Image of prototype used in the final exhibiton.
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 The way it works is the drone will sweep the same area of land three different times, each with a different sensor.
 The data from each of those sweeps is transmitted to a software that overlays them in to one comprehensive data map, revealing what is hiding underneath the surface.
 My team of physicists, geographic information scientists, writing and technical communicators and other industrial designers.
 The team getting an introduction to arduino coding.
 I got the opportunity to work with and facilitate the design process with thinkers who draw their origins from something other than Stanford’s design thinking handbook. I got to learn some of the logic and thinking that goes into coding the drones’ systems, and on the complete opposite end of the spectrum I got to learn a way and style of written communication that was completely new to me. 
 Teaching the team about the design thinking process, specifically the brainstorming process where initially no idea is a bad idea!
 Thrust testing.
 An initial prototype.
 Testing out the metal detection sensor.
 I got to work as a collaborative design facilitator; bringing the whole project together into one final exhibition.
 The whole project got picked up by the UN Mine Action Gateway and was featured on their News page.
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