Your time is precious don’t waste it sitting in your car. Accu allows you to conduct any activity in your car and adapts to suit. Accu is the next generation of automotive interiors, find out more bellow. Accu is a self-adapting seat designed to facilitate alternate tasks whilst using an autonomous vehicle. With current autonomous cars featuring conventional vehicle layouts users are confined to one seating style. Accu allows users to transform their seating style to suit the task at hand, whether that be working, relaxing, taking a nap, or reading a book.
Floodline is a temporary flood barrier designed to shield houses and buildings during a flooding event. The barrier is 1.7m tall and is designed to be deployable on uneven and sloped terrain. Made from a single piece of aluminium Floodline can be assembled by a single person with little training and large spans can be erected quickly. The design is simple in appearance and application, however is complex in detail needing to be; strong, lightweight, adaptable for terrain, stackable, and cheap. The design won a university based design competition and was selected by a Sydney based company for further development and manufacture. The design was featured on ABC News and QUT News.
Global citizens face many problems whilst traveling with cooking being a significant one, Nomad aims to give global citizens a way to cook and cool safely, quickly, and cheaply whilst traveling. The Nomad is intended for a release date roughly 5-10 years in the future and incorporates technology suitable for this release date. A young professional as a global citizen with a heavy work schedule often has little time for food preparation, cooking, and cleaning up, causing them to spend large amounts of money on eating out. Nomad aims to provide young professionals who are constantly on the go with the ability to cook a snack whilst tackling work related tasks with minimal affect to day to day activities.
The backtrack posture tracking device is a wearable monitor with an accompanying wrist display to track and log the shape of the user’s spine. Unsurprisingly poor posture is directly related to back pain. Participants who contributed to first hand research professed that they believe they have poor posture and have taken action to fixing it without seeking professional medical advice. The selected user for this project was a 35 year old I.T professional who is self aware of the problem. As the person is self aware they strive to know as much as possible about the state of their life. This product aims to for fill this desire focusing directly on posture.
Clippa is a single use drug testing kit that is quick and easy to use. This product aims to provide a convenient and effective method to test the purity of recreational drugs. In the past 5 years 82 Australians aged between 18-25 have died from using ecstasy. Of these deaths, 77% were found to have no MDMA the active ingredient in ecstasy. Clippa is designed to be used on site giving the user an indication on the drugs contents and stop the consumption of pills containing dangerous chemicals.
The selected system is an electric bicycle network within Brisbane CBD. The system revolutionizes metropolitan transport and transforms Brisbane into a cycle centred city. The aim is for commuters to adopt active transport such as walking and cycling. The proposed system introduces a large number of low powered electric bicycles within the 5km area surrounding Brisbane. Electric bikes are coupled with an intricate bicycle road network for e-bike users and conventional bike users. The e-bike system named “BrisBike” is a subscription based service where users pay a monthly fee in order to use the network.