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

Blind smile / electronic product

Blind smile
Blind smile

Visually impaired people can’t feel others' emotions easily
rom their facial expressions,this could somehow become
a disorder for the blind to communicate with the world.
This special stick is designed to help blind people to feel
others' facial expression by different temperatures: warm
tells positive emotions, normal tells no emotion and cold
tells negative emotions. The temperature will change
according to the facial expressions the camera on the stick.
It would be a great encouragement when the blind feel warm
temperature and this could also help them to distinguish real
friends from false friends.

University

JiaoTong University

JiaoTong University
SHANGHAI, China

Design

Samsung Design Membership China

Samsung Design Membership China
Shanghai, China

WANG Yanyan, GUO Xinyan, WANG Shengshen, Wook Jin Han, ZHOU Shuya, LI Nian, TAO Ling, XIAN Yingzhu (SamsungDesignMembershipChina)