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HANDI / Universal emoji design for hearing impaired people


HANDI is a communication service design that helps deaf and hearing-impaired people express their feelings in their own language anytime, anywhere.

By converting the user's facial expression and sign language into an emoji with translated text, it is easy for anyone to understand the message.

As the process of recognizing sign language and editing HANDI emoji continues, big data on sign language can gradually accumulate and become linguistically good nourishment.

Also, as the use of HANDI emoji spreads, it can lower barriers to language not familiar and create a world where everyone can share one's feelings.


Kookmin Uiversity

Kookmin Uiversity
Seoul, South Korea

Myeong hee Choi,
Kookmin Uiversity

YooJung Park,
Kookmin Uiversity

Sang-A Park,
Kookmin Uiversity

Jong-hoon Yoon,
Kookmin Uiversity