Urban areas tend to be warmer due to the replacement of natural land cover with buildings and other infrastructure that retain or produce heat. These buildings also restrict wind flow which leads to heat stress.
AERO works by targeting pulse points which are areas where blood vessels are close to the surface of your skin. Cooling these areas allows the body to lower temperature through evaporation of sweat. The neck is one of the most effective areas and is the most convenient for the purpose of cooling yourself.
A functional prototype was developed with all the electronic components such as batteries and motor fitted into a 3D printed housing.