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Back to 2010, I realized that the company I worked for had a missing piece on their products.

 

Besides acoustics products, the company develops and sells partitions. Glass partitions are very popular in these days. But a small piece was missing: How to put the light switch on the glass?

 

That was another chalenge that I’ve spotted by my self and would like to solve.

 

I started to seek all the internet for that kind of product. I couldn’t believe that was not found. No such product was for sale or developed for glass partitions. Ok, the chalenge just grew up: To develop a capacitive switch for glass partitions to turn on and off the lights.
I found an electronic company that worked like a pro and in about 6 months we had the final product. After some testing and diferent versions, the final result was born with the name of TOQ, from Castelhano & Ferreira and Eduardo Luís.

 

You can see it here:

 

 

Uma ideia tornada realidade

Já por diversas vezes se falou um pouco deste assunto aqui e aqui pela voz do colega Carlos Martins mas nunca vindo de mim – o próprio criador.
Trabalho como sysadmin numa empresa de Divisórias, Tectos Falsos, Decoração de Interiores e Soluções de Acústica em Leiria. As redes informáticas, servidores Linux, BSOD’s, RJ45, make e make install sempre fizeram parte da minha carreira profissional e deverão ser sempre a chave da minha subsistência.
Mas, como sempre fui um pouco “inventor” desde criança, e dado o meu envolvimento indirecto com os produtos comercializados/construídos pela empresa onde trabalho, algo me surgiu na cabeça ao ver determinadas atitudes para resolver o seguinte problema:

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