Consumer Products

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), repetitive strain injuries, also called Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSDs), are the nation’s most common and costly occupational health problem. They represent 50% of all lost workdays and cost U.S. companies more than $61 billion per year in lost productivity.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly two-thirds of all occupational illnesses reported were caused by exposure to repeated trauma to the wrists, elbows and shoulders.

You may be familiar with the 'risk-factors' associated with injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis or back strain. These injuries are due to small, repeated traumas to the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system when the job does ...

Aquapod – a personal care domestic system

This system, based in a plastic cylinder inside a square area, allows in a minimum space, 1.20 by 1.20 m, height 2.40 to perform in total ergonomic protection, all functions related to personal care. While the user will stay in the cylinder, totally plain and without dangerous edges or straight corners and volumes, in the corners left between the cylinder and the square volume, all fixtures will be integrated by different groups and will pop out as needed.

The four corners are for the following functions:
1-Toilet , urinal and service container
2-wash basin , bidet and container
3-foldable seat an container
4-Closet for shower support
5-Shower system integrated in cylinder



Laptops are becoming the most common form of personal computers. We all subject them to heavy downloads, enthralling games and other busy computing. When we are in to the above such usages we fail to maintain the laptop battery. The laptops are let to charge even when the batteries are full, affecting the battery performance and also drawing vampire power.

A typical laptop charger consumes around 65 watts of power during charging of the laptop battery and consumes around 25 watts ...

The severe weather [or hail] cover is a protective cover for the prevention of hail damage to automotive vehicles, consisting of an array of multivariable flexible bows or staves about a central pivot point and a cover of tensioned rip-stop fabric. Attachment to the vehicle is by means of mechanical latching, magnetic or suction devices, hook and loop and / or proprietary devices. The central pivot assembly is able to be adjusted to various vehicle widths and provide clearance of any vehicle projections such as outside mirrors. Adjustment is also incorporated into the central pivot assembly for vertical alignment to accommodate the profile of the shape of various vehicle sculpting.

To prevent the cover from being taken from vehicle ...

The BABY IN-VEHICLE monitor is designed to make sure a baby is never left in a vehicle again. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the temperature within a vehicle on a 78oF day can climb to 100oF in just 3 minutes, and as high as 125oF in less than 8 minutes. A child’s body temperature can rise 5 times faster than that of an adult.

In the U.S. alone since 1998, there have been more than 600 accidental deaths due to heat stroke from guardians leaving a child in a vehicle. According to statistics, there is little correlation between age, gender, income of a caregiver. It is imperative that some type of monitoring method be used to ...

Last year in the summer of 2013, 15 children died in the backseat of a hot car. Accidentally forgotten by their parent, they died alone and confused, terrified, and crying for someone - anyone - to come and get them. My invention, the Backseat Baby Alarm, is a device to prevent these needless deaths from happening. What inspired me to pursue this as an individual inventor/tinkerer is anger. I am angry that the entire automobile industry and moreover, the entire baby products industry has just stood by as these deaths happened year in and year out every summer like clockwork without the slightest concern on their part, at least if one measures concern in terms of real effort and ...

Whether it’s in the elementary school playgrounds, or the NBA sports arena, basketball is played across the country. No matter what level of play, one question is always asked by every player “how well did I do?” The answer comes in many forms, but the most common answer is to rattle off statistics, i.e. “I had six points, two assist and a block.” While this is usually a good measure of a player’s performance, very rarely are these quoted statistics accurate. Indeed it is extremely difficult to both keep one’s head completely focused on a game and at the same time keep a running tally of one’s personal statistics. B-Ball stat system eliminates this problem. It accurately and efficiently ...

The idea is to merge the mechanism of a bicycle stand to a lock in order to facilitate the convenient parking and locking of a bicycle. The mechanism comprises of a rod slipping inside a hook with top of the rod and the hook has a facility to be assembled as a lock.

It will reduce the customer effort and will make the parking and locking of a bicycle more convenient for customer. Since the kids are generally careless enough to leave the cycle unlocked in hurry, this mechanism provides the automatic locking facility whenever the stand will be used. It can solve a major problem of College/student with the current locks and stands are ...

Introducing The Big Squeezzer and the little Squeezzer. The photo illustrates the prototype of the little Squeezzer and the drawing illustrates the Big Squeezzer. The Big Squeezzer will cut the package and then squeeze out all of the contents, thus performing two operations with a single item. This product will be used in all areas of the household; from the bathroom –squeezing toothpaste, to the kitchen; squeezing packets of fudge topping mix onto brownies. The prototype is made out of a single pair of thongs and should be able to be manufactured very easily. I envision these Squeezers to be dishwasher safe to make them easy to clean. This item will reduce the time to squeeze out the contents ...

Due to increasing digitization in recent years, computers and mobile phones are becoming very needy and useful electronics gadgets in our day-to-day life. The ability to store data is one of the greatest advantages in any electronic gadgets. Other than this internal storing ability, when data is to be carried along with the user or the user wants it to store externally, storage devices such as Pen drives and hard drives come into picture. With the increasing use of computers, the external storage devices are also gaining its importance because of its portability and light weight.

Pen drives and Hard drives, popularly known as USB flash drives, usually requires an intermediate computer for data transfer ...

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