Design Bugs Out : Medical Devices from Design Council UK

The UK Design Council has recently commissioned a series of useful medical equipment concepts aiming to diminish the spread of germs. Under this initiative, the council has designed various products such as a easy to clean, durable, comfortable and cleverly usable porter’s chair that will definitely reduce the number of user ‘touchpoints’ where germs can be spread. Another product is an ‘intelligent’ mattress that can change color when it comes with the contact of body fluids. A patien...
Posted in » Designs and Concepts, Furniture, Life Science and Medical

IDAT (Instant Data Analysis and Transfer) Concept for Hospitals

IDAT stands for Instant Data Analysis and Transfer, is a specially designed product having hospital's context in mind. IDAT aims to develop and support a simple but strong interface by optimizing the quality of data circulation and communication. Therefore, IDAT has two major modules and an external charger. The first module is for general use and allows smooth communication between workers. It includes embedding wireless technology via Bluetooth, a warning light, a vibrator motor and the key...
Posted in » Designs and Concepts, Gadgets, Life Science and Medical
Advertisement

Capshell Smart Medication Storage Will Alert User To Take Their Medications

The Capshell is an intelligent medication storage that will eliminate the ever increasing non adherence tendency amongst the elderly. This portable and elegant tool reminds the user to take their medications at a preset time and will record the intervals of taking medications. The schedule of Capshell will be set by a pharmacist according to the requirements of a particular individual, loads the storage on a weekly basis and ensures whether the patient is taking his or her medications timely. By...
Posted in » Designs and Concepts, Life Science and Medical

SOLAQUA : Water Disinfection Unit To Be Used in Rural Sub-Saharan Africa

SOLAQUA is a useful device, going to be used as a water disinfection unit in the rural areas of Sub-Saharan Africa. As per the design, this device will obtain infra-red and ultra-violet rays from the sun and will utilize them to eliminate pathogens of contaminated water. Unrefined water will initially pass through a filter of sari cloth to improve the effectiveness of solar water disinfection. A funnel of five taps fills five different bottles to acquire 10 liters of water. Then these transparen...
Posted in » Designs and Concepts, Green, Life Science and Medical
Advertisement

Peezy Medical Device To Deliver a Mid Stream Urine Sample

Design Week Awards are always awarding a project depending on their abilities and aesthetics. The Peezy, a useful and user-friendly medical device designed by Dr. Vincent Forte, has been announced as the winner of 2009. This funnel-shaped device will be able to diminish the problems involved with female patients when they are asked to provide a mid stream urine sample. Peezy has a fiber sponge at its base, which puffs out after the initial 10ml of urine, so that the mid-stream urine flow can be ...
Posted in » Designs and Concepts, Life Science and Medical

3Medis Gadget Will Alarm Elderly People When To Take Their Medicines

3Medis is an innovative concept gadget aiming those who are frequently forgetting their health related schedules. This device has an alarming system that will constantly remind elders at a predetermined time to take their medicines. Moreover, it includes a digital calendar and allows storing personal health information like medical system, health insurance, etc. This device will offer an all round assistance to remind people both vocally and visually about taking their medicines by displaying an...
Posted in » Designs and Concepts, Gadgets, Life Science and Medical

Step Up : Rehabilitation Aid and A Game

Step Up is a brilliant catalyst for exploring creativity and building physical strength by functioning as a physical rehabilitation as well as a game. Set Up is designed to be used easily at home which incorporates an inflatable rug and a belt to wear for the players and includes various play methods, games and rehabilitation programs. Players can communicate with the main system through the adjustable rubber-line belt gadget for various body sizes. When the players make some movements on the...
Posted in » Designs and Concepts, Family, Games and Toys, Life Science and Medical

