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LifeHive / Wearable Device for Elders'' Fall Protection

LifeHive
LifeHive

Discipline: Product

Qualified
for the Final Jury

LifeHive
LifeHive
LifeHive
LifeHive
LifeHive

Discipline: Product

Qualified
for the Final Jury

Aging is the hallmark of 21st century, while fall injuries are a major threat to the elders. We invented a novel wearable device for active fall protection. In case of a risky stumble, the cushion system is quickly unfolded to protect the fragile hip femur and lower spine. Unlike the conventional airbag-based cushion design, our foldable beehive-like structure which can be easily folded back and use again. Inspired with origami, we ingeniously hide a sizable hive in an ultra-slime space, and can bloom like a flower instantly. This simple design provides a safer solution for fall protection and is more economical and light-weighted as well.

  • DATE OF LAUNCH 2021

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME 13 - 24 months

  • TARGET REGIONS Asia, Europe, North America

  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User

Client / Manufacturer

Suzhou Youxing Health Technology

Suzhou Youxing Health Technology
Co., Ltd.
Suzhou, China

Design

Suzhou Youxing Health Technology

Suzhou Youxing Health Technology
Co., Ltd.
Suzhou, China

Xiaoqing Zhao