Springwise: For a lot of elderly men and women, leaving the residence can turn out to be a challenge as their wellness deteriorates. Hoping to supply each physical support and emotional reassurance, we not too long ago came across The Help by Lithuanian designer Egle Ugintaite.
As effectively as acting as an aid to walking, the cane, which just lately won the grand prize in Fujitsu’s 2011 design award, also monitors the users’ pulse, blood pressure and physique temperature. As their wrist comes into get in touch with with the sensors, this data is displayed on the LCD screen on the cane’s clasp. Moreover, the cane comes with a built-in navigator, which gives a aid center with the user’s location when the cane’s SOS button is pressed.
Cane monitors users’ well being as they stroll [Springwise]