimmers resort to counting their pulse manually or wearing an oximeter on their finger after the race to evaluate their performance 3
  4. 4. The ProductButterfleye utilizes an indirect light communication with the swimmer Swimmer inputs his target 1 Heart Rate using the Push Buttons Waterproof Sensor reads the 2 swimmer’s heart rate from the temporal artery RED GREEN YELLOW 3 3-color light systemindicates Slow On target Go faster Down performance in real- time Swimmer adapts speed/intensity of his activity 4 to optimize his training and reach his target 4
  5. 5. FeaturesElegant Design User Friendly ProfessionalAerodynamic Easy to read ReliableErgonomic Easily configurable Accurate The circuit The indicativeThe goggles LEDs 5
  6. 6. How I did it: Stars of ScienceWon 3rd place over 16 participants.Stars of Science 2010: the first pan-Arab Learnedreality show and competition organized Electronics/by Qatar Foundation. IndustrialSelected as one of 16 participants Design/Business inamong 7000 submissions. 3 months 6
  7. 7. What I learned (Part 1): Stop Crying! Confirmation of the Lebanese saying: 99% of the time, there is a 1% chance things will go right. Everything is possible with the right mindset. The world of Product Development is untiring. 7
  8. 8. What I learned (Part 2): Products have no limitsButterfleye Usage Target AddedFeature ComponentsOxygen Level Medical purposes-check correct Professional Frontal display breathing SwimmersCalories Weight loss & Fitness purposes All swimmers Frontal displayNumber of laps Keeping track of the number of laps All swimmers Frontal display + Digital compassDistance Keeping track of the distance All swimmers Frontal display + IMU + CompassMp3 Entertainment while swimming All swimmers MP3 Player + earphonesWireless Trainer can evaluate the Professional Wireless chipcommunication performance over time Swimmerswith PCMemory Storage Performance recorded and analyzed Professional USB interface + later to personalize the next Swimmers Memory Chip trainings 8
  9. 9. Thank +961 3 268569 @hindhobeika hind.obk 9