P!LLPAL: The P!LLPAL system is a bracelet that stores medication and notifies the wearer when it’s time to take his or her medication by vibrating and dispensing pills.
2nd - Instalert
The Instalert system allows users to be notified via alarms and text messages when cabinets containing dangerous material are opened by small children.
3rd - FindMe
The FindMe system allows users to track important or commonly used items and automatically alerts the user when he or she forgets those items when leaving home.
The Cook Guard system uses humidity sensors to detect when food is in danger of being burned and automatically adjusts the heat settings on stoves to prevent overcooking.
The FeedMe system is an automatic pet food and water dispenser that allows users to feed their pets even if the owners aren’t home or simply forget.
The Footprint system tracks walking patterns around the home via pressure sensitive tiles and preemptively controls electronics in rooms in which the user is occupying.
People's Choice Award - LunarWalk
The LunarWalk system prevents injuries caused from sleepwalking by alerting “guardians” when sleepwalkers trigger a motion sensor. This project aims to reduce over 10 million annual sleepwalking injuries.
The Homebase systems uses paired cubes to remind family member to stay connected in person. When the cubes are activated, family members are invited to join together and spend a few moments of their day in a shared space.
The HydroHome system uses a motion sensing shower-head to dispense less water when the user steps away and more water when the user gets closer. HydroHome aims to reduce water consumption by as much as 66% per shower.
The OmniSense system allows users to remotely track their personal food inventory via sensors stored in closets and pantries. This information can later be accessed on an accompanying app to create personalized, real time shopping lists.
The Sunflower system uses motion and sunlight sensors to adjust blinds and lights around the home. This project aims to reduce the user’s carbon consumption effortlessly and unconsciously.
The Urimax system allows for easier, passive blood sugar level testing by using high resolution cameras and ketone testing strips. The information gathered is later stored in an accompanying app.
The Delight system controls the intensity and color of light bulbs around the home based on the amount of ambient sunlight in the room. These lights can also be controlled manually via slide adjusters and audio sensors.