Hexagol Base Unit

Industrial design and DfM for an innovative IOT football training product. 

Type: Consultancy
Client: Hexagol
Company: Filament PD

Football target game where sensors register if specific target is hit and send data via Bluetooth back to main hub (this product) which connects to internet leaderboard via wifi.

Detailed DfM of all hardware components, ensuring a perfect fit with the electronics.

From 3D printed prototypes to full production handover.

Personal Responsibilities:
  • Industrial Design, styling and CMF
  • Close collaboration with internal and external electronics engineers
  • Design for Manufacture (Injection Moulding, vac casting)
  • Full CAD, manufacturing drawings
  • Sourced and liaised with Chinese manufacturers for production.
  • Arranged and assembled CNC’d prototype runs with electronic components.

CMF: Three speckled finishes inspired by modern football gear.

Black/gloss, black/orange & white/blue.

Images of the Hexagol system set up in Manchester City FC’s training ground: