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Klare Waage / mechanical kitchen scales

The product is a mechanical kitchen scales, which uses braille and is designed for vision injured people. The scales can be used by both visually handicapped and blinds. Both the functioning and the scale are mechanical, there is no electronic part in the product, so that it would be as cheap as possible. The mechanism is as by usual kitchen scales: the structure includes a spring, a rack and three gears. Most of the parts are made of plastic. During the reading, the scale can be fixed. There are two scale divisions on the scales, a flat script and a braille scale divison, which are moving on a spinnig disc during its spinning.

University

Budapest University of Technology

Budapest University of Technology
Industrial Design
Budapest, Hungary

András Varga

Design

student

student
Budapest, Hungary

Anita Kicsiny Bálint Héra Hajnalka Velekey