2020 Galleries

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Galleries // 2020 Spark:Fall/Winter Student // Shika - Care Robot

Shika - Care Robot


Competition: Spark:Fall/Winter Student
Designer: HyunMin Kim - Shika - Care Robot for Pregnant Women
Design Type: Concept
Company / Organization / School: Hoseo University
Team Members: HyunMin Kim, Sunhan Kim, HyunJi Hong & JungHoon Baek

Korea is facing a serious low birthrate problem. Also, the health of pregnant women and babies is being threatened as the average reproductive age is increasing. Shika provides various physical/emotional healthcare for healthy childbirth using care modules and VUX contents. (The 4 care modules are leg massager, palm & wrist massager, oil massage ball, and lamaze candle.) Also, the robot enables private obstetric data managing and improves pregnant women's life quality for seven months. Meanwhile, it is run by a Government-led rental system to reach multiple users regardless of their economic level and to alleviate the domestic matter of low birthrate.