Frugal Thermometer Adapted to suit the situation, a simple thermometer for Africa
Through the absence of alternatives in many African countries a hand on the forehead is the way to measure a person’s temperature. Often with disastrous consequences. The Frugal Thermometer is a reliable, user-friendly and cheap alternative. Colors, sounds and emoticons indicate if, when and where people should seek medical assistance.
Jan Carel Diehl Industrial Design Engineering, Delft University of Technology
Researchers: Jan Carel Diehl, Ana Laura Santos, Ria Reis, Niel Chavannes I Contributing students: Alkisti Kokorikou, Casper Smits, Eleonora Ibragimova, Jingwen Yao, Lauran Paauwen, Enzio Lette, Karel Nguyen, Bas Linssen, Marloes Homburg, Pim Glastra van Loon, Frank van Boheemen, Olivier van Nieuwmegen
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