P-Ruler is a new measuring tool designed for use in building and decorating. With the simple principles of optics, the projector shows the data of a ruler on the wall or ground. It means you can get instant information on targets about length, angles and distance. All you have to do is urn it on and point to the object—then you get the data!
Designed by: Yu-Chung Chang of Birmingham City University
Pack Master PA7 is an innovative refuse vehicle that improves the efficiency, physical labor and safety of collecting garbage on narrow streets. It incorporates a powerful press into a compact body only 1,850 mm wide. PA7 is designed ergonomically. It features a hopper door that can be opened/closed easily with one hand, and a low loading bay only 700 mm off the ground. The rear of the truck features a taillight/indicator cluster that is raised off the body above the hopper door, to make it easily visible to pedestrians and other vehicles.
Designed by: Koichi Kondo of MORITA HOLDINGS CORPORATION, Satoshi Kiyohara and Toru Nishimura of MORITA-ECONOS CORPORATION
NCR Fastlane SelfServ is a compact self-service and assisted-service checkout terminal suitable for a wide range of retailer types. It offers consumers a more flexible and efficient way to scan, bag and pay for items. Highly adaptable—the retailer can choose from no bag or one-, two- or three-bag configurations. The NCR Fastlane SelfServ addresses the operational needs of retailers in a compact footprint. There are optional input belts which give shoppers more space to unload items at checkout, and cash management advancements such as bunch note recycling and recycling support for up to eight coin denominations.
Designed by: Kwan Lee and Jaan Lin of NCR User Centred Design for NCR Corporation
Qualite Sports Lighting has created a exciting new LED sports light called GameChanger™ Q-LED. It is the first high performance sports lighting system designed for all sports venues, with a focus on a revolutionary form factor, great IoT connectivity/functionality (a sports venue can even be run from your smartphone via an app). All this, at roughly half the cost of conventional lighting systems and their installation. Built in 500 and 1000 watt assemblies, GameChanger™ can be built as a new system or retrofitted to existing venue pole systems, giving the design ultimate flexibility for new and existing field situations.
Designed by: Barry Hutzel of Bazza Design for Qualite Sports Lighting LLC
Digital Protection Relay MELPRO- D Series detects shorting and ground fault failures in electric power system equipment in office buildings, factories, etc. They also aim to prevent those failures from impacting other locations, by sending control signals to every circuit breaker in order to isolate the affected section from the electric power system. These products embody design for ease of use—featuring grips that allow easy dismounting of the main unit, a functional display that is easy to read even in dimly lit locations and more.
Designed by: Lee Hongkue , Hideto Iwamoto of Industrial Design Center for Mitsubishi Electric Corporation.
Cainiao xiao G is a logistics robot for solving the “last mile distribution problem” in the logistics industry. It’s run by CAINIAO supply Chain Management Company under the Alibaba group. It can read the address information on the package, then deliver the package to the recipient. It also offers functions such as autonomous route planning, obstacle avoidance, automatic elevator control and arrival notice.
Designed by: Zhipeng Xia, Kunkun Zheng, Yuan Li, Mingji Zhang, Tingxuan Zhu of LKK Design Co.,Ltd,Hangzhou
The Utility Bucket Light sheds functional light on a work area that has been ignored from a product innovation standpoint. It offers utility linemen speed of attachment to any bucket lift with a versatile adjustment range to spotlight an electrical line to check for damage. It provides this function with a marginal footprint in their already cramped bucket while remaining safe for high-voltage and extreme weather conditions. It runs on rechargeable batteries for up to six hours of high-powered light.
Designed by: David Proeber, IDSA, Kyle Harvey, Justin Dorman, Timothy Lee and Jason Thurner of Milwaukee Tool
The smart item label tag can provide various types of information beyond what is able to be expressed on paper tags. This digital label is capable of expressing price fluctuations in real time by simply entering the information, including the discount amount and the sales event, into the main computer.
Designed by: SoluM
Compressed-air blowguns are one of the most common tools in the world today. But compressed air is an expensive energy source that takes up about 10 percent of the total energy cost in the industry worldwide. Blowing with compressed air also generates dangerously high noise levels and is a common cause of hearing impairment in the manufacturing industry. During the last five years, Silvent and Veryday have put a lot of effort into developing the Pro One based on extensive user studies.
Designed by: Hans Himbert, Anna Carell and Fredric Ericsson of Veryday; and Rasmus Tibell of Silvent for Veryday and Silvent
Creaform's MetraSCAN 3D is a portable self-standing optical CMM 3D scanner. At the core is the C-Track optical tracker with dual-camera sensors. The HandyPROBE Next portable CMM provides measurement accuracy that is insensitive to the instabilities of any environment. These devices can be moved at any time during the measurement sequence and still generate the same high-quality data.
Designed by: Francois Lessard and Nicolas Lebrun for Creaform