Amy LinIndustrial Design
Sidekick is an insulin pump and meter system designed to give diabetics more control over their diabetes through discreet monitoring and insulin delivery. Sidekick uses a combination of subcutaneous monitoring and spectroscopy to continuously monitor the wearer’s glucose levels in real time. Discreet Notifications alert wearers of changes in glucose levels and can be sent to doctors, caregivers, and family members. Mealtime insulin can be administered through the application or the pump, giving wearer’s the freedom and control over their diabetes without drawing unwanted attention to themselves. Life with diabetes can be a difficult balancing act, but with a Sidekick you have the piece of mind that someone is looking out for you.
Xbox One [Handed]
Current gaming controllers are designed for abled-body gamers, this one handed controller is aiming to give a voice to disabled gamers and improve accessibility in the gaming industry. Utilizing existing Microsoft technology including, touch sensitivity, Elite Controller remapping, and an accelerometer, Xbox One [Handed] offer a new experience for everyone, not just the disabled. This universal design seeks to push the boundaries of the gaming experience with new commands and customizations for the user.
In the recent evolution of past-times, the modern picnic goer has had to adapt to the integration of city and park and overcome challenges including transportation, convenient storage, and integrability with the urban lifestyle. Those who like to go on picnics need a product that addresses these challenges and makes the entire experience more enjoyable. The adjusTABLE is a solution that allows the user to bring stability with them while including features like collapsibility, and adjustability which ultimately encouraging the user to go on picnics more often.
7 in 10 girls believe they are not good enough or do not measure up in some way, including their looks, performance in school and relationships with family and friends.
This confidence exhibit takes place in a women’s bathroom, a place where self-esteem is often questioned and challenged. The exhibition educates people that low self-esteem in women starts at a young age and aims to change the perception of beauty through an empowering experience. A visitor is guided through graffiti mimicking statistics regarding self confidence, then are invited to take a photo in the photo booth, write and receive a compliment, and read inspirational stories. This is an exhibit for all women to find the confidence within.