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NOA / Safety-shirt for water sport

NOA
NOA

NOA is developped for people who are keen on sports, in or on the water. The shirt ensures freedom of movement and safety. The new design appeals also to people who don’t wear life vests because of aesthetical reasons. It has an integrated, inconspicuous safety-system with two different air chambers: one as assistance with 50N buoyancy, the other as rescue with 150N.
If needed, the assisting part of the shirt can be blown up to support the user in several kind of leisure activities as swimming in a river or snorkeling.
In emergencies a floating body inflates automatically with the function of a conventional life vest.

University

Fachhochschule Nordwest Schweiz

Fachhochschule Nordwest Schweiz
Aarau, Switzerland

Christoph Holliger, Sebastian Stroschein

Design

Rüegsegger, Christa

Rüegsegger, Christa
Frauenkappelen, Switzerland

Rüegsegger Christa Allemann Ursina Schlegel Loraine