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U scope / Stethoscope

U scope
U scope

Discipline: Product

Discipline: Product

Ever since its invention in 1816, the stethoscope hardly changed its form for 200 years, but now, we have rebuilt its design from zero and U scope has been born. By rethinking its shape and structure, we have successfully overcome issues, such as ear ache, neck pain and the lack of portability, that health personnel have been long troubled by. The tips of U scope are designed based on human engineering, which realizes an ideal shape that fits perfectly in one’s hands without thinking twice of the grip. This is an entirely new stethoscope that will go beyond the expectations of all health personnel.

  • DATE OF LAUNCH 2016

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME 25 - 36 months

  • TARGET REGIONS Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, North America, South America

  • TARGET GROUPS Other target groups:: Medical

  • ASSESMENT CRITERIA Innovation / Autonomy, Usability / Ergonomics, Brand Identity

The stethoscope turned 200 years old in 2016, a true classic among medical instruments. The U scope by Classico is a redesign of this original, from the ground up. It retains all the essentials of a stethoscope, yet catches people's attention with a simple and elegant formal approach. There are just enough engineering details to turn an everyday clinical tool into a cherished companion for healthcare personnel.
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Client / Manufacturer

Classico

Classico, Inc.
Tokyo, Japan

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Design

YOSHIO GOODRICH DESIGN

YOSHIO GOODRICH DESIGN
Tokyo, Japan

Design

Classico

Classico, Inc.
Tokyo, Japan

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