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handshake / Information-exchanging device

handshake
handshake

This product is designed to exchange basic information with new people in the first meeting by shaking hands. Shaking hands is a customary action of greeting other people. This product brings the action one step further by creating an actual function. When people first meet and shake hands, the ring on their fingers get close enough to operate. The rings exchange their user\'s information and store them whole they are shaking hands. When the users browse through the people they have met, the card displays their basic information that was stored in the ring. The power source is provided from human skin temperature, so it doesn\'t need any plug.

University

Parsons the New School for Design

Parsons the New School for Design
New York, United States

Hideaki Matsui, Dong Ho Yun, Jea Wan Park