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Me463 Presentation Num 1

  1. 1. Ben Baker Karthik Bharath Kumar Johannes Ruf Sebastian Schillo Jessica Thompson
  2. 2. <ul><li>Member Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical Need </li></ul><ul><li>Motivation for Movement </li></ul><ul><li>Problem Statement </li></ul><ul><li>Market Research </li></ul><ul><li>Benchmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Problem Definition </li></ul><ul><li>Future Schedule </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Ben Baker - Recorder </li></ul><ul><li>Karthik Bharath Kumar – Procurement </li></ul><ul><li>Johannes Ruf – Nurse Liason </li></ul><ul><li>Sebastian Schillo – Progress Report </li></ul><ul><li>Jessica Thompson – Team Leader </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Most important features : </li></ul><ul><li>Good storage of devices and cables </li></ul><ul><li>Easy usage of medical device </li></ul><ul><li>Increase safety for patient </li></ul><ul><li>Modular, compact construction </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to maneuver through hospital </li></ul><ul><li>Light weight </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Possible Patients : </li></ul><ul><li>Amputees - legs or arms missing </li></ul><ul><li>Obese people – heavy weight leads to poor stability. </li></ul><ul><li>Old people – weakened body can lead to poor stability, high risk of falls. </li></ul><ul><li>Kids – support their movement </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Possible Problem Definition : </li></ul><ul><li>Crane to move people </li></ul><ul><li>Wheel chair improvement </li></ul><ul><li>From bed to wheelchair/bathroom </li></ul><ul><li>Walker </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Member Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical Need </li></ul><ul><li>Motivation for Movement </li></ul><ul><li>Problem Statement </li></ul><ul><li>Market Research </li></ul><ul><li>Benchmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Problem Definition </li></ul><ul><li>Future Schedule </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Need </li></ul><ul><li>Weaknesses of existing products </li></ul><ul><li>-> room for improvements </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Design mainly for hospitals </li></ul><ul><li>Limited reasonable functions </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>no approaches so far within that class </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Design an affordable device that will assist those weak of strength or balance to walk in a safe and convenient manner. </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>Member Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical Need </li></ul><ul><li>Motivation for Movement </li></ul><ul><li>Problem Statement </li></ul><ul><li>Market Research </li></ul><ul><li>Benchmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Problem Definition </li></ul><ul><li>Future Schedule </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>Due to current usage, the importance cannot be stressed more. </li></ul><ul><li>More than 34% Americans are obese and 32.7% are overweight. </li></ul><ul><li>Under 6% - “extremely obese” – NCHS (National Center for Health Statistics) </li></ul><ul><li>Focus definitely on obese people </li></ul><ul><li>Addition: Elderly people. Most elderly people need to walk to exercise limbs to prevent numbness. </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>Features: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Heavy Duty, suitable for patients up to 700 lbs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Height adjustable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Folds flat for storage. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>14.5 lbs. </li></ul></ul>Evermed Bariatric Dual Release Walker
  15. 16. <ul><li>Features: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Available in 5 sizes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Weighs 28 lbs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fall protection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sturdy steel design, bottom-weighted to prevent tipping. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Safety strap. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chair to catch user if they fall, or to rest. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>300 lb. weight capacity. </li></ul></ul>Merry Walker
  16. 17. <ul><li>Features: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4 large caster wheels. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Push to Lock Hand Brakes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Storage basket. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>250 lb weight capacity. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seat </li></ul></ul>Dana Douglas INFINITI 280 Rollator Walker
  17. 18. <ul><li>Member Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical Need </li></ul><ul><li>Motivation for Movement </li></ul><ul><li>Problem Statement </li></ul><ul><li>Market Research </li></ul><ul><li>Benchmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Problem Definition </li></ul><ul><li>Future Schedule </li></ul>
  18. 19. <ul><li>Product Weight: 10kg </li></ul><ul><li>Max Patient Weight: 200kg </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $300 </li></ul><ul><li>Collapse Size: 0.2 m 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Turning Radius: 1m </li></ul><ul><li>Volume Capacity: 0.03 m 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Brake Strength: 5000N </li></ul><ul><li>Height Range: 0.8 – 1.0 m </li></ul><ul><li>Number of Wheels: 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Width Range: 0.65 – 0.8 m </li></ul>“ Design an affordable device that will assist those weak of strength or balance to walk in a safe and convenient manner.” It should have the following guidelines:

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