Bringing to light an underlying feature

A project log for Solar Scare Mosquito 2.0

An IoT device to monitor and prevent epidemics such as Malaria, Dengue and the Zika Virus.

pranavPranav 10/05/2020 at 13:440 Comments

While we are firm believers of the philosopy "Form follows function", we try to embed aesthetics into every detail of our solution. 

The device lid with the solar panel is magnetically attached to the body, and can be removed and positioned away according to the availability of sunlight around the water body. 

Under this lid, is a second lid which is etched with an artistic design of a lotus. At night, this lid is backlit with blue light, to evoke the image of a floating blue lotus on water. 

Besides the visual effect, we chose to embed the blue lotus design since it has an esoteric symbolism in almost all ancient cultures, be it Egyptian, Buddhist or Hindu. 

For the curious ones: