Putting an END to the Semester with FDR

Team SimVolts showed and demonstrated a working prototype in the Final Design Review to Sponsor and IPPD staff. SimVolts is aware that the accomplishment is expandable, and the team is turning-in a final report with all specifications for future reference.… Read More

Prototype Evaluation Day!

During Prototype Evaluation Day, SimVolts was able to demonstrate a prototype demo in progress and testing plans. SimVolts did a live demo of its working API system that will be integrated with the above Graphical User Interface (GUI). A live… Read More

Closer to a Functioning Prototype

SimVolts is very close to its first functioning prototype. This is good news for the team as we get closer to Prototype Inspection Day. SimVolts is running multiple test cases to ensure that the Application Process Interface system works properly… Read More

The Week After QRB2…

Following a major project rescope, and preparing for Prototype Evaluation Day soon, SimVolts pivoted to a new project plans and created a brief presentation outlining the new project scope. A software version control repository was created for the Smart Multimeter… Read More

It’s QRB2 Week!

SimVolts presented the new scope of work discussed in last sponsor’s meeting during QRB presentation. SimVolts received useful feedbacks, and the team continues to improve and have a possible testing plan in mind to discuss with coach and sponsor. SimVolts… Read More

Alarming News!

During a sponsor meeting SimVolts and CAE members agreed to reduced the scope of work of the project. Computer vision side is not longer a priority and SimVolts will only work on it if the new scope tasks are completed.… Read More

Computer Vision in Progress

SimVolts is making good progress in the computer vision side of the project. The team ran multiple neural network trainings on the jetson nano. The training is able to detect two different pins on the same cannon plug.


The day finally came and SimVolts had a blast at QRB1 presentation day. SimVolts received many helpful feedbacks in QRB. Some of the feedbacks: Clarity on the goal definition is needed. How is the plug type identified? How will the… Read More