Authors

Inspiration

As the virus COVID-19 is spreading and people are getting more and more aware of the importance of disinfecting inside-surfaces, outsoles could be ghost carriers of the virus due to its morphology. Experts are even calling shoes a “breeding ground” for germs.

What it does

The product disinfects the outsole of a shoe via a mechanical system and starts with a push.  The system can be placed at the entrance of retirement homes, gyms, kindergartens, houses, institutions and businesses in general.  Watch the video for more details: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0GkE1qGpcg

Requirement

  • Mechanical conception
  • 3D-design tools: CAD - 3Dprinting
  • Knowledge in material science and chemical reactions
  • Challenge:  Simplicity and affordability
  • Challenge:  Possibility of both 3D printing and mass production
  • Challenge:  Utility of the product beyond the pandemic

Hackathons

Technologies

3dprinting, catia, solidworks

Devpost Software Identifier

257966