Handy

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Silver Award

14th International Design Awards 2020

The open source tool to slow the spread of COVID-19

CHALLENGe

COVID-19 has rapidly spread around the world and objects around us can accelerate virus transmission.

How can we safely interact with daily routines, avoiding to touch objects across public space, reducing the number of disposable items and protecting our health?

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solution

Handy is an award-winning multipurpose personal device, born as an open-source response to the COVID-19 pandemic, to allow contactless interaction with daily routine objects.

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HOW TO USE IT

Handy is a perfect everyday assistive tool to pull or push a door handle, to open the car door, to push a button, to easily hold grocery bags and much more.

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GET IT

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Handy is available as a large version, open-source, 3D printable, ready for DIY, easy to use for several tasks or for purchase as a small version, and a keychain to take always with you.

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what people say

Handy has received the prestigious Silver Award from the 14th International Design Awards competition and has been evaluated through scientific studies.

It was mentioned by the jury as a 'genius innovation' in the category Design for Society and for Social Impact.

More information at IDA Design Awards.