“Ali” is a transportable automated pill dispenser designed to reduce the workload on informal carers and the social care system when managing medication.
The product is operated via a cartridge service that utilises NFC technology to program the user’s medication regimen and minimise human error in the organisation process.
The cartridges are to be returned to the manufacture at the end of their use to be cleaned and refilled. This sustainability initiative aims to reduce packaging waste and the incorrect disposal of excess medication.
The device connects to an app to facilitate ordering medication and managing stock levels. Furthermore, permissions can be shared to allow friends and family to monitor the user’s interaction with their device.
The simple user interface and notification system ensures it is suitable for users with decreased cognitive and physical abilities.
A series of prototypes were produced to ensure the cartridges accurately dispense a wide range of tablet shapes and sizes, whilst being suitable for mass manufacture.
I utilised coding to show: the cartridges can be effectively programmed through NFC technology, pills can be accurately dispensed, and LDR sensors can detect pills have been delivered.
A to-scale aesthetic model, including internal parts, was produced for user testing and to check the product could be effectively assembled.
This bracket was optimised for mass manufacture through FFF 3D printing.
A range of FEA and cost analysis studies were generated to create a functional and low cost solution.
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The device creates a stimulating shopping experience, whilst teaching children to manage essential and discretionary budgets. It also provides parents the opportunity to have financial discussions with their children.
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The device, in partnership with an app, helps to improve connection with colleagues, increase productivity and provide rest breaks reminders to create a successful work environment.