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Swim Guard / inflatable lifebelt

Swim Guard

Lebens(t)räume 2009

Lebens(t)räume 2009

“Swim Guard“increases the safety while swimming outside. This light weight rescue tool fits close to the person. In case of emergency it keeps the person with an inflatable lifting body over water, even when swooning. The design consists of a neoprene-belt with a compressed lifting body. When trigger the inflatable mechanism by a gas cartridge a GPS signal is send at the same time to rescue workers for a faster rescue. “Swim Guard“ gives not only athletics but also persons with age and illness-related restrictions (e.g. cardiac defect) the chance for fearless swimming in a lake without fatal accidents.


Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach am Main

HfG Offenbach
Offenbach, Germany

Herr Prof. Zebner, Herr Prof. Eckart

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Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach am Main

Eschborn, Germany

Steffen Reiter

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