The mobile terminal case "Palmo" jointly developed with a company by Masayuki Sato (Professor, Faculty of Economics) of Senshu University (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo) Sports Research Institute won the 2015 Good Design Award Best 100 (* 1). Did. "Palmo" is compatible with Apple's smartphone "iPhone" series.It is made of silicon and has a shape like the number "8". By inserting your finger into the intersection, you can prevent the terminal from falling.In addition, since the terminal can be supported with one finger without grasping the main body, it is easy to operate with one hand. Manufactured by ECBB Co., Ltd. (Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo) and released in January 2015.

 During the development, Director Sato conducted a stress test on fingers and back by using a smartphone. It was found that wearing "Palmo" can prevent tendonitis and the effects on fingers, and reduce fatigue.The Good Design Award Jury evaluated it as "reducing user stress."Director Sato, who received the award, said, "We will investigate finger movements and make efforts to improve them. We will continue to attack various problems such as health and social problems from the standpoint of sports science." I told you.

In addition to Senshu University, the renewed website of Waseda University and the personal mobility "ILY-A" jointly developed by Chiba Institute of Technology with Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd. (Kariya City, Aichi Prefecture) have been awarded. ..
The award-winning products will be introduced at the "Good Design Exhibition 2015 (G Exhibition)" held in Tokyo Midtown (Minato Ward) from October 10th to November 30th, 11.

(* 1) The Good Design Award is the "Good Design Product Selection System (commonly known as the G Mark System)" established by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (currently the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry), which enriches people's lives, industries, and society for about 60 years. It is an award that continues to honor the design to be done.

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