Project Name: Barspot
Year: 2023

 

Focus: User testing, CAD, 3D Printing, Electronics, Design validation

Velocity Based Training Barbell Tracker

BarSpot is a velocity-based training device that simply clips onto any barbell for real-time and post-session feedback. With outward LEDs and a haptic motor that vibrates the bar, it administers real-time feedback to the lifters if the bar is moving too fast or is tilted—reducing injuries in the gym, especially for novices. A 6-axis accelerometer inside is responsible for generating this data, collected and analyzed to be presented to the user in the web app post-lift.

Prototype v0.1