I, Awake

The Roadmap

 

2018

January - March

Larry Harvey introduces 2018 Man to be developed into a Robot Man to coincide with 2018 Burning Man  theme, I,Robot

  • (COMPLETED)

Dr. Patrick Deegan signs contract with Burning Man Organization and forms I,Awake

  • (COMPLETED)

Start to assemble 2018 I,Awake Operations and full team development - Bethany Daley joins as COO.

  • (COMPLETED)

Official kick off with Man Krew and Pavilion Team on integrating Robot Man with Man build

  • (COMPLETED)

Weekly meetings with Larry Harvey, Man Krew and I,Awake Team

  • (COMPLETED)

Mechanical engineering  & structural analysis begins

  • (COMPLETED)

First round of structural analysis of Robot Man weight and support system review

  • (COMPLETED)

First round of software / hardware development begins

  • (COMPLETED)

Community Engagement Team activated

  • (COMPLETED)

Actuator test bed development begins

  • (IN PROGRESS)

2018 Budget for I,Robot Robot Man 

  • (COMPLETED)

Project and concept  review with Burning Man Orginization at Burning Man HQ

  • (COMPLETED
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

April - June

Support mechanism approval with Man Krew and Pavilion Team

  • (COMPLETED)

Robot Man frame decision, discussion and approval

  • (COMPLETED)

Pavilion design approval

  • (COMPLETED)

*I,Awake becomes an independent art project and separates Robot Man from Man Krew and Pavilion Team

Approval and support from Burning Man Organization  to move forward with  a 2019 Robot Man in tribute to Larry Harvey's vision

  • (COMPLETED)

I,Awake 2018 and 2019 planning begins

  • (COMPLETED)

I,Awake Team approval to bring fully activated Robot Man to 2019 Burning Man and Robot Man prototype to 2018 Burning Man. 

  • (COMPLETED)

I,Awake website 1.0 development

  • (COMPLETED)

Robot Man look and feel creative workshops in SF / NYC

  • (IN PROCESS)

Hackathon #1 planning begins

  • (COMPELTED)

Robot Man prototype #1 build begins

  • (COMPLETED)

Second round of software and hardware development for prototypes tested

  • (COMPLETED)

Hackathon #1 @ Cre8opia in San Fransisco

  • (COMPLETED)

Marketing, Comms and Fundraising planning and development begins

  • (COMPLETED)

Hackathon #2 development at Burning Man HQ begins

  • (COMPLETED)

Second Robot Man prototype development begins

  • (COMPLETED)
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

July - September

Hackathon #2 @ Burning Man HQ in San Fransisco

  • (COMPLETED)

Demos from Hackathon #2 review

  • (COMPLETED)

Demos from Hackathons working sessions to integrate and test  into Robot Man prototypes  / Proof of Concept

  • (IN PROGRESS)

Facial recognition demo integration begins

  • (IN PROGRESS)

VR Demo: Body movement integration begins

  • (IN PROGRESS)

Build Robot Man face demo with LEDs, Video Mapping, Sensors

  • (IN PROGRESS)

ROS demo integration. Get video into Unity

  • (IN PROGRESS)

Website 2.0 development begins

  • (COMPLETED)

Launch of Website 2.0

  • (COMPLETED)

Build Marketing, Comms and Fundraising Teams

  • (ON GOING)

Marketing, Comms and Fundraising working session in SF

  • (COMPLETED)

Launch marketing plan and communication plan

  • (IN PROGRESS)

Initiate first round of fundraising plan

  • (IN PROGRESS)

Finalize 2018 Playa plan

  • (COMPLETED)

GO / NO GO demos for active integrated prototypes

  • (IN PROGRESS)

Test demos on playa 

  • (NOT STARTED)

Run demo / data capture workshops on 2018 playa at First Camp, Man Base, A Transformation Station Camp

  • (NOT STARTED)

Second round of fundraising begins

  • (NOT STARTED)

2019 Robot Team development begins

  • (NOT STARTED)

2019 Official kick off of  I,Awake Team

  • (NOT STARTED)

 

 

 

October - December

Secure warehouse for 2019 Robot Man build

  • (NOT STARTED)

Finalize look and feel for 2019 Robot Man

  • (NOT STARTED)

Conduct structural analysis of 2019 Robot Man, Base and Support System

  • (NOT STARTED)

Finalize decision on motors, actuators, hardware, controls, weatherproofing

  • (NOT STARTED)

Create build plan for 2019 Robot Man

  • (NOT STARTED)

Procure parts and materials for 2019 Robot Man, Base and Support system

  • (NOT STARTED)

Plan Hackathon #3

  • (NOT STARTED)

Begin building 2019 Robot Man

  • (NOT STARTED)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Updates

 
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