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FlashPak / Lifejacket Design, Safety Design

FlashPak
FlashPak

FlashPak is a smart survival apparatus installed on lamp posts to make life jackets easily accessible to people in areas that are at high risk of flooding. As an emergency unfolds, victims can easily access the lifejacket by pulling on the bottom tab of the housing unit. By utilizing their natural buoyancy, FlashPak allows life vests to rise to the water’s surface so they can be reached regardless of how high the water level is. It can also strap to other FlashPak to help group stick together, making victims easier for the rescue team to find them.

University

Pratt Institute

Pratt Institute
Brooklyn, United States

Yaokun Wu,
Pratt Institute