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Hanging Clothes with One Arm / clothes-hanging assistive device

Hanging Clothes with One Arm
Hanging Clothes with One Arm

According to 2009 WHO report, the disabled people accounted for 10% of the world's population.In addition to disadvantaged groups, there are congenital disabilities.

There is no suitable device for one-handed people putting clothes in order or hanging clothes. Besides, most of these people belonging to disadvantaged minority don't have drying apparatus, the weight of moisture clothes increase the difficulty of hanging clothes. In view of this, the innovative design put forward to help theses people finish clothes-hanging alone.

The product is light, easy to carry, and easy to demolish. Walls, glass, windows, and other flat environment all can be applied under this product. Furthermore, the design also can bring out for traveling.

According to the characteristics of hanger, the design was developed for one-handed clothes-hanging. Through usability tests, the design was verified to save up to 60% of the time in comparison with existing approaches.

University

National Cheng Kung University

National Cheng Kung University
Tainan city, Taiwan

Ding-Bang Luh

Design

National Cheng Kung University

National Cheng Kung University
Tainan city, Taiwan

Elena Carolina, Li Mu-Hsuan Luo