The concept of a capsule that could produce a rapid decrease in oxygen level, and maintain a low CO2
level, the conditions
for a peaceful, even euphoric, death led to the development of Sarco (or ‘Pegasos’ as it is known in Swiss German). The elegant design was to create a sense of circumstance: of travel to a ‘new destination’, and dispel the ‘yuk’ factor which is as- sociated with plastic bag use.
The other design consideration has been to devise a lawful system that requires no specialised skills or involvement, no sourcing of difficult-to-obtain drugs, and no need for a doctor. Activation by eye-movement or voice-control means Sarco will also be able to be used by those with significant physical disability. See: https://exitinternational.net/sarco/
A short film explaining the concept, collaboration and build of Sarco is at: https://vimeo.com/333502917