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Napper / Sleeping Aid

Napper
Napper

The concept ,Napper' is aiming at making sleeping in public transport more comfortable and more secure. It consists of a hood, which‘s padding makes it cushy to lean against window panes. Bluetooth headphones are integrated in the hood, which, together with a software for the mobile phone, provide sound to fall asleep with, but also make sure you‘ll wake up just in time. In addition, the luggage is secured by a Bluetooth-lock, raising alarm as soon as it is moved away from the owner. 
 The entire system is foldable into a compact bag and can be easily used for daily commuting as well as longer journeys.

University

Universität Wuppertal

Universität Wuppertal
Wuppertal, Germany

Prof. Oliver Grabes
Prof. Norbert Thomas

Design

Universität Wuppertal

Universität Wuppertal
Århus, Denmark