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Qibla - Smart watch for muslim / Smart watch

Qibla - Smart watch for muslim
Qibla - Smart watch for muslim

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_02 2018

Qibla - Smart watch for muslim
Qibla - Smart watch for muslim
Qibla - Smart watch for muslim

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_02 2018

Qibla is a smart watch that helps Muslims ' daily rituals. It tells the direction of Mecca and the position of the sun.
Qibla is also designed for blind Muslims. Qibla explains the direction of Mecca through tactile sense as well as visual information, so blind Muslims can find out the right direction for pray.
It is also useful during Ramadan. Ramadan is a religious rite in which people fast for a month of September in the Muslim calendar. They fast from sunrise to sunset and they can eat food after sunset. For this gold band represents the position of the sun from the user's location.

The design of the work is simple, it enables blind persons to directly touch and feel the proper direction for their daily prayer and time of fasting. In modern life, seen as part of watches and bracelets with complex applications for various life scenes.
Jury-Statement
Before awarded, I was so depressed. Cause there wasn't confidence with design in my way. But now I know, I can make something with possibility. Thank you for this. After this award, my life will be changed quite a lot.
Winner Statement
University

Incheon National University

Incheon National University
Incheon, South Korea

Gyuhyung Han,
Incheon National University