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Hermes / EV car charging drone

Hermes
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iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2018

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2018

What if the battery of an electric vehicle runs out when you are out of town, and there is no ev charging station nearby? There are not the same number of ev charging stations like gas stations or lpg stations, so if you are in a situation of no gas, it will be difficult to solve. Carrying a battery in a vehicle might be useful, but not every driver is going to use a second battery.

So the idea is to charge electric vehicles' batteries with a drone from far distance.

Inserting the drivers location and ev information into an application brings the closest drone remotly to driver. When drone lands, the drivers put out a charging gun from the ev charge drone and charge their vehicle.

The EV car charging drone stands out with its very detailed level of design and presentation quality. A useful service, mainly for people who avoid the use of electric cars for fear that they get stuck with an empty battery. Hopefully, the increasing number of power station networks will change this mindset. Meanwhile, the EV car charging drone is a good and well designed solution.
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We are honored to receive the iF DESIGN TALENTS AWARD. The award has given us a lot of confidence and an opportunity to expand our abilities. Thank you to the people who gave this award.
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University

Konkuk University

Konkuk University
Chungju-si, Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea

Hyunjae Kwak,
Konkuk University

Gwanghee Joe,
Konkuk University

Inyeop Baek,
Konkuk University

Sukhyun Chung,
Konkuk University