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Better Wait / latrine

Better Wait
Better Wait

When we wait for the toilet, we are always afraid to ask the user
how long until the end. At the same time, the user isn’t willng to say
how long he is on the toilet. It makes us keep waiting, and dare not
go elsewhere on the toilet, or do something else.
This design can defuse the embarrassment.
The edge of the door is equipped with a light to count down. The
door lock is also a knob to set time for occupying. The interface with
tips can help users to set time adjusting themselves.
As time goes by, the indicator light becomes short, which tells the
waiting persons that it will be over soon.

University

Dong Hua University

Dong Hua University
Shanghai, China

Dan Zhao,
Dong Hua University

Yiting Liu,
Dong Hua University

Meizhu Li,
Dong Hua University

Fang She,
Dong Hua University