Raising the alarm

May 19, 2000

(Photograph) - Robert Senior of the University of Northumbria is one of the winners of this year's Royal Society of Arts student design awards thanks to his novel "phone-fob" alarm design. The alarm hangs around the neck and can be used by wearers, for instance the aged or infirm, to signal for assistance from a remote helper. Mr Senior wins an attachment with Yorkshire-based Tunstall, a leading international supplier of alarms and emergency communication equipment. Photograph by CARO COMM

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