2023 Galleries

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Blind Pin


Competition: Spark:Spring Student
Designer: Taeeun Kim
Design Type: Product & industrial
Company / Organization / School: Crean Lutheran High School
Team Members: Taeeun Kim & Moonpyeong Park

Blind pins, when combined with other AI cameras, serve as an innovative solution to enhance the safety and independence of visually impaired individuals. These intelligent pins function by monitoring objects within the household environment to detect potential dangers and prevent blind individuals from approaching them. Equipped with advanced sensors and image recognition technology, blind pins act as vigilant companions, constantly scanning the surroundings for any hazardous situations. When a potentially dangerous object or obstacle is detected, the pins send signals or alerts to the user and notify the authorities if necessary. This real-time monitoring system helps blind individuals avoid accidents and maintain a safer living environment. Furthermore, blind pins can be integrated with a centralized control system or connected to smart home devices, enabling seamless communication and interaction. Through this integration, blind individuals can receive audio or tactile feedback, guiding them away from danger and providing additional support for navigation and orientation. The combination of AI cameras and blind pins opens up a world of possibilities for improving the daily lives of visually impaired individuals. By employing cutting-edge technology and intelligent algorithms, these devices contribute to enhancing their overall safety, autonomy, and quality of life. The continuous development and refinement of blind pin.