🎉We can now proudly present the winners of the TAPAS Community Challenge 2018! 🎉
Congratulations to Team "Wireless Charging" (idea 56). We are really excited for all finalists and a really big thank you to all participants for your interest in this challenge!

We got over 200 submissions! 65 ideas got one or more TAPAS boards, 10 submissions were presentation-ready.
And now we have 5 finalists! YEAH 😃 The finalist's idea numbers were 40, 56, 68, 212 and 213.
What's next?
We are now preparing the next steps for you, the community. Please stay tuned!
We are working on a forum and a separate webpage. If you have any question please don't hesitate to contact us via email!

Full automatic coffee maker

The purpose of the project:

Who does not know, you would like to use the time in the morning as efficiently as possible.There is the problem that it takes some time for the preparation of a fresh coffee.
This is where the project starts.

With the right tools this time can be saved. The idea of ​​my teammate and me is to realize the automatic control of a coffee machine. On the one hand, we want to offer the opportunity to set a fixed time when a cup of coffee should be prepared. On the other hand, it should also be possible to prepare a coffee at any other time. To make the project suitable for several people, there is a magazine that can provide up to 3 cups.

A website in the home network should allow the parameterization of the times and a simple "order" can be triggered. In addition, the status data (water / coffee / cups empty, coffee grounds container full) of the coffee machine should be displayed on this website.

For this purpose we use a coffee maker of the company "Saeco" with the type designation "Incanto".

  • Johannes Liebrich
  • May 28 2018
  • Stefan Steinmüller [TAPAS team] commented
    May 29, 2018 09:25

    Hi Johannes,

    Thank you for the submission.

    It would be great if you can provide detailed schematic, an implementation plan and most importantly how TAPAS board fits in your idea. Please reply at the earliest as the deadline is soon approaching.

    Pleas keep in mind, that the TAPAS is a "48V, 3-phase GaN power stage with on-board filters." (https://github.com/SDI-SoftwareDefinedInverter/TAPAS/blob/master/README.md)

    Best Regards,

    Stefan @ TAPAS Team

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