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Electrolux

Hand tree

3 Stage - Visual Development

"Combining millions of personal air purifiers we can achieve the image of living in a forest"

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  • Hand tree - Stage - Visual Development
  • Hand tree - Stage - Visual Development
  • Hand tree - Stage - Visual Development
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  • Hand tree - Stage - Visual Development
  • Hand tree - Stage - Visual Development
  • Hand tree - Stage - Visual Development
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Expert feedback, stage 3

The visuals developed for this stage are well done and present the accessory in an appealing way. In the next stage we encourage you to look into air circulation physics; how much air is the appliance able to clean according to your evaluation? Good luck in the competition!

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2 Stage - Concept Development

Hand tree is a personal air purifier concept, which is cleaning the air around us with a wearable appliance accessory.

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The growth of cities and the rapid development of industry pollute our planet and the atmosphere around it. The population has a lot of problems with breathing. So there is a necessary for making a personal advice enough light and small sized for cleaning the air. Working at a principle of plants it takes the dirty air and returns purified one creating its own atmosphere around a person filling it with perfume fragrance of anyone’s choice.
Combining millions of personal air purifiers we can achieve the image of living in a forest. If every inhabitant in a big city would wear such a device, we would be all to breathe easily in a smoggy air.
The material of which the product made is specified by the type of the accessory and may be represented in a series of bracelets, pendants, belts and etc.

Expert feedback, stage 2

The development work has focused on the functionality development and explaining how the appliance protects ones personal environment when walking outdoors. In the visual development stage you could show what are the different operating modes of the appliance and also specify the materials.

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1 Stage - My concept

Hand tree is a personal air purifier concept, which is cleaning the air around us with a wearable appliance accessory.

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The growth of cities and the rapid development of industry pollute our planet and the atmosphere around it. The population has a lot of problems with breathing. So there is a necessary for making a personal advice enough light and small sized for cleaning the air. Working at a principle of plants it takes the dirty air and returns purified one creating its own atmosphere around a person filling it with perfume fragrance of anyone’s choice.
Combining millions of personal air purifiers we can achieve the image of living in a forest. If every inhabitant in a big city would wear such a device, we would be all to breathe easily in a smoggy air.
The material of which the product made is specified by the type of the accessory and may be represented in a series of bracelets, pendants, belts and etc.

Expert feedback, stage 1

Air cleaning in the form of wearable accessories is a relevant and inspiring topic – how could this be broadened? We would also like to see the concept more in a consumer use context basing on consumer insight – how would these insights impact the design and functionality of the concept?

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2013-06-06 | No Comments

The bangle «Hand-Tree» from gadget series «Tree» is a solution of ecologic problem with the air cleaning. It is working as photosynthesis in plants takes contaminated air and gives back clean air. The bangle has two type of work: Global and Local. With Local it hard creates zone of clear air around the user which helps to look after health. With Global it cleans air and safe power contributing to the purification of the planet’s atmosphere. “Hand-Tree” has also two modes of operation: Automatic and Manual. With Automatic mode it independently monitors environment, and changes the work types, depending on dust environment. Using Manual mode the user has control over the types of work.
The kit comes with gadget charger. Battery is charged wirelessly using the technology of Qi. Strong laminated body done from eco plastic Biograde and meets heath standards. It is able to withstand the stresses typical to this type of accessory. A lining of the strap done from leather-cloth. According to concept of Electrolux the logo of series is slightly amended and symbolizes the symbiosis of technology and nature.
Changing logo color on the touch pad indicates the condition of the filter. Changing color of body lighting indicates the level of pollution. The charge state of the battery is displayed on the screen and the menu. The filter and the battery are under the front panel. Change of types of work, operation and configuration of the bangle is carried out via the menu bar with the help of touchscreen. The menu consists of three steps: selecting and activating Local type, selecting and activating Global type and installation-specific settings of the bangle. Hand-Tree doesn’t have clasps and puts on hand thanks to high quality tSIL-10 silicone rubber between gadget body and bracelet. This type of rubber can be exceed the original size in many times without risk of tearing, subsequently obtains the original shape without distortion.