Smart Wellness Walking Stick

Short Description:

First smart walking stick protects elderly users from airborne virus and hand contamination, makes the microenvironment safe during walks and improves the quality of elderly’s life. Its built-in UV self-disinfection handle can kill 99% bacteria and its smart bi-polar ions air purifier can inactivate airborne virus.

Organization: Design Thinking Innovation Lab Innovator(s): Lincoln Lam, Giulia Lam Category: Healthcare/Fitness Country: Hong Kong

COVID-19 is spread through droplets and surfaces. Our invention is the first design integrating environmental health protection into walking assistance tools. Its UV light handle with Photocatalytic Automated ultraviolet disinfection can kill bacteria effectively. The built-in smart air purifier generating negative ions can effectively remove atmospheric particulate matter (PM2.5) and other pollutants. Our smart system (Purifier, senor and air monitor) automatically keeps track of air quality making it hassle free and user-friendly for elderly users.