Unsupported browser

You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

Sign up for an Award

Participate with your entry in one of our professional or student awards.

Sign up for an award

Sign up for a Profile

Create your own profile and publish it in the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE.

Sign up for a profile

Learn more:

iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE

Present your project for free and win your share of EUR 50,000 in prize money.

Publish your project

Smart Tourniquet / Tourniquet

Smart Tourniquet

Under the increasing natural and man-made disasters, a lot of the wounded bleed to die due to a lack of emergency workers. The smart tourniquet provides safe and easy way to stop bleeding by themselves and reduce the risk of permanent damage to the limbs. After the user has adjusted the length of the tourniquet until it is real tight, then press the grey button, the smart tourniquet will automately inflate itself. In the meantime, it will time for 50 minutes and then deflate itself. Also you can deflate it just by pressing the red button.

University

Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China

Design

Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China

Fei Cen Zhiyuan Yang Defu Bao Yu Cao