“By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired.”

—Franz Kafka


APT is a service that allows apps to be discovered in the real world and not in an app store by delivering apps relevant to your location and situation. The service ambiently searches for relevant apps broadcasted locally or hosted in the cloud. These apps are filtered, ranked and distributed to individuals based on the user’s location and preferences.


Adam Rule
Zach Stiggelbout

iUGO: a shock-monitoring device

Shock is a life-threatening medical condition and one of the most common causes of death for the critically ill.

iUGO, pronounced “I you go,” is Latin for the word “connection.” It is a medical device that detects shock non-invasively, through a probe that attaches to the patient’s hand. iUGO can guide treatment decisions during the critical cascade of shock progression by transmitting wirelessly to a modular monitor.

Ethos- a prosthesis for Cambodia

Ethos is an artificial limb designed for children between 12-16 years in Cambodia. Made out of affordable, local material such as bamboo, the prosthesis empowers Cambodian craftsmen to build and repair prosthetic legs more easily to enforce the ideas of self-sustainability and cost reduction.

Special thanks to Matthew Medzegian from the UW Engineering Department & Daniel C. Abrahamson from the UW Medical Center.

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