Model Solution honors student industrial designers

Model Solution has honored eight industrial design students across the U.S. for excellence in product design with its second annual Model One Awards. The company – which has its U.S. office in Milpitas, Calif. – helped the eight students verify designs for manufacturing and pick colors, materials and finishes. Model Solution created mock-ups and high-quality appearance models of

Could this at-home monitoring device make the elderly more independent?

A University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign student developed a home monitoring device that allows the elderly to live alone without families worrying about them, according to a case study from Model Solution (Milpitas, Calif.). Jun Young Park, a senior industrial design student led by professor Sung Too Shin, created the INCAIR at-home monitoring device to help

How a built-in refrigerator ice dispenser can dispense medication

An Arizona State University student recently designed an automatic medicine dispenser that could replace water and ice dispensers on refrigerators, according to a case study from Model Solution (Milpitas, Calif.). The device can dispense pills for two different users and gives audio and visual signals for the times that the users have to take their