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All you need to know on PERRINN.com

Our user-friendly platform offers many possibilities to interact with each other. On this page, find all the support you need to fully enjoy your experience among us.

Buy COINS

On PERRINN.com:

  • Go to your settings

  • Below your profile picture and COIN balance, click on "Buy new COINS" button

  • Follow instructions and proceed to payment

Create a new chat

On PERRINN.com:

  • Click on the pen logo in the top-right corner

  • Your first message will be the title of the chat. It can be modified whenever you want in the chat parameter page accessible by clicking on the chat upper bar.

Add participants to a given chat

On PERRINN.com:

  • Open the chat you wish

  • Click on the upper bar where chat subject and participants are listed

  • On the page you are redirected to, fill in the "Add people" field to add anybody you want to the chat

See only the chats I follow

On PERRINN.com, when you are in the welcome area (Perrinn logo at the top of the chat list), you have access to all the feeds from the platform. To filter on those you are participating in, click on your profile picture at the top left corner of the screen.

Access the Meeting Room

Like in an office, PERRINN member can go in the meeting room when they wish. On PERRINN.com:

  • Click on the camera logo in the top-right corner of the screen.

  • If needed, enter your Google credentials.

Access PERRINN project data

All data relative to PERRINN projects are stored on Google Drive. On PERRINN.com:

  • Click on the triangle logo in the top-right corner of the screen.

  • If needed, enter your Google credentials.

Access P424 CAD files

The whole P424 design is available on Onshape. On PERRINN.com:

  • Click on the Onshape logo in the top-right corner of the screen.

  • If needed, enter your Onshape credentials.

Send COINS to other members

On PERRINN.com:

  • Create a chat with the person you want to send COINS to (only 1 person).

  • Click on the upper bar where chat subject and participants are listed to go to the chat parameters page

  • Under "Send COINS to XXX", enter the amount of COINS you want to send to your colleague

  • Click on the "Send X Coins to XXX" button. Transfer is instantaneous.

Sign a contract

On PERRINN.com:

  • Go to your settings

  • In the last section called "Your PERRINN contract", fill in the 2 fields as explained:

    • Position: enables other team members to understand your role in the team

    • Level (from 1 to 10): defines your capacity to resolve problems independently and the amount of COINS you earn when you declare working hours. Your level keeps increasing continuously at a rate of +1 per year to reflect the natural increase in experience over time.

  • After some time, you will receive an answer regarding your contract proposal. Once it is validated, Nicolas Perrin will sign it too. Then COINS reward system is active immediately.

Share updates, declare hours spent on a task and trigger COINS credit

Once your contract is signed, go to PERRINN.com:

  • Choose any feed linked with the topic you want to share information about, or create a new one.

  • Start a new message with the following code, indicating the number of hours you have spent on a specific task:

    • ">" for 1 hour work

    • ">>" for 2 hours work

    • ">>>" for 3 hours work, and so on...

  • Right after the ">" symbol(s), write a summary of the actions you have performed for PERRINN project so that all members are aware of your achievements

  • Send your message. Some COINS are automatically credited according to the rate defined in your contract and the number of hours you have just declared.

You cannot declare more than 10 hours every 24h. Hours validated and available in this window are written in green at the bottom right angle of the message you have just sent.

Tip: Feel free to have a look at other members' messages to see some examples of updates they have shared.

Set up a meeting

On PERRINN.com:

  • Choose a chat linked with your meeting topic or create a new chat on purpose

  • Click on the upper bar where chat subject and participants are listed to go to the chat parameters page

  • On the page you are redirected to, fill in the "Event description" field and choose the time slot you want for your meeting. Note that this parameter corresponds to your time zone.

  • Click on "save event". Your meeting is now accessible for everybody in the common meeting room. A reminder appears on top of the chat list.

Create a survey

On PERRINN.com:

  • Choose a chat linked with your survey topic or create a new chat on purpose

  • Click on the upper bar where chat subject and participants are listed to go to the chat parameters page

  • On the page you are redirected to, fill in the "Survey question" field and the answers you want to propose.

  • Click on "Save survey". Your survey is now visible at the top of the main screen. Anybody can post an answer.

Download and open the P424 Unity Simulation project

If you want to work on the simulation and test it, here is how to proceed:

  • Go to Unity website and download Unity 2019.4.18.

  • Clone the project 424 from GitHub on your computer. You may either download it as ZIP file, or use GitHub Desktop.

  • In Unity, click Projects > Add and choose the folder with the project. This is the folder that contains the sub-folders "Assets", "Packages" and "Project Settings". The project is added to the list.

  • Click the project 424 in Unity to open it. The first time it takes some time to prepare all the assets. Next times it will open instantly.

  • Once loaded, you should see the Nordschleife scene. If not, go to the Project window (within the Editor, not the startup screen), locate the scene named "424 Nordschleife Scene" in the Assets > Scenes folder, and double-click it.

  • When the scene is loaded and opened, click the Play button at the top of the Editor to run the scene.

  • Play with all controls and features: autopilot (Q key), time scale, telemetry, cameras,...