Larger conductive patch on backside of clamshell
Foil strips applied to front of smart watch
Insulated strips on front of smart watch
The insulating tape strips were severed part way and the scrap was moved closer to the end to make a break in the insulation where it can be accessed like a touch sensor. The strips were trimmed and wrapped around the plastic hoop. The touch sensors will not work reliably while the clamshell is closed. This suggests the problem is due to tension via the wooden arcs or stray conductivity. Each of these problems can be addressed. Another issue could be the conduction between the chassis and the switch foil. It may be beneficial to only apply copper foil on the screen but not the side of the smart watch.
4mm breaks in the insulation
Smart watch inserted into clamshell
Foil adhered to plastic loop
Uncropped spinning photo made with Rotational Photography Rig
- Insulate both sides of foil
- Add slack between watch and wooden arcs
- Remove foil from sides of smart watch
- Reduce diameter of plastic at top of plastic hoop
- Repaint plastic hoop
- Clear coat on plastic hoop
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