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.
Industrial Design Engineering, Delft University of Technology
Jan Carel Diehl
Researchers: Jan Carel Diehl, Ana Laura Santos, Ria Reis, Niel Chavannes
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
j.c.diehl [at] tudelft . nl