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Bodyfriendly pole / pole, Blind Assisting Device

Bodyfriendly pole
Bodyfriendly pole

Existed poles have handful inconveniences such as overworking of user’s wrist. Further more, it took a lot of place to place, which means it is not handy at all. Here is ergonomically redesigned pole for blinds that will reduce burdens of their wrists and that is more handy.
When users use a pole, they have to bend their wrist in inappropriate angle for their wrist, which could hurt user’s wrist muscle. Also, ligaments are being overworked by being bent for a long time. This new pole prevent users from being hurt their wrist by making users to keep proper angle for their wrist.

University

Sangmyung University

Sangmyung University
Seoul, South Korea

Hyongho Park,
Sangmyung University

Hyokyung Park,
Induk University

Jaewan Choi,
Hongik University