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SafeXract Mining Co.

Connected Mining Safety Helmet
At a glance:

South African based SafeXtract sought out Design 1st to help transform a need to improve safety of miners by monitoring their health and location using a connected mining helmet. A fast low cost minimum-viable-product (MVP) prototype was needed to attract investment and assess the acceptability of the new concept idea.

Product System Level Design
Early Concept Sketches of Mining Helmet
3D Concept of Mobile Satellite Unit
Functional Prototype Unit Build
First Volume Manufacturing Unit Build
C-Com Mobile Satellite Product Launch