sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Boats for Sale MarineBusiness-World Sail-World Racing Cruising Int Magnetic Is RW Photo Gallery FishingBoating
Sail-World.com : Seasickness glasses wins DAME award
Seasickness glasses wins DAME award


'Nominated for a DAME award for innovation'    .

One of our recent 'Products of the Week' was the strangely-named Boarding Ring, and it has now won a coveted DAME Award, the world's number one international design competition for new marine equipment and accessories.

One of the scourges for those who wish to go to sea is seasickness. Even the most experienced of sailors can be overwhelmed at times. Now a company which has created an amazing new solution has won a DAME Award, in the category of 'Clothing ad crew accessories.

The Awards, for innovative new products, have enormous industry prestige and a worldwide commercial impact. To win the DAME is the ultimate accolade for companies and innovators, and all the nominations for the award are seen as trendsetters for the next generation of product development.

Here is what the judges had to say about Boarding Ring: Category: Clothing and crew accessiores:
Offered in several models including child and sunglass versions, the common feature of boarding ring glasses is that they provide a virtual horizon in the peripheral field of view of the wearer. They are used to cure motion sickness when symptoms appear. All models except the sunglass type can be worn over prescription lenses. The Jury didn’t consider boarding ring glasses to be a fashion statement but also understands when you are sea sick that doesn’t matter! It welcomes the launch of an innovative solution, strong on functional design, which focuses on improving crew comfort at sea.


How do they work? The manufacturer explains that motion sickness is caused by a sensorial conflict between eyes and inner ears. The liquid levels inside the glasses show a 'virtual horizon' to the peripheral field of view, following the real motion which is felt by inner ears.

It is claimed that the glasses avoid, definitively and permanently, motion sickness. They also recommend that you should not simultaneously take medication, as this will negate the effect of the glasses.

Amazing? Yes, certainly and well worth trying for those who are afflicted. (ANYTHING is worth trying, as all those who suffer will agree.)

To learn more about the glasses, http://www.boardingring.com is the website and choose English language version.

To learn more about the DAME awards, http://www.metstrade.com/mets/innovation-awards is the website.


by Sail-World Cruising

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=117400

9:05 PM Fri 6 Dec 2013GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.







Sail-World Cruising News - local and the World

Canal Boating in the Alsace with the Galley Guys by Greg Nicoll with John Armstrong,




World ARC fleet arrives in Darwin by World Cruising Club,






Dangers of the Dinghy trip back to your boat by Rob Kothe & the Sail-World Team,






Where in the world are our strongest corals? by Hanny Rivera - Cohen's Lab,






Barnacle Busting by Neil and Ley Langford,




Polar research: Six priorities for Antarctic science by Mahlon C. Kennicutt II and colleagues,




































Risks to penguin populations continues by British Antarctic Survey,




ARC Baltic fleet head from Helsinki to Stockholm
Follow these tips when anchoring
Swedish couple rescued off Cook Islands
Elaine Fowler, RPAYC's first female life member elected
Refurbished Protector project 'better than buying new'
Galley Guys meet the Spice Lady
Discover science of maritime exploration at National Maritime Museum
Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club’s Jack Gale training centre born
Multihull Central launches Aquila range at SIBS *Feature
If all else fails read the instructions!!
ARC Baltic fleet cruising and anchoring in the Finnish archipelago
Phuket Yacht Show: new kid on the block taking on PIMEX? *Feature
Endangered species are like Movie Stars - Charlie Sheens and Tom Hanks
Vanuatu Customs making life easier for visiting cruising yachts
Multihull Central - Covering all the bases *Feature
Baltic 4 Nations rally is now in full swing
Flags at Sea, an infographic by John Tissott
Cruising lessons from ocean racers
Sydney International Boat Show - Day 2 *Feature
Marine Rescue volunteers celebrate new unit and $120,000 vessel
Procedures set out for waterborne visitors to Vanuatu   
17-year-old RNLI volunteer saves child in first rescue mission + Video   
Teen names latest RNLI Shannon class lifeboat in Poole + Video   
Fascinating opportunity with OceansWatch   
Pantaenius Insurance - being seen in yellow, green and orange *Feature   
Fake GPS signals detected when cruising the high seas   
Sydney International Boat Show - Changed conditions on Sydney Harbour   
Our new Cruising Editor editor remembers his first offshore adventure   
World Odyssey Race - Bringing back the Corinthian spirit   
Blue Planet Odyssey Rally - Raising climate change awareness   
Pacific Circuit Rally - 2015   
All Points Rally departs this November   
Gold Coast Broadwater no closer to welcoming supermaxis *Feature   
2014 Magnetic Island Race Week Cruising North - One for Poppy? *Feature   
World ARC 2014 reaches Australia   
A Mooring in Iceberg Alley   
Marine Rescue volunteers called to rescue out of fuel vessel updates   
Marine Rescue volunteers called to rescue second vessel out of fuel   
Boaters urged to speak up on 15%ethanol proposal   
Predictwind helps you pick the best time to depart   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph, contact the photographer directly.
XLXL WAS Cru SH
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT