A step by steep tutorial to build your backpain saver


Hello, in this page you can find all the information needed to build your own smart backpanel.

SmileBack is awesome and your backpain will be only an old memory, like a picture in white and black, something that you’ll remember about and you’ll think that time pass fast.


How to build the sensors of smileBack-Project

In this video I’ll show you how to build all the sensor that we need to build a smileBack, the smart back panel for you back to prevent back pain.

For this tutorial we need:

  • Aluminium tape
  • Wires
  • Normal tape
  • Plastic sheets
  • Piezoresistive material (like Velostat or Linqstat)
  • The schematics of the sensors that you can download <a href=”https://www.smileback.cloud/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/smileBack-sensors.zip”>HERE</a>


How to build the physical back panel

In this video I’ll show you how to sew the cover of the smileback and to build the structure.

For this tutorial we need:

  • An aluminium bar like the one used as a weight for curtains
  • HDPE sheet (thickness around
  • 3d foam like the one used in back panels for backpacks (any other fabric can works too)
  • Foam like the one used in yoga mattress, thickness around 0.5cm