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Toward Comfortable Smart Clothing: A Case of Creative Design for Health Monitoring

Ding, Wei; Jader, Zelaya; Yukari, Nagai; Guo, Xiao; Liu, Jing // 2016
Smart clothing can be beneficial for health monitoring. However, there still exists the
challenge of designing casual smart clothing that both accurately measure health parameters and
that ensure a ...

A CAPABILITY APPROACH BASED STAKEHOLDER ANALYSIS FOR THE BASE OF THE PYRAMID: A CASE STUDY OF THE FIREWOOD BASED COOK-STOVES

Khadilkar, Pramod Ratnakar; Mani, Monto // 2015
People living under $2 income per day, referred as Base of the Pyramid (BoP), face undesired situations like lack of nutrition, health, education etc. Design as a process of changing current ...

AN INVESTIGATION OF DIET APPS FOR ENHANCING PEOPLE'S HEALTH AND WELLBEING.

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Since inactivity and unhealthy eating are amongst the biggest health problems of our era, weight monitoring applications are becoming favoured options. However, in order to ensure people s health ...

Applying DSM methodology to rank risk of internal controls in critical infrastructure enterprises  (Members only )

Dister, C. J.; Jablonski, A.; Browning, T. R. // 2015
Global infrastructures (finance, health, energy) require the enterprises involved to have complex risk management systems. To verify that these enterprise risk management systems are working ...

DESIGN FOR ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS: USEFULNESS OF RE-USE?

Walsh, Edwin Peter; Daems, Walter; Steckel, Jan; Peremans, Herbert; Baelus, Christiaan // 2015
Due to an increased need for Assistive Technology (AT) applications, governmental interest into reducing the total cost of providing AT applications is growing. A commonly reported high rate of AT ...

DESIGN OF MEDICAL DEVICES FOR PRESSURE ULCER PREVENTION

Velasquez, Alejandro; Almonacid, Ana Maria; Jaramillo, Lisa Maria; Aramburo, Mauricio; Velasquez, David; Iza, Camilo; Zapata, Luis Miguel // 2015
This paper presents a stage-gate design methodology implemented during the design of two mechatronic medical devices for the prevention of ulcers in skin. Each product required the integration of ...

DESIGNING FOR THE DEEPEST NEEDS OF BOTH PUBLIC SERVICE CONSUMERS AND PROVIDERS; INNOVATION IN MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS RESPONSE

van der Bijl-Brouwer, Mieke; Watson, Rodger // 2015
Design is increasingly used as an approach to support innovation outside the traditional design domain, including the public sector. One of the design principles that is used in these so-called ...

DESIGNING WITH DAYLIGHT; THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DAYLIGHT AND HEALTH

Hauge, Bettina // 2015
Daylight is not only fundamental for architecture and renovations, modernizations and transformations of cities and buildings - it is fundamental for people’s well-being. This paper describes the ...

DESIGNING WITH PRIORITIES AND THRESHOLDS FOR HEALTH CARE HETEROGENEITY: THE APPROACH OF CONSTRUCTING PARAMETRIC ONTOLOGY

Eivazzadeh, Shahryar; Anderberg, Peter; Berglund, Johan; Larsson, Tobias // 2015
Designing for complex health care environments needs to address heterogeneous, competing, or even contradicting requirements expressed in different wordings and levels of abstraction by various ...

DoD Predictive Program Management  (Members only )

Ruzzo, A. // 2015
This paper describes and demonstrates a proof of concept for a Predictive Program Management artifact for large Department of Defense (DoD) platform acquisition programs of record. The artifact’s ...

FUTURE INDUSTRIAL DESIGN SPECIALISATIONS: A CENTRE FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPOSITES

Trathen, Stephen; Pianca, Eddi; Montana Hoyas, Carlos; Shelley, Bill // 2015
This paper explores the potential to apply practice-led research findings to reforms in design
education. Recent research in design for sports highlights the need for optimum use of ...

Men – Missing in Menstrual Management Design

Murthy, L. // 2015
Few men have dared to tread into the arena of menstrual management design. A biological phenomenon – a body expulsion unique to women, menstruation is connected to every man – through his mother, ...

Project MIECO  (Members only )

Cipher, Mak // 2015
Shortage of energy from natural resources is happening globally. And here in Hong Kong, no more fuel can be generated locally start from 2017 per agreement with Government. And now the Government is ...

RAISING OUR GAME: CREATING NEW LEARNING EXPERIENCES WITH RESEARCH COLLABORATIONS

Loy (1), Jennifer; Reay (2), Stephen; White (2), David // 2015
Within the University sector, there has been concern expressed in recent years over the accreditation
of alternative higher education providers to deliver degree programs. This presupposes that the ...

