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Heart Hug / product & app design

Heart Hug
Heart Hug

Modern people became busier and isolated workaholics than ever before. Causing emotional arousal and stressors, requiring medicine when it worsens. Exposed to various stress levels everyday, caring stress and pain by feeling human warmth is necessary.
‘Heart Hug’ is self-care device inspired from positive emotion derived when hugging beloveds. Base on HRV(Heart Rate Variability), it senses heart rate and beat patterns to identify our stressors and bounces back in specific rates, leading hugger to synchronize their body tempo to positive tempo. Habitual hugging experience improves individual’s mental wellbeing, also develops open relationship.


Korea University

Korea University
Seoul, South Korea

JongYun Baek,
Korea University