Week 4 - Plan of Action

Project Statement

Melodia is an interactive toy that uses a modular system to create a better understanding of music literacy and composition for young children through the use of exploration and play.

Deliverables

  • A working arduino-powered prototype
  • Prototype of mobile application
  • Product video

Schedule of Events

Week 4

  • Feb 02: Contact music teachers, professors in the area, iron out system
  • Feb 04: Go to the children's museum, order materials for Arduino

Week 5

  • Feb 09: Compile research
  • Feb 11: Prototype toy using Arduino, sketch forms

Week 6

  • Feb 16: Continue work on prototype
  • Feb 18: Have semi-functioning prototype

Week 7

  • Feb 23: Refine prototype
  • Feb 25: Try not to die from Confluence stress, have a working prototype

Week 8

  • Mar 02: Refine form, create housing for prototype
  • Mar 04: Have final prototype of physical toy

Week 9

  • Spring break

 

Week 10

  • Mar 16: Develop app
  • Mar 18: Develop app

Week 11

  • Mar 23: Develop app
  • Mar 25: Wireframe app

Week 12

  • Mar 30: Refine wireframes
  • Apr 01: Refine app

Week 13

  • Apr 06: Refine app, start on any necessary print material
  • Apr 08: Storyboard product video

Week 14

  • Apr 13: Work on video
  • Apr 15: Work on video

Week 15

  • Apr 20: Finish video
  • Apr 22: Make any finishing touches

Week 16/17

FINAL REVIEW & SHOW