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Ball Type Plug 360 / Plug

Ball Type Plug 360
Ball Type Plug 360

Ball Type Plug 360 is a revolutionary product that redefines the meaning of a conventional plug and socket.
The foundation of this breakthrough was based upon the inconveniences we face with daily usage of power connectors.

>> Context: Problems faced in everyday life <<
How the product works:
The attachment between the plug and the socket functions like a universal ball joint. However having a flexible grip allows the plug to be easily pulled out simply by leveraging.

University

Oriental Institute of Technology

Oriental Institute of Technology
Taipei city, Taiwan

Lin Chun-Tune,
Oriental Institute of Technology

Yu-Han Lai,
Oriental Institute of Technology