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The mounting method for most mounts uses an elastic band and two pinchers in order to secure the light but release it quickly with one hand
mounting and removal demonstrated with the belt clip mount. It really is this easy in person
press the battery indicator to flash the lights, the more red lights the more battery remaining
Hard Hat Mount
Some ideas for the Aether lite bike mounts. The front mount would have a battery inside it and pogo pins. This would charge the Aether Lite when you connect the two, and massively boost the battery life!
headlamp band, the pins go through the center of mass, so the mount arms don't need to apply a large clamping load. This makes it easy to snap in and out without the risk of the headlamp rotating or falling off
Snap on, collapsible lantern
This is the V1, the first prototype I am happy with. 

The form is the same as the renders, but due to prototyping constraints the materials are different.
housing and face plate: Onyx filament with a Markforged 3d printer
buttons: Flexible 80A resin on a Form 3 
Lenses: Transparent resin on a for 3
I designed the schematic more or less from scratch, replicating a switch mechanism I found online and paraphrased the programming method from the famous Huzzah32 board

After having the schematic checked by pro's over at Flux, I proceeded to fill in the symbols with actual, in stock, components. This part took wayyy longer than I was expected. I spent many evenings parsing through data sheets to find the best balance among a plethora of features.
After nailing down the schematic and individual components, I moved on to the layout.

As you can see below, it's rather complicated.

My biggest concern was having a trace large enough to carry 2.8 amps at ~3.7 volts to power the white LED. I used a trace width calculator for then sized up a little bit more.
left to right: charging/programing board, bottom view of light board, top view of light board
Charging and Programming Base
The charging dock is pictured below. However, it might look a little bulky to you. That's because this specific one has a trick up its sleeve.

If you examine the charging/programming board above (the blue one) you'll notice it has a bunch of pads and holes, all unnecessary for simple usb-c charging.

The extra features on the board are there so that I can add a mini usb compatible programming board. With the extra board, programming of the light is possible through the pogo pins! 
I have only prototyped these two mounts so far, but because the mechanism is identical, there is no concern about the mechanism functioning in future mounts.
left to right: Rear bike mount, belt clip
That is Aether Lite, I will continue to make improvements and update the BeHance. If you enjoyed it and/or have any comments, I would love to hear them in the comments below.
Sense: The Nob system uses an infrared camera to monitor your stove's temperature

Actuate: Using the replacement knob, the temperature data can be put to use controlling the temperature of your stove top

Control: Use the Nob app to control the system. Make selections such as the type of tea you want to make, what kind of meat you're cooking, boil timers, and more!

Our finished project turned out beautifully, and we were actually able to cook pasta with it!!
keep scrolling for more renders and photos of our prototypes.

*I made a YouTube video that goes into more detail on the project, and includes a demo of pasta cooking. You can find it HERE
It only took us 3 revisions to get our prototype working! Below are some of the photos documenting the road to a working prototype
the bottom two pictures are of the thermal camera module. It consists of an ir camera, a Huzzah32 board, and small LiPo battery
This was a group project for ME 100 and ME 110 at UC Berkeley, and we presented our project at a demo day for each. Wilder made a small electric "stove" that we could use in classrooms for our demos.
Hexes is an idea I came up with as a way to help the planet. After realizing everything I do pollutes, I took some time to reflect on a possible solution.

I wasn't able to think of a solution, but I did think of a tool we could use to do better.

The idea is to teach humanity to improve our actions one day at a time. Global warming can be overwhelming, so Hexes presents the user with only 3 things to do each day.

That's the idea anyways, but it's possible people would prefer to stick their head in the sand.
From left to right: Gameplay in day mode, gameplay in night mode, the in game store
Here are some of the tiles, rendered in blender for increased resolution
After making major headway on the app fundamentals, I felt it was lacking some movement and playfulness. After using it over and over and over while working on the project, it started to feel lifeless. 

I have always loved foxes, for their slyness and cute exterior. So in an effort to add movement and life, a fox seemed the obvious choice. Furthermore, if I can't have a pet fox this would be a close second.

As I was modeling, animating, and de-bugging Hexie the fox I felt restored faith in our project. It felt alive, young, and playful.
Hexes the app is finished and out on google play. I am working on some more major improvements, but then I will release it on ios too and start marketing.
Bespoke Aluminum racks for bike packing.
Designed, fabricated, and tested by me: Ziven Posner
Went on a shake down ride to test my racks and take some photos
The racks handled my shakedown ride beautifully, so I bike packed to Sam Taylor State Park the following week
Upon arrival, I set up my tarp and slept like a log!
Thanks for taking a look at my bike racks, I am very happy with how they turned out and will be working on a V2 with some minor improvements for my next ride!
Thank you for looking through my Industrial Design Portfolio. Take a look at my website, ziven.com If you would like to reach me, zivenposner@gmail.com is the best way
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