David, Jedy and I was assigned the challenge of designing a networked sensor that we can give away. This meant we had to think through how anyone can use it, change the battery, and ensure that maintenance would be minimal.
Our solution was to make a simple compact networked temperature that indicates its ON/OFF state with an LED. We used a standard battery pack that is attached on the outside of the casing, so it’s easy to replace the battery.
Benedetta and the class had a lot of great feedback for us: