Contraband Recorder Helps Those In Need Capture Captive Conversations

Contraband Recorder Helps Those In Need Capture Captive Conversations

Designer Marianna Mezhibovkaya created the device to help prison inmates capture crucial evidence of abuse

Yi Chen
  • 26 october 2016

Marianna Mezhibovkaya, a designer completing her master’s degree at the School of Visual Arts in New York, has imagined a device that could tackle the issue of inmate abuse at the hands of correctional officers. Misconduct and excessive force against inmates has been a reoccurring problem that receives little media attention. Mezhibovkaya studied a catalog of products that prisoners are allowed to own, which include transparent personal radios but not recording devices. Soon, she came up with a prototype gadget called Chronicle, which is essentially a recorder disguised as a radio.

Access this article for free
Fill in your email below and you'll gain access to this article while also receiving a number of membership features as part of a special 30-day trial.
*Already a member? Log in here

Learn About Our Membership Services

Need Research Help?
As a member you can ask us any research questions and get complimentary research assistance with a 4-day turnaround. Reports inclde stats, quotes, and best-inclass examples on research topics.
Remain Informed & Strategic
We publish several trends reports each month. By becoming a member you will have access to over 100 existing reports, plus a growing catalog of deep topical analysis and debrief-style reports so you always remain in the know.
See Trends Come To Life
Meet your peers and immerse yourself in monthly trend and innovation webinars and discounted conferences.
No search results found.