The Stanford Center on Longevity today named “Ride Rite,” a student entry from Virginia Tech, as the first-place winner of the 2017-2018 Design Challenge competition. The team presented their unique computer-integrated bicycle handle to win the $10,000 grand prize, beating out over 75 entries during the course of the competition. Read more
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Brunel University (London) – A domestic saliva testing device which detects and monitors user’s vitamin levels on a daily basis to encourage healthy eating.
National University of Singapore – Kitchenware that empowers the blind to cook with confidence and dignity via tactile cues.
San Francisco State University – A device that facilitates gardening for all ages and abilities and promotes social engagement for a happier and healthier lifestyle.
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati – An AI-enabled desktop application which detects body gestures and uses exercises as a screen unlock device, building physical activity into the workday.
National Cheng Kung University (Taiwan) – A platform matching retirees to busy dog owners to help walk the dogs and trigger lasting connections in their communities.
University of Pennsylvania /Washington and Lee University – A personalized, adaptive learning app that uses advanced facial and body recognition technology to monitor posture in real-time and suggest corrections.
Virginia Tech University – A bicycle handlebar and interface that promotes a safe biking experience and practices for a broad range of individuals.
San Francisco State University – A platform connecting generations to foster independence and help overcome the dangers of isolation in older adults and teens.
The Stanford Center on Longevity today announced eight Finalists for its 2017-18 Design Challenge “Promoting Lifelong Healthy Habits through Design.” Now in its fifth year, the Challenge’s primary goal is to encourage a new generation of designers to become engaged in finding creative solutions that support well-being across the life span.