Consumer Innovation Laboratory
PAGETURNER DESIGN PROJECT
The goal of this project is to specify and design a next generation pageturner
product. This design is being carried out in collaboration with Maddak, Inc.,
a rehab manufacturer which currently markets an electromechanical pageturner.
Minutes of Meetings (available to ASEL staff)
- preliminary meeting (May 31, 1995)
- 2nd meeting (June 7, 1995) Initiate PDS.
- 3rd meeting (June 21, 1995) Elaboration on PDS.
- 4th meeting (July 5, 1995) Review of current pageturners.
- 5th meeting (July 19, 1995) Video replay of pageturners; human handling of books.
- 6th meeting (August 2, 1995) PDS prioritization.
- 7th meeting (August 16, 1995) PDS prioritization continued.
- 8th meeting (September 8, 1995) PDS, questionnaire, paper handling techniques.
- 9th meeting (September 22, 1995) questionnaire review.
- 10th meeting (October 6, 1995) PDS complete, questionnaire review.
- 11th meeting (October 20, 1995) Initial brainstorming session.
- 12th meeting (November 3, 1995) More brainstorming.
- 13th meeting (November 17, 1995) Questionnaire results and brainstorming review.
- 14th meeting (December 1, 1995) Visit to Maddak.
- 15th meeting (December 15, 1995)
Maddak review; concept groupings; eval plan.
- 16th meeting (January 19,1996)
- 17th meeting (January 26, 1996)
Second In-house meeting
- 18th meeting (February 9,1996)
What should it look like?
- 19th meeting (March 1, 1996)
Yes, there was a meeting, but no minutes available
- 20th meeting (March 22, 1996)
First look at base
- 21th meeting (April 19, 1996)
First look at modified wand
- 22nd meeting (May 17, 1996)
Review of wand design
- 23rd meeting (June 5, 1996)
First look at base with clips
- 24rd meeting (July 3, 1996)
- 25th meeting (July 24, 1996)
- 26th meeting (Aug. 14, 1996)
Eric's mock ups
- 27th meeting (Sept. 4, 1996)
Air knife mock up
- 28th meeting (Sept. 18, 1996)
More mock ups of air knives
- 29th meeting (Oct. 16, 1996)
Group discusses Whitney's progress
- 30th meeting (Nov. 20, 1996)
New Pickup head discussed
- 31st meeting (Dec. 5, 1996)
Third in-house meeting
For people on the web, documentation for this project is indexed in
Access to the minutes is limited to members of this design team.
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Updated by Michael Lessig (email@example.com) -- June 23, 1997