A student at Monash University in Australia has designed and fully prototyped the Boomer, for all of us up-and-coming mobility aid seekers. Designer Daniel Molloy has won the recognition of the Australian Design Award committee, which selected Boomer as one of 13 finalists in its student award competition. The Boomer's futuristic styling and lightweight manufacturing technique make it more bearable to think about moving into a walker... but its safety aspects may cinch the case.
The Zio XT Patch is a wearable device that continuously measures heart rate in a discreet and wireless manner. The technology records heartbeats during sleeping time as well as other day-to-day activities, up to 14 days. After the recording period, the data is sent to the iRhythm clinical app for analysis, using FDA-cleared algorithms
Maybe it’s controversial to say, but using a wheelchair wouldn’t be so bad if it looked and worked like this! Like something out of an X-Men comic, this concept by Adnan Curić combines a futuristic hubless design with automated features that together reduce stigma while maximizing mobility and functionality. www.yankodesign.com