Hansol Paeng Redesigned Urine Collection Bag

This urine collection bag is being considered as a unique addition with latest medical equipments industry. Hansol Paeng , a korean designer, has tried to eliminate the trend of creating medical equipments with maximum efficiency without considering the appearance issue by designing this urine collecting bag. This object is designed in a more human-centered manner, hiding the discomfiture of the patients which was overlooked for efficiency purpose. Additionally, this design has been simplified t...
Posted in » Designs and Concepts, Life Science and Medical

Vite : Collapsible Snow Stretcher to Rescue Injured People in The Snow

Vite is a collapsible snow stretcher aimed to rescue the injured people in the snow within the quickest possible way. The backpack shell acts as a sled and allowing an injured to be carried easily. The design intends to be opened easily and quickly in order to lessen the setting up time of the sled. The products that are available on the market are deliberated to be used by two people. But these products became much heavier which resulting a lesser speed. Vite, on the other hand, is however not ...
Posted in » Designs and Concepts, Life Science and Medical, Transportation

Lunar Baby Thermometer by Duck Young Kong

Taking temperature of a baby with the currently available thermometers on the market is a challenging job for parents since they need to keep their babies still and put the thermometer under the arm or tongue to get a valid temperature reading. Lunar Baby Thermometer is a very useful apparatus that fits with the parents hand and can take temperature readings by simply placing it on the baby's forehead. Its ergonomic and organic shape allows the user to hold and use it intuitively, while providin...
Posted in » Designs and Concepts, Life Science and Medical

Dentris, A Mobile Dental Treatment Cart Concept by Clemens Auer

Dental treatment has remarkably developed during the last few years but it is really a complex situation when it comes with treating a patient who is not able to come to the dentist's chamber. Dentris is designed by Clemens Auer from Vienna, Austria which is the first mobile cart for dental treatments that deals with the special conditions such as home-care patients. With the growing number of such patients, Dentris will surely become a helping hand for mobile dentists which will allow direct be...
Posted in » Designs and Concepts, Life Science and Medical, Travel

Boomer : A User Friendly Walking Aid for Eldery People

Daniel Molloy, a student of Monash University, has designed Boomer, an excellent tool that provides mobility aid to the quickly increasing elderly population. Boomer is emphasizing most on safety and aims to diminish the risk of stair-related falls, which is an identified major public health concern among the elderly community. The design key innovation is the stair compatible function to allow mobility aid by transforming from a simple walker into a gadget that facilitates the user to go up and...
Posted in » Designs and Concepts, Life Science and Medical

Childbirth Assistant by Francisco Lindoro

Francisco Lindoro designed this childbirth assistant to improve the life of those women who cannot have their babies at hospital. The inspiration came from the statistics, in just Mexico, over 500,000 pregnant women don’t have access to social security and therefore, they can’t get the proper attention that is required during the childbirth. The major concerned service providers are Midwives and the biggest problem with them is they do not have proper instruments that are required to perform...
Posted in » Designs and Concepts, Domestic Aid, Life Science and Medical

Gruve is A Personal Energy Burning Monitoring System

Devices that assess power consumption of a house are very much familiar with us. But how many of you have seen a device that measures your body surrounding power consumption? Worrell is a design firm based on Minnesota has designed such a device named Gruve which is a personal energy-burning monitoring system based on Dr Jim Levine's research. He discovered that it is possible to lose unnecessary weight by being active all through the day which will shut the metabolism down. Gruve is a tri-axial...
Posted in » Designs and Concepts, Gadgets, Life Science and Medical, Sports

BEE’S Detects General Health Through Breath

Bees have an extraordinary odor perception and Pavlov is utilizing this characteristic of bees to train them with specific odor within minuets. The project of BEE’S demonstrates how we can co-habit with the natural biological system and implement their potential to boost our perceptive aptitudes. The main goal of this project involved with developing collaborative relations between technological and scientific research, design and beekeepers, and among others. To make the project usable and un...
Posted in » Designs and Concepts, Life Science and Medical


Read our posts from your inbox

Advertisement


Advertise with us




Random Designs






--> <-- -->









Advertise with us


Network Links

Archives