The Neopod crutch both adjusts to each user and to the variances in the environments to which it’s exposed. While most ambulatory assistance devices take short-cuts in function and comfort (not to mention aesthetics), Neopod was designed with each critical point of human and environmental interface in mind, from its full wrist and hand articulation and multiple arm circumferences and body positions to points of contact and different ground surfaces.
BaseCamp by Zipcar provides urban dwellers with easy access to an out-of-the-box type of camping experience. BaseCamp provides this experience through three key elements: a partnership with a car-sharing company, an online community that offers advice and equipment including first aid, and providing food storage and sleeping bags.
The Lucid Force Umpire Helmet uses air-bladder shock absorbers in the chin and forehead padding to cut the force of impact of a baseball. The helmet also has a double-layered barrier on the exterior of the facemask that covers high-risk zones.
Credit: Purdue University and Jeremiah Etchison Contact: Jeremiah Etchison: email@example.com
The Floating Vanity is a wall-hung storage unit that facilitates daily grooming needs through thoughtful ergonomics, purposeful feature considerations and functionality. It was designed as an architectural complement to any style home by delivering aesthetic beauty through the highest quality materials.
Credits: Robern Inc., Howard Katz, Rohit Thali, Brian Kaule and Jim Stanley Contact: Brian Kaule: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Melas-Park Lighting System uses modules of individually aimed LEDs to achieve a wider, more even pattern of light. This increased coverage, along with networked sensors that adapt to park use patterns, creates a safer and more enjoyable experience for users and reduces cost for municipalities.
Credits: University of Oregon, Damien Menard-Oxman, Charlie Hartzell and Ian Kenny Contact: Damien Menard-Oxman: email@example.com
The 1limit faucet encourages users to save water with each use. The design allows users to monitor their water usage through a glass tube and be alerted to their consumption level and potential waste of water. Users will be able to save water if they only use one liter of water at a time.
Credits: Hoseo University, Do Yong Gu, Oh Se Won, Kim Do Hyung, Choi Hyun Cheol and Seoul National University of Science & Technology, Kim Tae Hee Contact: Yonggu Do: firstname.lastname@example.org
BRAILLE SIGHT is a device for the visually impaired that aims to provide the blind with opportunity to see the world. The user’s camera can capture an image that can then be transmitted to the BRAILLE SIGHT Braille pad.
Credits: Konkuk University in Seoul, Seung-Woo Kim and Konkuk University in Seoul, Harim Lee Contact: Seung Woo Kim: email@example.com