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Effort-saving Lifebuoy / lifebuoy

Effort-saving Lifebuoy
Effort-saving Lifebuoy

When using the current highly standardized lifebuoy the gap between lifebuoy and user’s back cannot well respond to the physiologically disadvantaged group.

Non-ergonomic long-term clinging posture causes physical strain. The ocean currents and waves hitting weaken sufferers’ energy rapidly making them have no realistic prospect for sustaining over the 72-hour golden rescue time.

Effort-saving lifebuoy solves this problem. The airbags inflated by compressed CO2 gap gives sufferers appropriate body support making it more stable and effort-saving. Reducing the contact area between water and skin also effectively keep the body warm.

University

National Taiwan University of Science and Technology

National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Taipei, Taiwan

Design

National Taiwan University of Science and Technology

National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Taipei, Taiwan

Tien Yun, Su