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Linkage / Wearable and mobile app

Linkage
Linkage

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2017

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2017

In today’s world retired senior citizens lack the attention and warmth of their loved ones. These personas are not completely bed ridden or diseased but active old people who constantly feel the need to be connected to their family members and be socially active. Linkage is a communication system that makes life easier for the senior citizens and their families. It monitors daily activities of the senior citizens and sends alerts to the family members (via mobile app) in case of emergencies.

I think it could be interesting for people to have a strong line of communication with their aging relatives.
Jury-Statement
We are overwhelmed by jury decision on our design and concept. As a winner of iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD 2017 we feel very proud.
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University

MIT Institute of Design

MIT Institute of Design
Pune, India

Pranali Linge,
MIT Institute of Design

Swapna Joshi,
Tisch School of Arts, New York