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DIY – Digital hygrometer

October 22, 2018

n Pune market , digital hygrometers are either very costly or low cost versions are having very high error margin. We needed high accuracy hygrometers for our ‘drying apparatus’  , so we build it by studying analog (dry bulb / wet bulb) hygrometer basic working principles coupled with arduino based programming / computing.

DIC student Jaydip has worked on this and here are its details –

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Taking Pune’s DIY culture a STEP ahead…

October 20, 2018

Vigyan ashram , Do-It-Yourself lab Pune is happy to announce Diwali vacation’ DIY camp’  during 3-17 November 2018. This camp is targeted for 8+ age group students with spark of Diwali lightning! Camps will explore application of new technologies like robotics , 3D printing , laser cutting etc for making of sky lanterns , electronics fire-crackers , traditional decorative items like idols , show pieces etc in very constructive learning manner. Interested students / parents are requested to register before 25/10/2018 to assure their seat. Please contact 94042251930 / 9067157281 for further details.

 

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Build your own – Braille Printer

October 19, 2018

braillerap-v2Braille printing (embossing) is time consuming process but very much needed one! Thanks new technology interventions like CNC , 3D printing which are right their to impact it for easing it. Now its our tern to make it much simpler and DIY form and reach to masses in cost effective way.

FABLAB @ VA has tried to adopt it and make easy for DIY explorers. Here is our first hand experience on making of Braille printer at Pabal. Its under trial at movement but we would like to here from you if you wish to adopt it !

BrailleRapSP is a machine which is piloted in G-CODE, to emboss braille it is necessary first of all to translate the text in Braille. There are 2 solutions to translate Braille: The BrailleRap application online https://crocsg.github.io/BrailleRap/ The NatBraille application http://natbraille.free.fr

For further details please visit – https://avinashpudale.wordpress.com/braille-printer-2/

 

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Tribute to Mahatma Gandhi through sanitation drive

October 3, 2018

Celebration #Gandhijayanti & #SwatchBharatDiwas with dissemination of various sanitation technologies through IBT Schools. Participation by 100+ Schools with 6125 students for making of 35 Soak pits , 330 H2S water testings, 31 Village clean drives and 715 recyclable carry bags distribution. collage11

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Innovation Lab, Palnar (Dantewada) Updates

September 7, 2018

Vigyan ashram ,Pabal Setting up new maker-space in Village Palnar – 40 km ahead from Dantewada city with support of District Administration Dantewada, Government of Chattisgarh. Main objective behind is to introduce digital fabrication tools to rural community ,schools ,colleges and work on Innovative solution for local problems. Lab is having advance machines – 3D printer, Laser cutter, PCB milling machine, Vinyl cutter , Soldering station, Power tools, Safety equipment s etc. In recent 19 workshops/ activities we reach out around 332 students from nearby schools. Let’s stay connected for more updates on our Innovation lab facebook page .

 

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Video presentation of DST-SEED CORE support program

August 22, 2018

 

Please share your views / feedback to us. Thank you very much for your support & encouragement.

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Fab academy 2018 course Project details

July 10, 2018

This year for fabacademy course running by Vigyan ashram Fablab  ;8 students are enrolled and 7 of them get graduated. Course is mainly based on digital fabrication skills and processes with 19 per week assignments and one final project. Vigyan ashram Fablab always working on need base solutions; considering all these students worked on different prototypes/ solutions .

Details of projects they did as per below-

Desktop Cleaning cabinet

Heat retention box

Bhel Maker

Ganak: Visitors Data-logger system

AGRI-Photogrammetry

Evaporative fridge

The Azolla Experiment