lyft head pro Post author By wrenchwebber Post date December 16, 2019 2 Comments on lyft head pro The design brief for this project asked to develop and design a head protection system for the publicly shared scooter systems that are growing in popularity in our urban areas. To also develop this system specifically with the ride-share company Lyft as a potential new player in this scooter market.Elements to take into consideration (i.e., potential pain points): • Fit a variety of head sizes and shapes• Sanitation between users• Storage of helmet when not in use• Accessing & returning helmet after useI chose to create a fictional (to my knowledge at least) branding of a secret design lab called Lyft Skunkworks. Initial direction went with a collapsible helmet that would reduce in size to fit into a container of some sort. Decided not to follow this route due to the inherent complexity and likely user-confusion in dealing with folding panels, fitment to head, and potential storage or retrieval challenges with container. Another solution involved a high-tech airbag headband. While simple, compact, and technologically viable one day, this solution would eliminate most vanity issues by not mussing hair, would require minimal education in wearing it, and be easily made sanitary through material choices. Continuing with the focus on the head protection system at large and the UX interface, the above drawings depict some of the helmet features and scooter mounting aspects. Various helmet styles were considered; most out of the traditional “Vespa” style as to feature an easily recognizable and familiar look for lowering the perceived “dork” barrier that many potential riders have. Helmet Choice Controlled through UI Helmet will present itself as available within the on-board User-Interface screen; prompts in the application will allow user to choose whether to wear the helmet or not. If helmet is not removed from storage pod, the helmet will automatically lock and the ride can proceed.Helmet strap includes a metal buckle that is magnetically pulled into the center of the storage pod for easing the helmet storing procedure. Scooter Model with Helmet Storage Pod Helmet Pod with UVGI Sanitation ActivatedHelmet Stored on Pod When Not In-UseSanitation Solutions: Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) is a disinfection method that uses short-wavelength ultraviolet (UV-C) light to kill or inactivate microorganisms by destroying nucleic acids and disrupting their DNA, leaving them unable to perform vital cellular functions. UVGI is used in a variety of applications, such as food, air, and water purification. Another solution for maintaining a sanitary helmet interface is to incorporate bio-inhibitive copper compounds into pad material that exhibit anti-bacterial and anti-odor behavior through ionic release. Related → epoxy illumination 2 replies on “lyft head pro” Whoa! Your drawings are impeccable. Did you do this free hand in procreate? LikeLiked by 1 person Thanks! All of it is a combination of analog sketching, digital sketching in procreate as well as digital 3D modeling and photoshop rendering. LikeLike Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.