This vein viewing imager uses near-infrared light and other patented technologies to project a digital image of a patient’s vasculature directly onto the surface of the skin in real time. This provides clinicians with a non-invasive adjunct technology for various clinical treatments and procedures, including IV insertions, PICC line insertions and routine venipuncture.
Credits: Michael Paloian, IDSA of Integrated Design Systems, Inc. for Christie Medical Holdings (Canada)
Keybrid is a real working key and key ring in one. This key blank can be bought and cut at local hardware stores or local lock shops to match your key and fit your lock. It was designed to link independently to other keys, key rings, key chains, belt loops and shoelaces. The key also clips to pants, shirts, bag edges and paper documents like a paper clip.
Credits: Scott Amron of Amron Experimental for Keybrid Inc.
The Clauss AirShoc Titanium Professional Lawn and Garden tools were created to deliver the ultimate gardening experience. Using research findings from across the nation, the tool-line integrates many innovations that benefit the user as well as the plant, such as titanium-coated blades that are five times stronger and stay sharp longer.
The new packaging design for the Natura Chrono line of anti-aging creams helps consumers indentify the exact product for their skin—while helping them to be eco-friendly. The timeless glass polymer vessel is refillable; simply replace the polypropylene cup that contains the Chronos cream.
Credits: Romy Hayashi and Gustavo Chelles for Rômulo Zamberlan and Felipe Braz - Natura (Brasil)
Numero bar was built on a very long and narrow strip of land in the Jardins area of São Paulo. A walkway runs from the street through a hallway fully covered in mirrors to the main hall. At the entrance, the ceiling is extremely low, gradually increasing as you progress through the space. Descending levels feature comfortable lounging areas, and the low, indirect lighting creates a pleasant, inviting atmosphere.
This strategy allowed car enthusiasts around the world to design a car of the future in a completely transparent process via the Web. Whereas this type of work is normally done in secret, the development of this Fiat concept car in Latin America was done on a open source platform—the results are even governed by a creative commons license. People posted more than 10,000 ideas on the car’s Internet portal.
This applicator was developed to make it easier for patients to apply eye drops, ensuring treatment is effective. Approximately 1 million people in Brazil have glaucoma, and for 90 percent of those cases, treatment relies on the correct application of their prescribed eye drops. The wave-like form of the applicator helps users to properly position the devise so that the drops make it into the eye.
Credits: Fernando Silva, Guilherme Lehto, Gustavo Camargo, Rafael Machado, Renata Pujol, Sidney Rufca, Tanna Gomide of Vanguard Design – São Paulo (Brasil)
Ecookie grew out of observations of how many plastic coffee spoons are used in offices each day. The spoons are used to stir one cup of coffee and then discarded. The Ecookie prevents such waste. It is a cookie in the shape of a spoon: use it to stir your coffee and then dispose of it by eating it.
Credits: Rodrigo Maia & Victor Lopes Mascarenhas (Brasil)
The P300 is a customizable backpack designed with simplicity and maturity—and a dose of sport, as well. Consumers can change out the front of the pack with one of three options, all included, depending on their need at the moment. Its removable laptop case let’s people tote their technology with them, and the attached flashlight illuminates even the darkest recesses in the pack.
The EBF E8 helmet features a shell, face shield and chin bar so the user can wear it closed, with the face shield open or with the chin bar open, as in an open-face helmet. When opened, the chin bar doesn’t block the rider’s view, and when closed it perfectly integrates into the overall shape of the helmet. Front and superior vents allow air to circulate inside the helmet and prevent condensation from accumulating on the visor.
Credits: Questto Design for EBF Capacetes (Brasil)