Unsupported browser

You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

Sign up for an Award

Participate with your entry in one of our professional or student awards.

Sign up for an award

Sign up for a Profile

Create your own profile and publish it in the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE.

Sign up for a profile

Learn more:

iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE (free of charge)

Present your project for free and win your share of EUR 50,000 in prize money.

Publish your project

Life Markers / Rescue robot

Life Markers

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_02 2017

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_02 2017

After an earthquake, roads are often damaged, which means that rescue workers cannot get to the disaster area to rescue people quickly enough, wasting valuable rescue time. ‘Life Markers’ are UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) that search for survivors and reduce the rescue time by using UAVs to scan the ruins. If signs of life are detected, the UAV marks the spot by spraying red circles on the ground through its nozzles. Rescue workers can then rush to that particular area to search for survivors and to rescue the injured people more quickly.

A bit like cell phone detection software...but worth further development
Jury-Statement
Love life, love design!
Winner Statement
University

Wuhan University of Technology

Wuhan University of Technology
Wuhan, China

Wenxin Xu,
Wuhan University of Technology

Xuexin Oyang,
Wuhan University of Technology

Zijian Wang,
Wuhan University of Technology

Kai Ye,
Wuhan University of Technology

Go to profile