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ANNA / Breathing Assistant


General anesthesia can be terrifying for children. The child has to breathe through a tightly sealed mask for up to several minutes. Many times this causes children to panic, making the procedure longer.
ANNA is a breathing assistant that helps the child to remain calm and breathe properly. The interactive lights are simple to understand and speeds up the sedation process, benefiting everyone involved.
-Simple and intuitive: Gives fun and direct feedback on your breathing
-The child can prepare by practicing breathing on his own
-Procedure goes faster if child is relaxed


Hochschule für Bildende Künste

Hochschule für Bildende Künste
Braunschweig, Germany

Sebastian Aumer,
Umeå Institute of Design

Janis Beinerts

Lars Sundelin

Trieuvy Luu