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Portable High-Rise Evacuation Kits

The Tinkerball Life Rescue Device Makes Escaping Danger Easy

— December 6, 2012 — Lifestyle
Those who fear being trapped in a high-rise building are going to be all over the Tinkerball Life Rescue Device. This conceptual lifesaver was created by designers Jiyoung Choi and Namsun Do. The Tinkerball is meant to be used in emergency situations involving large office buildings.

The conceptual device effectively acts as a self-contained rappel system. The Tinkerball Life Rescue Device can be used to bust through glass windows. Once the window is broken, the device can be attached to a fixed surface. There is a body harness and a line of cord that lets escapees safely rappel towards the ground. Skyscraper disasters are few and far between, but it's never a bad idea to plan ahead. That being said, it doesn't seem like the Tinkerball Life Rescue Device will go from concept to reality any time soon.
Trend Themes
1. Portable High-rise Evacuation Kits - The creation of portable high-rise evacuation kits provides a disruptive innovation opportunity for companies looking to improve safety measures and emergency response procedures in high-rise buildings.
2. Self-contained Rappel Systems - The development of self-contained rappel systems could revolutionize the way people evacuate from high-rise buildings in emergency situations.
3. Glass-breaking Technology - Advancements in glass-breaking technology provide an innovative opportunity for companies to improve safety measures and emergency response procedures in high-rise buildings.
Industry Implications
1. Construction Industry - The construction industry could benefit from the development of new safety products, including portable high-rise evacuation kits, to ensure the safety of workers and occupants in high-rise buildings.
2. Emergency Response and Rescue Services - Emergency response and rescue services could incorporate self-contained rappel systems and other innovative technologies to improve their evacuation procedures and response times in high-rise buildings.
3. Security and Safety Industry - The security and safety industry could benefit from advancements in glass-breaking technology and other safety products to provide better safety standards in high-rise buildings.
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