Chattanooga, TN

Detector of bicyclists in protected bike lane configurations

Recent Team Blogs

April 14, 2017
4/14/17:  In addition to the attention we have been getting from sponsors, our InvenTeam does want to influence our Chattanooga community as well. One of our future opportunities to showcase our prototypes would be at the STEM Jubilee, which our high school hosts annually. The Jubilee will...
April 14, 2017
4/11/17: In relation to the technical portions of our invention, the past week has shown drastic improvements and progress. For one, we have completed our first prototype, which consists of an ultrasonic sensor connected to our bicycle signal, which will blink blue when triggered. Currently,...
April 14, 2017
4/8/17:  In the course of the past week, the InvenTeam has participated in a multitude of different events. To start off the week, we were featured on the radio! Hosted by Brad Giese, both Will Crutchfield and Alayna Baker were able to convey information about the InvenTeam, with the...
April 14, 2017
3/29/17: After our community review in February, we were approached by Mr. John Van Winkle, a city traffic engineer in Chattanooga. He expressed interest in meeting with the InvenTeam and connecting us with what the city is looking for, giving a better opportunity for implementation after...
April 14, 2017
3/15/17: As soon as a day after our technical review, our presentation was already paying dividends. Our team was invited to present to the Chattanooga Engineers Club on the 13th of March. We decided to send the girls of our team to go speak, who demonstrated our lit up signal, as well as the...
April 14, 2017
2/29/17: On February 27, our InvenTeam hosted our mid-grant technical review at the Edney Center. With approximately -- people in attendance, we received a helpful variety of feedback and support. With support from the community, we are confident in proceeding into implementation and patenting...
April 14, 2017
12/21/16: Recently, Tony Perry came to visit our team in Chattanooga! To start off the day, team members Alayna and Alyssa gave him a tour of STEM School to give background of who we are as a team. Afterwards, we ate at the local restaurant Urban Stack, giving each person an opportunity to...
April 14, 2017
11/20/16: Not only does our team want to reach out to businesses for criticism and support, we want to inspire other students to pursue their interests. We participated in an event called "Career Crunch," which was directed towards eighth graders learning about possible career paths, as well as...
April 14, 2017
11/15/16: On November 9th, our InvenTeam participated in the Spirit of Innovation Fair, located at our Chattanooga Convention Center. The room was filled with booths hosted by various local companies, including our local Volkswagen firm and EPB Fiber Optics. Although this is very early in our...
April 6, 2017
In the past few months, the InvenTeam has made large strides in the technical pieces of our invention. We have created multiple prototypes which include an ultrasonic sensor and a video demonstrating a thermal sensor. This video compared the frequencies between a bike and a person walking through...