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Safe Touch / Smart device

Safe Touch

The hands of the people with a visual impairment substitutes for the eyes of them. They identify the shape of things and feel the condition using their hands. But, there are many cases that the people were harmed since they touched things which is very hot and seriously contaminated without their recognition. ‘Safe Touch’ is a smart product which came out to solve this problem. The two sensors on a finger sense the temperature of 70°C at which users might get burns, and the dangerous level of bacteria that has deleterious effects on the human body. people with a visual impairment can protect themselves from the dangers safely with Safe Touch.


Sangmyung University

Sangmyung University
Uiwang-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea