2019 Galleries

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Winner - Platinum

Competition: Spark:Fall/Winter Student
Designer: Mi Jin Kim
Design Type: Product & industrial
Company / Organization / School: Kongju National Unversity
Team Members: Sooji Kim

We can easily see not only the garbage and cigarette butts that people throw away, but also the fallen leaves that are piled up in the drain during the fall season.If these wastes continue to accumulate, they cause odors and dirt. Also, the biggest problem is that garbage can disrupt the flow of sewage, causing road flooding. In addition, the burden on citizens is increasing due to the increased cost of sewer maintenance.There are also grievances for sanitation man who must clean them up. Filter the waste through the strainer filter so that it does not interfere with the water flow. Prevents water back flow during the rainy season. It also reduces the release of harmful substances by keeping cigarette butts from entering rivers and seas. Reduces the amount of garbage in street drains to prevent odors and makes them look good when people pass by. The product system enables sanitation workers to more efficiently clean drains.This product uses the Internet of Things to help you determine when and how often to collect garbage in the drain. It measures the amount of garbage in real time and sends the information to the smartphone of the sanitation man.