• 2021–12–09 First prototype tested!

    ‘If the theater has such a smart toilet, then I can go there again’.  That is why we are working on with the Toilet For Me project! Belgian, Dutch and Polish teams tested the first prototype of a toilet system. Our findings relate primarily to safety and comfort of users as well as ergonomics, usability and legibility […]

  • 2021–09–01 Preparing user tests

    After successful integration and testing in the Living Lab of TUW three prototype units have been manufactured and are now going to our test sites in Poland, the Netherlands and Belgium. Testing of the first T4ME2 prototype will take place in fall 2021. The first unit has already arrived at Sanmedi’s showroom (see photo below). […]

  • 2021–02–28 Lift unit prototype

    In the living lab of Technische Universität Wien a first test installation of a T4ME2 prototype was set up in January 2021. This month Santis is finishing the first lift unit prototype for co-designing purposes. TUW has been using a lift unit from former iToilet project until the new lift unit prototype from partner Santis […]

  • 2021–01–20 Device for air quality

    The duration of time that people spend in the toilet and the risk to health posed by indoor air are the most issues that encourage researchers to conduct the study on indoor air. Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is a terminology of air quality within and around buildings which is pertinent with health and comfort of […]

  • 2021–01–20 Co-design in Belgium

    How to talk about the toilet experience in a respectful way? How the approach to hygiene has changed recently? How much of technology do we need? Such topics emerged during co-designing smart toilet in Belgium. Zorggroep H. Hart, a project partner from Belgium looking for a suitable offer for the elderly and people with a […]

  • 2020–12–03 Stakeholders share their opinion

    Business representatives and public decision-makers are primary customers for the system that will be developed in our project. We are therefore taking their needs into account, as well as any inputs for guidelines and recommendations on how to improve the product. Private or public organisations that are not necessarily in contact with toilet products and services, but somehow contribute to organizing or empowering them. Representatives of sport venues, […]

  • 2020–12–03 Testing in Poland completed

    We have completed the first stage of testing in Poland. 45 people participated in testing the toilet solutions available on the market. Among them, elderly people, people with disabilities and their caregivers. Participants talked about their previous experiences and fears regarding smart solution. They shared specific ideas such as waiting space next to the toilet room or […]