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DDSS / Diver Distress Signal System

DDSS
DDSS

iF concept design award 2012

DDSS
DDSS

iF concept design award 2012

A problem can quickly develop into an emergency in an underwater environment and once it does, every second until the diver is rescued is crucial to that diver’s survival. The DDSS provides for fast and easy distress communication, making all members of the diving group instantly aware of the emergency that a single diver is experiencing. Specialized alarms and light signals are used to communicate various levels of distress. Once activated, the DDSS functions as a beacon that guides the rescue divers to the victim, saving precious time and significantly increasing the victim’s chances of survival.

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Umeå Institute of Design

Umeå Institute of Design
Umeå, Sweden

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Design

Umeå Institute of Design

Umeå Institute of Design
Umeå, Sweden

S. Dogan Sekercioglu Gosha Galitsky Carol Tang

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