“The Sixth Sense” company was founded in 2018 as a project of the Students company of Tehnical school from Mladenovac. It is concepted as a socially responsible company whose main goal is producing assistance gadgets for onces the disabled. The company was founded by the students of the information tehnologies class. Thanks to well – equipped laboratories and well – educated students as well as good basis and of well – trained teachers, the company and excellent basis for fast development and tehnological advance from its start the first product of the company was assistance device for blind and weak sighted – Sixth Sense v1.0.
There are numbers of parameters for doing business successfully.Enterprising spirit, inventivity and hard work aren’t guarantee for success on a market, but are surely important issues which maybe foundation in achieving our goals. In addiction to good planning of financial projection of doing business, we got a concept of the stable company. The Patent of the product of “Sixth Sense” is a part of a property of the company, asset, which increases its value.
The company intends to spread sale and distribution of its product in the countries which were our members of the CEFTA agreement. Our target market is a group of 247000 people in 11 countries. Since our product make an everyday life easier to a disadvantaged group of people with disabilities, the development and improvement of our product is being made by constant cooperation with them (that group of people) the improvement of the device is in accordance with their suggestions and objections which require mobility and fast reaction of the company production.
There have been organized promotions in cooperation with the society of blind and weak – sighted persons on their premises. Visiting the school for weak – sighted persons – “Veljko Ramadanovic” – in Zemun, enabled getting feedback from younger generation. We adjust our marketing to their needs so the complete advertising material was made in Braille alphabet because of the specified aimed market. There’s a link on a website enabling access to software “text-to-speech”.
SIXTH SENSE v 3.0
Blind and weak – sighted persons have need for assistance only when they are in unfamiliar environment, in other words, when they leave the comfort of their homes. That’s why we got the idea to invent gadgets to enable them easier moving in such circumstances. The product Sixth Sense is based on the principal of Doppler’s effect respectively, the same natural principle use by flying bats and it detects obstacles in front of sensors at a distance up to 4 meters. The device consists of:
Badge which contains:
- GY US42 ultrasound sensor
- Adafruit Flora Wearable Bluefruit LE Modul [ADA2487]
- FLORA - Wearable electronic platform: Arduino-compatible - v3
- Rechargable Lithium Ion Polymer Battery - 3.7v 1000mAh battery
- Mini solar panel
- MicroUSB charging port for the badge itself
- Switch for turning on or off the badge itself
A smart watch that serves to inform the user about the distance of an obstacle by means of vibrations.
The product set also includes cables for charging the batteries and the watch itself with the appropriate accessories.
All devices parts used for making the product of Sixth Sense are in accordance with a convention of protecting the environment.
Monocrystal mini solar panel enables complete autonomy of a complete charging device with a “Green energy”. This is a device with high performances which enables necessary charging even at a very weak light.
The developing of a special software enables replacing parts using other multifunctional devices for vibrating (smartphones, smart watches, fitness bracelets…)
By changing a programed code it is possible to change a rhythm of turning on and off the engine that enables adjusting of the device to the needs of each user.
Modularity enables replacement of individual electronic components without changing the structure of an electronic configuration.
Repairing within warranty is provided in accordance with the acts of 54. and 56. of the Law for protecting consumers