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Der Trink-Controller / drink controlling device

Der Trink-Controller
Der Trink-Controller

The drink-controller helps to drink sufficiently and regularly, since it measures the amount of drunken liquid and displays it. The user is animated to drink. The stick turns into a measuring unit by twisting to a “V-shape”. Three piezo elements calculate the weight difference of a drink before and after drinking. A LED-display shows how much the user drank and whether he did it regularly. The stick comes along with a docking station that provides functions like drinking behavior analysis, data storage, personal setup and recharging. The drink-controller can be merchandised as a personal health/wellness device for health-conscious people.


Universität Duisburg-Essen

Universität Duisburg-Essen
Industrial Design
Essen, Germany

Kurt Mehnert
André Baschlakow



Kaltenengers, Germany

Design: Diana Elven, Sabrina Karthaus, Verena Simon Technische Unterstützung: CPE GmbH, Achim Flesser