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Jihae Kim / the ground scaning stick

Jihae Kim
Jihae Kim

They say that they usually get nervesed because of their appreances using sticks when walking the street by themselves. Human dosen’t want to show the others his defect of course. So they try to use the sticks invisiblely, it might cause some accidents like falling down under the rail road at a subway station. The Ground Scanning Stick makes those people feel comfortable and safty when using the stick. The sensor placed at the bottom wheel case scan forward, up and down the road and confirm whether there is something in the way. When it scans a object which is not safe for the user, it warn the user with vibration on the handle. The vibration can be seperated three types. Short-repeated vibration for moving objects like cats, long-lasting for standing object like trees, garbages, trash cans and mixing-short-long for changes of ground like holes, raised spots and pedestrian passages. The user swing the stick to check the situation just only in case of being warned with vibration.


Kookmin Univ

Kookmin Univ
Industrial Design
Seoul, South Korea

Lim, Heo


Kookmin University

Kookmin University
college of design
Seoul, South Korea

Jihae, Kim Jihye, Lim