Frugal Thermometer

Adapted to suit the situation, a simple thermometer for Africa
4TU Delft
4TU Eindhoven
4TU Twente
4TU Wageningen

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.

Partners

Industrial Design Engineering, Delft University of Technology

People

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

Contact

j.c.diehl [at] tudelft . nl

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.

Partners

Industrial Design Engineering, Delft University of Technology

People

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

Contact

j.c.diehl [at] tudelft . nl

Frugal Thermometer

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.

Partners

Industrial Design Engineering, Delft University of Technology

People

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

Contact

j.c.diehl [at] tudelft . nl

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.

Partners

Industrial Design Engineering, Delft University of Technology

People

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

Contact

j.c.diehl [at] tudelft . nl