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Door-Pedal / Door pedal

Door-Pedal
Door-Pedal

This innovation is a door opening assistant developed to attach onto a general door lever and conduct linkage operation by foot pedaling. This design provides a friendly entry solution for those who are with permanent or temporary hand disability. The innovation allows users to step on the pedal, link the lever, and then open the door. It is suitable to install the design with public doors, especially in the hospital. It could reduce hand touches through door knobs or levers and improve sanitary conditions for living environment. Besides, in some fire situations, people could pedal-open the door for leaving and get rid of hand scald.

University

Shu-Te University

Shu-Te University
Kaohsiung County, Taiwan

Chyun-Chau Lin

Design

Shu-Te University

Shu-Te University
Kaohsiung County, Taiwan

Yu-Cheng Wang;Hsiao-Chi Yu