Kenny Huang
Published © GPL3+


At a music festival? No cell service? HexiComm is a reliable communication platform that facilitates effortless quick texts anywhere.

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Things used in this project

Hardware components

NXP Hexiwear
MikroE PROTO Click
MikroE Hexiwear Docking Station
I obtained a miniature version of the docking station for field testing.
NRF24L01 with PA & LNA
Female Header 4x2
For interfacing nRF24L01 with PROTO Click
SMD Capacitor 10 μF
Linear Regulator - 3.3V (LT1963AEST-3.3)
Polymer Li-Ion Battery 400mAh
Break Away Right Angle Male Header
Broken off for segment of 2
Male-Header 36 Position 1 Row- Long (0.1")
Male-Header 36 Position 1 Row- Long (0.1")
Broken off for two segments of 8

Software apps and online services

Fusion 360
Autodesk Fusion 360
ARM mbed Online Compiler

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)


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Custom parts and enclosures

HexiComm Case with Hexiwear

STL for HexiComm Case

HexiComm Case with Hexiwear Inserted

Autodesk Fusion 360 Archive File to allow for edits.


HexiComm Possible PCB

HexiComm Schematic

Eagle Project File for HexiComm


HexiComm Software

Repository of my HexiComm Code. For the latest version check my mbed repo


Kenny Huang

Kenny Huang

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