News tagged with designers

Adaptive hydrotherapy wetsuit

This user-operated adaptive hydrotherapy wetsuit is for people with limited mobility, in particular paraplegic patients and the elderly. As water can minimize the impact on patients' joints and muscles during ...

dateMay 15, 2015 in Engineering
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Researchers study concept of design fixation

New research into the phenomenon of design fixation – allowing prior experience to blind us to new possibilities – may help in the development of new tools and strategies that help to stimulate the creative ...

dateMar 31, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Jumping, roly-poly, untethered robot described

A novel, fully untethered soft robot capable of repeated jumping is able to cover half a meter in a single hop-and-roll motion. The innovative design of this combustion-powered robot, based on a roly-poly ...

dateMar 09, 2015 in Robotics
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