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Air cast / Air compression cast

Air cast
Air cast

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_02 2017

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_02 2017

This is an air-compressible cast that can be fitted quickly when a bone has been broken. By combining the air compression method of a blood pressure meter with a cast, anyone can fit the cast to their size very quickly. When a bone breaks, you need a cast in the right size, but a traditional cast takes a long time to prepare. This makes it difficult to react in an emergency. As a result, we have combined the air compression method of a blood pressure measuring device with the cast. So now anyone can be fitted with a cast in the right size very quickly.

This design is an innovative solution to a clear problem. The designer has covered the whole range of products needed for the human body, with the right choice of materials.
Jury-Statement
I am excited to be selected as one of the winners of the iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD 2017_02. I feel grateful to have been given the honor of receiving this award. I am very grateful to the judges who have chosen me and Professor Ahn, who guided me. Thank you very much.
Winner Statement
University

Incheon National University

Incheon National University
Incheon, South Korea

Hwang Seon,
Incheon National University