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CADY project a top contender for design awards

June 25, 2020

As part of the MDE studio, the student team of Togo Kida, Hane Roh, Mitsue Guerrero Monsalve, and Yash Bhutada (all MDE '20), created CADY, a personalized coach in the form of a handle for a walking aid. Employing calm technology principles, CADY passes rhythmic vibrations to subconsciously guide a person's gait. A person can maintain their stride by matching their "comfortable walking speed" with CADY's haptic feedback.

The project won the "Student Notable Health & Wellness Award" from the 2020 Core77 Design Awards: https://designawards.core77.com/health-wellness/...

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