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Mazu / Marine Rescue Drone

Mazu
Mazu

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2018

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2018

In order to save more time for the victims and reduce the difficulties of the rescue, Mazu was designed as a marine rescue drone for medium and small vessels. When the vessel is turned over, Mazu is sent up in the sky automatically and immediately,throwing life buoy to victims, and sends out a help signal simultaneously to notify.

The life buoy thrown by Mazu can float automatically and send out a signal with lights on, helping the rescue team to quickly find the victims.

When there isn't a shipwreck but someone falls overboard, Mazu can be sent out to manually search the location of the victim and throw a life buoy.

The Marine Rescue Drone lets you pinpoint people who have fallen overboard and throw lifebuoys at them at a distance they can reach. In the open sea and in difficult weather conditions, it is not always possible to send help from land. The product helps to extend the waiting time for rescue and minimize the risk of drowning. The design is closely related to the purpose, and the concept and style of the product is refined.
Jury-Statement
We are really honored to have received this reward. In the future, we will keep on trying our best to design our best work.
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University

Ming Chi University of Technology

Ming Chi University of Technology
New Taipei City, Taiwan

Yuhsuan Hsu,
Ming Chi University of Technology

Shuhao Chang,
Ming Chi University of Technology

Yunan Chen,
Ming Chi University of Technology