Hygienischer Türöffner

In zwei Wochen von der Idee, bis zu den ersten Installationen bei neuen Kunden inklusive Webseite Aufbau.

Eine schöne Geschicht, wie ein kleines Team ohne sich je einmal zu treffen den Clean Door Opener für und zusammen mit dem Schweizer KMU Unternehmen Lunor ein neues Produkt entwickelte.

Du kannst dich noch so anstrengen, es nicht zu tun. Völlig unbewusst greifst du dir um die 20-mal pro Stunde ins Gesicht.

Das war unser Start, hier bei uns Gebäude gibt es Türgriffe welche von allerhand Personen ununterbrochen genutz werden. Stell Dir vor du hast gerade die Hände gewaschen oder sterilisiert und öffnest die nächste Türe. Ohne an die Türfallen der öffentlich zugänglichen Toiletten zu denken.

Momentan während der Corona Virus Kriese mag das ein trendiges Produkt sein, aber was ist in den Zukunft?. Es ist jedesmal spannnend zuzuschauen wie oft sich die Autofahrer an der roten Ampel in den wenigen Minuten beim warten im Gesicht berühren.

Innherhalb weniger Tagen konnten wir die ersten Prototypen entwickeln. Einige Anforderungen waren von Anfang an klar. Der Türöffner muss aus Chromstal sein damit er einfach desifisziert werden kann. 3D Print oder Aluminium kamen somit nicht in Frage.

Eine gute Idee ist erst gut, wenn diese umgesetzt wird.

Das Produkt musste nun noch auf die Blechverarbeitung der Firma Lunor angepasst werden. Parallel dazu wurde die Webseite aufgebaut und ich fotografirte fortlaufend die Prototypen bis zum fertigen und serienreifen Produkt. Lunor kann nun pro Tag bis zu 500 Stück produzieren und ausliefern.

Mit bei diesem Projeket waren:
– Thomas Kull und Marco Alfare von der Lunor AG
– Björn Ischi Industrial Designer
– Jürg Kaufmann als Fotograf und ad interim Projektleiter

Mehr über das Produkt inkl. Webshop damit sie ihre Clean Door Opener direkt bestellen können. www.lunor.health

Wir möchten damit unseren Beitrag leisten, dass wir möglichst rasch zur Normalität zurückkehren können.

Mit dem Kauf des CleanDoorOpener unterstützen Sie den Werkplatz Schweiz.

Danke!

Art inspires and motivates

Art inspires, art motivates, we need art to remind us that life is worth living there is a life, a family, friendship and also an economy after the corona virus.

Art inspires, art motivates, We need art to remind us that life is worth living there is a life, a family, friendship and also an economy after the coronavirus.

In the last two weeks, I read so many articles and news about this virus. Somehow I struggle to accept the fact that we slow down the global economy because for something we are not sure but think it will be bad. Sweden is on a different strategy, will be interesting to see the results of it. We need more testing, but we s still think the real numbers of the infected person is ten times higher, but if they are ten times higher than the virus is not so lethal, etc.

By reading the statistics of the previous flues I see that Germany had 25’000 death in the 2017-2018 winter and the US had over 65’000 death. I’m confused, would like to argue but I can’t change the politics I can’t change the fact that we are all living hidden in our apartments in slow motion. I think by now we all heard all the different theories and arguments.

Yesterday I got a call from China, China is closing down again the movie theatre’s, KTV’s etc.

This morning a friend from Italy called me, he got a phone call from the hospital, his mother is not well, the fever is high up and he can go and see here any more. He told me with a firm voice once she dies they will put here in a spacial bag and cremate here.

For a few seconds, I thought about the photos of the army tracks in front of a hospital in Italy. 

I feel sorry, really sorry deeply sorry. we spoke about the family dinner we had last time all together in an Italian restaurant eating “fritto misto” mixed seafood. But we also realized this dinner is already many years in the past.

I’m not sure how many more of these calls we all will get in the coming weeks, sincerely hope not too many, hope not a single one.

