There is nothing warm and fuzzy about cold medical equipment, making visits to the doctor a dreadful experience for children. The TouchWarm Stethoscope is an imaginative redesign of one of such apparatuses that has been modified with comfort in mind.
Todd Chou made the contact surface of the contraption heated so that it could feel nice on the skin of the young patient. But even more than improving the physical sensation that it delivers, the invention has been designed with additional charm. An interactive hub attached to the TouchWarm Stethoscope allows the toddler to press the button of his preference. The kid can choosing between a variety of cute animal icons that will be projected onto his or her chest along with the warmth.