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Swim Guard / inflatable lifebelt

Swim Guard
Swim Guard

“Swim Guard“increases the safety while swimming outside. This light weight rescue tool fits close to the person. In case of emergency it keeps the person with an inflatable lifting body over water, even when swooning. The design consists of a neoprene-belt with a compressed lifting body. When trigger the inflatable mechanism by a gas cartridge a GPS signal is send at the same time to rescue workers for a faster rescue. “Swim Guard“ gives not only athletics but also persons with age and illness-related restrictions (e.g. cardiac defect) the chance for fearless swimming in a lake without fatal accidents.

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Hochschule für Gestaltung

Hochschule für Gestaltung
Offenbach, Germany

Prof. Peter Eckart, Prof. Frank Zebner

Design

Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach

Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach
Eschborn, Germany

Steffen Reiter