OPlay—A Medical Product for Children with Asthma

Silver
2021

OPlay makes administering asthma medication, monitoring children and their symptoms, and recording data a seamless and friendly process. It integrates the playing of a musical instrument with the use of an asthma spacer and a peak flow measurement tool. When a child uses OPlay, it senses actions and plays corresponding melodies. Different music pieces provide feedback during each step. The use of the device is also guided by a light that facilitates the process. OPlay makes tedious asthma therapy a joyful recital presented by children, making treatment more interesting and psychologically accessible to children.

Designed by: Jinxuan Yang, Jieying Mo, Yue Deng, and Fan Wang of School of Design, Jiangnan University

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