P15044: Intelligent Mobility Cane
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Problem Definition

Table of Contents

Project Summary

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Project Goals and Key Deliverables

Use Cases

Use Cases for the Intelligent Mobility Cane

Use Cases for the Intelligent Mobility Cane

Customer Requirements

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Engineering Requirements

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Note that in the PDF, importance values directly correlate to the value assigned to the Customer Requirement that is the source of the Engineering Requirement.

House of Quality

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Constraints

Definitions
Object Anything in front of the user, including obstacles, overhangs, and walls.
Obstacle Any object in front of the user starting 0.5" above the ground and reaching a maximum height of the user's waist (approximately 31.7" above the ground for the average American male).
Overhang Any object in front of the user starting at waist height (approximately 31.7" above the ground for the average American male).
Wall Any object in front of the user starting anywhere between 0.5" above the ground and waist height that continues above the user's waist.
Drop off Any differentiation between the ground the user is currently standing on and the ground at maximum range that is equal to or greater than average curb height (6"-8").

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