How might we empower unexperienced users to confidently use a screwdriver?
Precision Screwdriver with Guidance
Wouldn't it be nice, if you could start a model making hobby without worrying, that you cannot use the tool properly? Aino is a screwdriver for beginners and average users. With light and sound feedback it guides you until the screw is perpendicular to the surface you want it to be turned into. Literally everyone can use Aino.
Umeå Institute of Design // Parametric modelling course // Consumer tool // 5 weeks // Single project
Solving the problem
GUIDANCE TO ACHIEVE PERFECT RESULTS
Turning a screw perpendicular into the wall is not always easy. Now, light feedback enables the user to a controlled usage. The outer circles indicate when the screwdriver is angled in a wrong position and not perpendicular to the surface. If the middle ring lights up, your screwdriver is in the perfect position.
COLOR AND TRIM
The new "Quantum" line from FISKARS is focusing as cork as a handle material. It is a very suitable material to this concept due to its comfortable feeling.