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2018

Good Design Award

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Award-winning item
WBGT Heat Index Meter [TC-300]
Business Owner
TANITA Corporation
Category
Health care items and equipment for home use
Company
TANITA CORPORATION (Japan)
Award Number
18G020122
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2018

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Outline

In addition to high temperature and high humidity, heat stroke is likely to occur in environments such as weak wind in the outdoors, heat (radiant heat) due to solar radiation or reflection from the road surface. Although it can measure only indoors or outdoors in the shade with a normal temperature and humidity meter, this product adopts a black ball type sensor which takes into consideration the influence of heat (radiant heat) due to solar radiation and reflection from the road surface, It is possible to measure the WBGT value (heat index) at, and it can check the risk of heat stroke during outdoor work or activity like direct sunlight. Portability has also been improved by making it smaller. Furthermore, it can be used all year round by attaching seasonal influenza attention function.

Director

TANITA Corporation Design Department General Manager Tatsutoshi Kobayakawa

Designer

TANITA Corporation Design Department Shigeharu Azuma

Market release pending
2018/6/1
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