For me, it’s time to make a jump if I could I would like to jump in the future with the same elegance Laetitia did it during the shooting.

Every time I look at this photo it motivates me to move on, leave the old world behind. Ok, I agree we can’t leave the corona-virus behind, not yet. But we can start to plan and organize for the post virus time.

Maybe I see the glass a bit more than half full but it’s time to move on.

Before we finish..there is one more thing:

The power of imagination is to enable us to see an alternative future where reason sees none.

I wish you a good week and plenty of energy and maybe this photo can motivate you to jump in the future.

From now on you can find this photo on Saatchi Art.

Jürg

Photographer: @juergkaufmann

Ballet dancer: Laetitia Bouffard

Limitted fine art prints https://bit.ly/jump_saatchi

Why is risk management so challenging for large organizations?

Chronicle of a announced storm at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Nobody wants to read a bad story of a storm at sea in these days. No worries, all went well but I learned a big lesson with this storm and this is worth sharing and to read in these coronavirus days

Chronicle of a announced storm at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Nobody wants to read a bad story of a storm at sea in these days.

No worries, all went well but I learned a big lesson with this storm and this is worth sharing and to read in these coronavirus days.

Click on the images to see more photos from the Rio 2016 Olympic games.

Rio 2016 Olympic Games Sailing 15th August 2016

We are at the daily media briefing, for us sailing photographers this briefing is mandatory as we work on the play of field during the event. Due to the nature of our sport we are very close to the athletes/boats while they are racing, actually even closer than the coaches.

We knew a storm will come over the Guanabara Bay, but we didn’t know how bad this storm will be. I remember that day I challenged the media manager asking why are you not briefing the media people about the upcoming storm.
We can shoot in storm but you need to be ready for it, clothing, life jackets, protection for the equipment, boat needs to be ready to etc.
They didn’t took it to serious, somehow I asked myself, maybe I’m too nervous or I simply see it bigger as it may be. But my weather forecast tools where clear.

All the boats left the harbor and went out on the racecourse anyway. It was a warm day no wind and the usual humidity. Looked like a boring no wind day.
Out on the Guanabara Bay, I did a few images about of the sugarloaf of Rio. While taking these photos I felt an uncomfortable calm, sometimes you have this Déjà vu feeling, it’s way to calm, something is wrong but you can’t find the explanation.

Brazil Rio de Janeiro August 2016 Marina di Gloria, Rio 2016 Olympic Games, ©Jürg Kaufmann go4image.com

A bit later we left the Bay to the outside course in the open sea.
Once after a bit of a ride we came close to the starting vessel and we found a fresh breeze but the wind was shifting a lot, I knew this can’t be any good.
I Looked at the clouds, was expecting a black big front coming in, but could not see any. The crew on the starting vessel/race management just had to cancel the starting procedure due to the wind shift.

Brazil Rio de Janeiro August 2016 Marina di Gloria, Rio 2016 Olympic Games, ©Jürg Kaufmann go4image.com

Suddenly, less than 5 minutes later the water flew horizontally over the Olympic racecourse the radio communication got more and more intense and around us, we could see boats capsizing, breaking masts and sails.

One hour later standing safe on the pier in the Marina de Gloria I asked myself, how this can happen at the Olympic games. What went wrong the best meteo specialist of the world where onsite at the Olympic games. I’m sure the information was available like it was for me already in the morning.

Yesterday Tokyo 2020 has been postponed, just had a longer conversation with my colleague Daniel Forster who is working in the Olympic circuit since the Summer Olympic Game 1972 and he doesn’t remember anything similar during all these years.

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I knew about a virus in China since the beginning of January, ⁠we even went to buy some Vitamin C pills, but who would have expected such a situation.
We humans are great we are intelligent but how comes that we make such mistakes once we work in bigger organization or teams.

I hope the world will learn what’s necessary out of this Coronavirus crisis. We know since many years that Climate Change is serious but we still struggle to take the necessary measures.

Many say the world after the Coronavirus will not be the same, I really hope we will learn the important lessons, hopefully also about climate change and make the right decisions for our plant and for us.