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Stroller Safe - safety braking device for stroller
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Engineering & Manufacturing > Product Design

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Jun 1, 2010

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  • Posted: Fri, May 28, 2010
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  • Start: Sun, Jun 13, 2010
  • Hourly Rate: $10 - $15 / hr
  • Hrs/wk: 20 | Duration: 1-3 months
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I would like to develop a device, prefferrably to be retrofit to existing strollers (baby prams), which is to act as a "dead-man-switch" or fail-safe mechanism.

The product would require a sensor to be mounted on the handle of the stroller (pressure sensitive) and a sensor to be mounted on the wheel which also acts as a braking mechanism on the wheel. If the handle has not been pressed for a predetermined period (say 2 seconds) AND the wheel is detected to move, the brake should be applied and an audible alarm sounded..

I will also need research done on the most suitable mounting methods to provide the greatest ability to retro-fit to existing designs.
Added 29 MAY 2010, 7:18 AM EDT
Based on the feedback I’ve had, and the common theme of the questioning, further clarification of my requirements is required..

My suggestion (or informal requirement) was to use a time delayed lock only when the stroller moves when not pressed (or pushed) ...

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