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X-Change / Communication device


The concept X-Change is a communication and archiving device for oil and gas workers that gives the benefit of easy communication and documentation during the working process. Communication is important and life depending on the oil refinery where the workers risk their lives every day. With X-Change, the workers can take snapshots or short video clips during the work process that is sent to the control room for direct feedback. Later the material is used as a support for archiving. The system enables the workers to easily go back in history and trace the beginning of problems on the plant, to prevent them from happening again.


Umeå Institute of Design

Umeå Institute of Design
Umeå, Sweden

Lina Trulsson,
Umeå Institute of Design

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