Edison robot Educational robotics
Edison is a programmable robot designed as a complete STEM teaching resource for coding and robotics education for ages 4 to 16. ARID supplied mechanical design, manufacture, quality control, logistics, packaging (including instruction graphics) and bulk packaging. The Edison robot received the Good Design Australia Gold Award.
EdCreate Edison robot creator’s kit
EdCreate is designed to work with the Edison robot. EdCreate enriches students’ STEM education experience through interactive engineering and programming projects. ARID supplied the design of the building elements and coordinated the tooling, packaging, quality control, assembly, and high definition CGI assembly graphics.
Bear Solutions Photocopier digital auditing interface and smart card reader
Key operated digital interface for photocopying machines and a smart card reading module for vending
machines. Used in universities, law firms and libraries, the photocopier interface facilitates cost recovery
from photocopying. ARID has continued to manufacture and supply this product for more than 10 years.
Microbric Ai2 Robotic toy
Designed as part of a daily sales promotion for the Adelaide Advertiser Newspaper, this programmable
constructed toy was designed and developed in Australia with ARID commissioning and supervising the
tooling and production in China.
Chief thermostat Digital electronic thermostat
The brief was for the design and specification of all mechanical and visual components for a control unit
for bench top electric cooking appliances. The design from concept to finished prototype were completed
in Australia, with the product tooling, testing and production produced in China.
Axeze keyless entry Electronic door lock
Easily fitted to most domestic and commercial doors, ARID designed and specified all components,
including instructions, packaging and corporate identity. The electronics were designed under our close
supervision. The Axeze keyless entry was awarded the Design Institute of Australia Award of Merit.
MEA GDot and Plexis Horticultural moisture monitoring system
Design and manufacture of environmental protective enclosures for sensitive electronic equipment used to monitor plant and soil moisture for wine citrus and other orchard crops.
Brivis climate control Air conditioning controller
The brief was for the design and specification of all mechanical and visual components for a control
unit for heating and cooling both domestic and commercial premises. Distribution was to be
Australia-wide and in the USA through Brivis Climate Systems.
Tomco impedance analyser Portable impedance meter
The brief was for the design and specification of all mechanical and visual components for the housing
and human interface of the instrument. A specialist field and laboratory test instrument used in
communication and radar construction and maintenance.
WIA tig inverter Portable tig and stick electric welder
ARID was responsible for the design, development and coordination with manufacturers and electronic
engineers. The product required the design of sheet metal, plastic and extruded aluminium components.
The rugged appearance and construction appealed to welders and site construction fabricators.