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CompanyYerim Gu X Taehoon Park
Lead DesignersYerim Gu, Taehoon Park
Prize(s)Silver in Multimedia / Interface Design
Entry Description

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.


Yerim Gu is a multidisciplinary designer based in NYC, USA and graduated from the School of Visual Arts. She is interested in Visual System, Digital Design, and Art Direction. Taehoon Park is an industrial designer based in CT, USA and graduated from the University of Bridgeport. He is interested in Industrial Product Design, Interaction Design, and User Interface & User Experience Design.

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A' Design Award
Indigo Awards