The best medical designs of 2017 and the future of health care
Nov 27 2018 by Derrick Corea Category General Views
We have been very eloquent about how much respect we have for designers who take on challenges in the field of medicine. we even Design as a trend that will shape 2018.
There is always a lot at stake and with such a small margin of error, design for Medicine or design for Special needs can be one of the most challenging design disciplines (and if done right, reward).
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Whether they are technological advances to make better and more accessible medical products, or simply redesign medical and special needs products that look more fashionable and inclusive, our major medical design publications for the year 2017 are Indicative of how great health care will be in 2018!
This hospital bed can be folded and transformed into a wheelchair in a matter of minutes without disturbing the individual.
This wheelchair improves mobility thanks to its scissor-inspired structure. It has an innovative adjustable seat height function for better ergonomics. It also has two different driving positions: one that is ideal for crossing and maneuvering and the other to put the user at the height of individuals standing.
OH It's both a hearing aid and a fashion accessory. It allows the user to personalize the product by changing the range of textures and colors of the outer ring. It can also be used as a pendant or a connected headset pin.
This intelligent thermometer is the embodiment of portability and compact design that measures only 5 cm and weighs a total of only 13 G. The thermometer simply connects to your smartphone's audio jack.
Clevu is a portable system that not only works as traditional reading glasses, but is also capable of improving a variety of other visual situations. Enjoying the outdoors? There's an environment for that. Watching TV? There's an adjustment for that too.
This intelligent and ergonomic cane is presented as a joystick with an automatic telescopic lever that fires when it is turned on. However, the cane does not stop there. It connects to an application on the smartphone, actually guiding the user to the destinations they set.
Simple and desirable, these inhalers in black and white not only break the stigma of carrying an inhaler, but also look sufficiently striking that you can detect them instantly on the shelves (which helps the brand to reach customers ).
This new design by EpiPen, called Epipi, really makes things as simple as untwisting, pressing and ready. Just rotate it to assemble, hold it against the skin and press the release button. A clear window in the medicine tank will indicate that the contents have been emptied, which improves the user's confidence in which they performed the function correctly.
The Hue inhaler is fully printed in 3d (note the transition from mottled to transparent) and comes with a dazzling set of color combinations that are destined to break the monotony of medical product design. There is even a threaded fabric for easy access, or trimming/strapping of your bag/trousers.
One Drop is a fully comprehensive diabetes control system that could easily be part of the EDC kit of any diabetic.
The Kardia is a small ECG reader (or EKG) that works in conjunction with your iPhone to give you heart rate readings. Simple in design, with only two textured sensory pads for your fingers, the device takes the readings and its associated application guides you through the process, showing you your current heart rate.
Meddsy is not so much a first aid kit as an emergency relief kits. It contains dedicated units for everything from medical products to any instrument that you may need to treat yourself.