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Qbake / ecoDesign: sphygmomanometer


The blood pressure meter “Qbake” developed within a project on the subject of ecoDesign.
The basic idea of the concept was to seperate the measurement module. Having ergonomic advantages, a new way of checking blood pressure developed. The measurement module is located around the wrist, whereas the technical components are in the handle. As a result, the user is able to orient it perfectly ergonomic. Moreover, it is easy to put on “Qbake” using only one hand.
All of the parts are assembled using plug connections. Therefore, it is easy to disassemble “Qbake” and to recycle all of its parts single-origin.


Hochschule Coburg

Hochschule Coburg
Integriertes Produktdesign
Coburg, Germany

Prof. Wolfgang Schabbach


Rathmann & Kern

Rathmann & Kern
Coburg, Germany

Julian Rathmann, Marcus Kern