Unsupported browser

You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

Sign up for an Award

Participate with your entry in one of our professional or student awards.

Sign up for an award

Sign up for a Profile

Create your own profile and publish it in the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE.

Sign up for a profile

Learn more:

iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE (free of charge)

Present your project for free and win your share of EUR 50,000 in prize money.

Publish your project

Braille Scanner / Expiration date scanner

Braille Scanner
Braille Scanner

When people eat foodstuffs or use cosmetics, expiration date is one of the most important information. However, expiration date expresses the date only by numbers, not considering people who are visually handicapped. Braille Scanner helps blind people to know expiration date easily and conveniently by indicating braille to them. When the user moves Braille Scanner close to an object, it scans the date and then it prints out braille sticker of expiration date. The user can stick the sticker on foodstuff or cosmetics, so he or she can know expiration date by touching the braille sticker.

University

Sookmyung Woman’s University

Sookmyung Woman’s University
Seoul, South Korea

Design

Ahn, Jiyoung

Ahn, Jiyoung
Goyang, South Korea