Ecotrack Capsules were designed as a sustainable and inventive way to package and display Track & Field’s clothes and sporting equipment. The products are individually packaged in canisters; style, color and size are distinguished by the iconography and color on the lids. The capsules can be integrated into the architecture of the stores, creating an impressive wall of products that is both practical and imaginary.
Credits: Zeuner Fraissat, Pedro Ortega, Jose Carlos Gonçalves, Védat/Gerresheimer, Marcos Rogério Eleutério for Fred Wagner – Track & Field (Brasil)
Pushing the limits and boundaries of what is useful, usable and desirable, is a driving ingredient of what is innovation. The Un-Meritable awards values the un-successes and recognizes that by pushing the limits we are sometimes left with unintended results. If we can learn from those instances, they become a strength. As James Dyson said, "Enjoy Failure and learn from it. You can never learn from success."
While most videoconferencing environments are formal meeting spaces with little emphasis on team collaboration, media:scape with HD videoconferencing encourages engagement and the exchange of information among all participants. It was designed to create a simple walk-up and connectexperience to help workers engage quickly, share information seamlessly and increase productivity.
Credits: IDEO in partnership with Steelcase Design
The Blink family of electric vehicle charging stations consists of three products: a wall-mounted unit for overnight charging in private garages or carports, a pedestal unit for retail locations and a DC Fast Charging unit for gas stations and in between major commute corridors throughout the country.
This vein viewing imager uses near-infrared light and other patented technologies to project a digital image of a patient’s vasculature directly onto the surface of the skin in real time. This provides clinicians with a non-invasive adjunct technology for various clinical treatments and procedures, including IV insertions, PICC line insertions and routine venipuncture.
Credits: Michael Paloian, IDSA of Integrated Design Systems, Inc. for Christie Medical Holdings (Canada)
Keybrid is a real working key and key ring in one. This key blank can be bought and cut at local hardware stores or local lock shops to match your key and fit your lock. It was designed to link independently to other keys, key rings, key chains, belt loops and shoelaces. The key also clips to pants, shirts, bag edges and paper documents like a paper clip.
Credits: Scott Amron of Amron Experimental for Keybrid Inc.
The Clauss AirShoc Titanium Professional Lawn and Garden tools were created to deliver the ultimate gardening experience. Using research findings from across the nation, the tool-line integrates many innovations that benefit the user as well as the plant, such as titanium-coated blades that are five times stronger and stay sharp longer.