REMEMBER TO REMEMBER: A FEASIBILITY STUDY ADAPTING WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY TO THE NEEDS OF PEOPLE AGED 65 AND OLDER WITH MILD COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT (MCI) AND ALZHEIMER'S DEMENTIA

Maier, Anja M; Özkil, Ali Gürcan; Bang, Maria M; Forchhammer, Birgitte H // 2015
Designing for a healthy life includes addressing the needs of an ageing population. The number of people aged 65 and older with mild cognitive impairment and dementia is rising. Whilst there is ...

STRENGTH MAPPING ALGORITHM (SMA) FOR BIOMECHANICAL HUMAN MODELLING USING EMPIRICAL POPULATION DATA

Miehling, Joerg; Wartzack, Sandro // 2015
Despite the increasing level of detail in biomechanical simulation, human models are not yet valid to represent specific individuals or populations. Therefore, the generic models need adaptation to ...

THE EFFECTS OF TRAINING BACKGROUND AND DESIGN TOOLS ON MULTI-LEVEL BIOSYSTEMS DESIGN

Egan, Paul; Ho, Tiffany; Schunn, Christian; Cagan, Jonathan; LeDuc, Philip // 2015
Biotechnologies could promote healthier lives through advancements such as complex multi-level muscle tissues. Here, cognitive processes among mechanics experts, physiology experts, and novices were ...

THE MATERIALITY OF COLOUR IN DESIGN EDUCATION: FUNCTIONAL CODES AND CULTURAL CONTEXT

Berg, Arild // 2015
Colour competence is often seen as a basic knowledge introduced in the early stage of product design
education. A knowledge gap was identified that required more advanced learning outcomes for ...

THE PURPOSE OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN DEVELOPMENT – DILEMMA OF ETHICAL & SOCIAL ASPECTS OF DESIGN BACHELOR AND MASTER PROJECTS IN LATVIA

Freimane, Aija // 2015
Industrial production is highlighted as the main source of development and well-being for the people. It is expected that design both as a process and the result helps to generate profit but ethical ...

The UIPC-Monitor Tool for Augmenting Idea Maturity with Proofs of Utility Innovation Profitablilty and Concept

Yannou, B.; Farel, R.; Cluzel, F. // 2015
A lot of work is done on ideation metrics but less is done for innovation metrics, i.e. monitoring an ideation process with the goal of augmenting idea maturity and increasing likelihood for the idea ...

UNDERSTANDING ENGINEERING PROJECTS: AN INTEGRATED VEHICLE HEALTH MANAGEMENT APPROACH TO ENGINEERING PROJECT MONITORING

Snider, Chris; Gopsill, James A.; Jones, Simon; Shi, Lei; Hicks, Ben // 2015
Due to heterogeneity in engineering projects and the contexts in which they occur, it is challenging to develop generic methods for monitoring and management. Particularly in large projects, high ...

USER INVOLVEMENT IN DESIGN OF HEALTH CARESERVICES

Forshaug, Ann Kristin; Sigurjónsson, Jóhannes B // 2015
During the last decade, industrial designers have entered the arena for design of health care services in cooperation with health professionals. Parallel to this, user involvement has been recognised ...

WHAT DESIGN STUDENTS THINK ARE HOT TOPICS; AN ANALYSIS OF 20+ YEARS OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN MASTER PROJECTS

Boks, Casper; Baggerud, Bjřrn // 2015
This paper analyses the topic choice of all 286 final year master projects done at the Department of Product Design at NTNU. Master theses were categorized using five categories: primary focus ...

A Design Process for Creative Technology

Mader (1), Angelika; Eggink (2), Wouter // 2014
Creative Technology is a new bachelor programme at the University of Twente. Goal of Creative Technology is to design products and applications that improve the quality of daily life in its manifold ...

Boolean Searches

The following examples demonstrate some search strings that use boolean operators:

  • design community
    Find rows that contain at least one of the two words.
  • +design +community
    Find rows that contain both words.
  • +design community
    Find rows that contain the word “design”, but rank rows higher if they also contain “community”.
  • +design -community
    Find rows that contain the word “design” but not “community”.
  • +design ~community
    Find rows that contain the word “design”, but if the row also contains the word “community”, rate it lower than if row does not.
  • +design +(>community <decisions)
    Find rows that contain the words “design” and “community”, or “design” and “decisions” (in any order), but rank “design community” higher than “design decisions”
  • design*
    Find rows that contain words such as “design”, “designs”, “designing”, or “designer”.
  • "some words"
    Find rows that contain the exact phrase “some words” (for example, rows that contain “some words of wisdom” but not “some noise words”). Note that the " characters that enclose the phrase are operator characters that delimit the phrase. They are not the quotation marks that enclose the search string itself.

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