At MyGrid, we are dedicated to delivering a top-quality, user-friendly product that meets our own high standards and those of our customers. While there are always some risks involved in the development and production process, we are committed to ensuring the safety and quality of our product. Our goal is to create a product that surpasses expectations and inspires confidence in our customers. We won't stop until we've achieved it.
As we move into full-scale production, it is important to ensure that we are producing high-quality units in an efficient manner. To achieve this, we will ramp up production by increasing the number of units being produced and carefully fine-tuning the production process.
During the pilot production we will conduct a small-scale production run in order to test and optimize the production process.
To begin the production phase, we will work with our partners to set up pre-production activities. These activities will include preparing for the actual production process, such as setting up the production line, sourcing materials, and conducting necessary training.
We are committed to delivering the highest quality products to our customers. That's why we rigorously test each and every product until it meets our strict standards for excellence. And because we want to make sure that nothing holds us back from getting our products into the hands of the people who need them, we are also working to get the necessary certifications in place. By continually iterating and improving, we are confident that our products will exceed your expectations!
As we move into 2023, we are prepared to begin functional testing, reliability testing, and performance testing on our product. We have confidence in the quality of our previous work and are optimistic that we will be able to move forward towards production. However any necessary adjustments will be made to ensure the success of our product.
By combining the hardware and software components, including the electronic architecture and necessary software or firmware, we create a fully functional system that can be easily reproduced, assembled, and scaled up as needed. With a fully aligned and complementary team, we are ready to start 2023 with confidence.
By utilizing CAD design and 3D printing, we can quickly build a prototype of ModuleOne using the planned layout and components. This allows us to refine the design and make any necessary adjustments. Dries, a front and back-end virtuoso, joins the team to ensure proper integration with the platform.
To combine the design choices and internal architecture of the product, we first select and layout the necessary components. We determine which electronic components are required and plan their arrangement in the enclosure to ensure proper assembly. Joren, a hard- and software development prodigy, joins the team to help build the perfect product.
Creating a "Looks Like Real" model, or a prototype that resembles the final product even if it isn't fully functional, can be extremely useful in understanding the product. It allows us to get feedback from users and helps us refine the design before moving on to the next phase of development. That's why we spent two weeks painting and fine-tuning this type of model to ensure that it accurately represents the final product.
It can be difficult to get a sense of the dimensions and weight of the product just by looking at renders. That's why it's important to consider the physical aspects of the product, such as sizing, weight, and feel, in order to create the desired user experience. We recognized the importance of these factors and began exploring size variations to ensure that the product meets our design goals.
The design of the product is key to our success! That's why we put all of our efforts into creating the perfect product that will fit seamlessly into any room. We iterated on the design to make sure it meets all of our goals and delivers the best possible experience for our customers.
To help us achieve this, we brought on Roel, one of Belgium's most promising rising design talents. His expertise and talent have been invaluable in shaping the design of the product
We completed the proof of concept phase using off-the-shelf components to build a functional prototype. This helped us learn about manufacturing and assembling the final product, allowing us to refine the design and define the scope and specifications.
Thijs, an AI and energy expert with a passion for photography, utilized his diverse range of experiences to conduct valuable research in the areas of simulating cost savings, gaining market insights, and developing the first software and system integration. His expertise has been invaluable to the team
After conducting market research and analyzing customer needs, we have determined the focus of our concept development phase. Our concept is centered around empowering people to make choices about their energy usage, while also being affordable.
We are excited to announce that we have successfully tested the feasibility of a plug-and-play battery solution using off-the-shelf components. This marks a major milestone in the development of MyGrid and the ModelOne.
In order to gather valuable feedback and validate the designs, we create a 'dirty prototype to quickly assess the marketability of chosen concept.
On one hand, the physical and aesthetic aspect of the concept must be considered. On the other hand, the technical side also requires testing and verification. To address this, we have created a technical mock-up to assess feasibility.
The team begins sketching out various ideas and concepts, and testing them with investors and customer audiences.
We begin exploring various ideas and concepts through brainstorming sessions with trusted colleagues and loved ones.
On the 26th of June, Jan and Kristof reconnected after the COVID-19 pandemic. This reunion marks the beginning of the MyGrid project.
Jan and Kristof meet at the University of Leuven in Belgium, in their first year of electronical engineering.
Jan and Kristof continue to pursue their passion for innovation and problem-solving, with Jan focusing on product development and Kristof traveling the globe to tackle critical technical challenges.
Jan joins the Belgian Solar Team and works on the development of a battery pack for a solar-powered vehicle to race across the Australian desert.
They work closely together on various group projects and labs, forging a strong bond.