A cool concept. A bed for your pet that will help them keep their cool, literally.
The Porticos team was approached to redesign a non-functional cooling pet bed.
Product design: Engineering challenges overcome by critical thinking
An interesting concept that had several pieces and parts from the different components involved in the bed itself, analysis of dc adapter or ac power, how to keep the fan quiet, portability, and cost.
Then there were design challenges the Porticos team met with enthusiasm such as: how to simulate a dog in a computer thermal situation, what device to use to actually cool the bed, what the proper amount of cooling should be appropriate for a model-sized dog, and which materials would be most efficient.
Engineering consulting for Fido
This was another successful design completed with a pet bed that becomes cool to the touch in only a few minutes, and can provide enough cooling for even a 70-90 pound dog.
See more about the cool pet bed by reading the technical case study here.