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ENLIGHTED SENSOR

The focus of this project was to design and fit new components within the outer shell. The parts were created in solidworks and production ready. The enlighted sensor reduces lighting usage via three main features: Task tuning, daylight harvesting and occupancy detection. When a person walks down a hallway, the sensors detect them and illuminate the pathway. Just as the lights ahead are gradually activating, in quick succession, the lights behind the person dim. http://www.enlightedinc.com/

The initial concept involved creating the entire top half of the shell out of a transmissive material, but the top half of the shell was re-created to accommodate a more cost effective lens.

The initial concept involved creating the entire top half of the shell out of a transmissive material, but the top half of the shell was re-created to accommodate a more cost effective lens.

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The internal parts snap together, but can also be taken apart for maintenance as opposed to a single-snap part that is not meant to be removed from its position once secured. This helps in saving costs should something go wrong, the entire device will not need to be replaced.

The internal parts snap together, but can also be taken apart for maintenance as opposed to a single-snap part that is not meant to be removed from its position once secured. This helps in saving costs should something go wrong, the entire device will not need to be replaced.

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The sensors can be seen above, placed next to each major light in the office. This allows them to effectively light only the occupied areas within the office. The sensor delivers energy savings in the range of 50 to 70 %. The sensors monitor, think, and adapt to empower the building to save energy 24/7.


The Enlighted sensor is a product that I worked on for Enlighted Inc. while at Bould Design in Mountain View, California.


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