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OPlay - A Medical Product for Children with Asthma / Medical product for children

OPlay - A Medical Product for Children with Asthma
OPlay - A Medical Product for Children with Asthma

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_02 2021

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_02 2021

OPlay integrates a musical instrument with a medical device to help young asthma patients manage the twin functions of asthma spacer and peak flow measuring. For children with asthma, it can be hard to remember when to take their medication. Complex treatment and symptoms, like stridors, may affect their experience and even acceptance of therapy. By transforming the complex process into several simple steps, matched with lighting guidance and music feedback, OPlay turns a tedious therapy into a joyful recital by the child, thereby improving both their physical and mental health.

Having had asthma as a child, I can identify with this concept. It resolves the fear children have with medical devices through a fun interaction. It is aesthetically refined and well designed, which promotes a better experience for both child and parent.
Jury-Statement
Winning the iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD has been one of our dreams since we started studying design. On the way to chasing this award, we kept improving and shaping a better tomorrow through design. We are thrilled at the good news and we'll keep up the enthusiasm.
Winner Statement
University

Jiangnan University

Jiangnan University
Jiangsu Wuxi, China

Jieying Mo,
Jiangnan University

Jinxuan Yang,
Jiangnan University

Fan Wang,
Jiangnan University

Yue Deng,
Jiangnan University