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icane (Concept Design)

YEAR  2019

TIME  6 months

TEAM  Yerim Gu  X  Taehoon Park

PROJECT ROLE  Lead Industrial Design

2020 IDA Winner

- Gold, Design For Society-Designs for Social Impact

- Gold, Design For Society-Design for Elders

- Silver, Multimedia-Interface Design

2020 A' Design Award Winner, Iron, Differently Abled and Seniors' Assistance Design

2020 Indigo Award Winner

- Silver, Interaction Design for Social Change 2020

- Bronze, UX, Interface & Navigation 2020

icane is the smart cane designed to assist users who need a second hand to get their destination, especially for those who have vision disorders or suffer from Dementia and Alzheimer’s diseases. icane has the capability to assist users once they set up their favorite or important destinations through their smartphone. The device utilizes AR technology for a special navigation system which detects, analyzes, warns objects on the screen to the users.