Smart bandage monitors wound condition
This sterile bandage contains embedded sensors that can transmit information from a wound to medical personnel. It could also begin delivering medicine while the wounded patient awaits treatment. This would be particularly useful in extreme accident cases where there are many victims and emergency responders must prioritise treatment.
These examples illustrate how interrelated design and function can be and reflects the belief of the Batelle Industrial Design group that design influences almost every object in our daily lives.