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Minsuk Kang

New York, NY, United States

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Member since March 10, 2008


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    Most children in the home express a natural and normal curiosity about objects that can cause burn injuries such as ovens, electricity and hot water. Every year, many children are treated and die in hospital emergency rooms.

    NFP : People's Burn Foundation

    The mission of the People's Burn Foundation is to provide advocacy services to burn survivors and loved ones, and to educate our youth and communities with effective burn prevention programs.

    Safe Voice is an everyday bracelet for children that uses the parent's voice and a light emitting technology to warn the child about burn injuries when they get close to dangerous objects.

    Safe Voice will play the role of parents when the child is in danger, I hope to decrease the number of burn injury accidents.

    Next step

    Save Voice will not only protect child in the home. It should be able to futher protect children outside of the home while serving as a fashion item.

  • Safe Voice

    Aid, Industrial Design

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    Safe Voice: Protecting children from burn injuries using sound and light technology

    Issue and Problem

    Most children in the home express a natural and normal curiosity about objects that can cause burn injuries such as ovens, electricity and hot water. Every year, many children are treated and die in hospital emergency rooms.

    NFP : People's Burn Foundation

    The mission of the People's Burn Foundation is to provide advocacy services to burn survivors and loved ones, and to educate our youth and communities with effective burn prevention programs.

    Solution

    Safe Voice is an everyday bracelet for children that uses the parent's voice and a light emitting technology to warn the child about burn injuries when they get close to dangerous objects.

    Intended benefit

    Safe Voice will play the role of parents when the child is in danger, I hope to decrease the number of burn injury accidents.

    Next step

    Save Voice will not only protect child in the home. It should be able to futher protect children outside of the home while serving as a fashion item.

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    Problem

    Most children in the home express a natural and normal curiosity about objects that can cause burn injuries such as hot water, ovens, eletricity, irons and so on. Unfortunately, parents or caregivers can’t always pay attention because they need time to take care of themselves. However, in these moment, children often get burned by these hazardous objects. Reflecting on my experience, I am still suffering from chest burns. When I was 5 years old, I got my chest burnt by hot water, which I endured tremendous pain and was hospitalized for five months. When the accident happened, if someone had told me about the danger of hot water, it might have not happened to me.

    Mission Statement

    Burn injury hazard could happen to children very easily in the home. Every year, many children are treated and die in hospital emergency rooms. It is unfortune for children to get burned at a young age because it is not only hard for them to bear the pain but also for them to carry its aftereffects the rest of their life. Therefore there is a need for a product that prevents life-threantening burn injuries for children.

    Solution

    Safe Voice is a everyday ID bracelet for children that uses the parent’s voice and a light emitting technology to warn the child about burn injuries and has ID tag underside of band. The parent wear a clip that receives a signal, warning them that the child is close to a dangerous object. The bracelet and clip come with a wireless transceiver that is installe...

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    PROBLEM

    Most children in the home express a natural and normal curiosity about objects that can cause burn injuries such as hot water, ovens, eletricity, irons and so on. Unfortunately, parents or caregivers can’t always pay attention because they need time to take care of themselves. However, in these moment, children often get burned by these hazardous objects. Reflecting on my experience, I am still suffering from chest burns. When I was 5 years old, I got my chest burnt by hot water, which I endured tremendous pain and was hospitalized for five months. When the accident happened, if someone had told me about the danger of hot water, it might have not happened to me.

    MISSION STATEMENT

    Burn injury hazard could happen to children very easily in the home. Every year, many children are treated and die in hospital emergency rooms. It is unfortune for children to get burned at a young age because it is not only hard for them to bear the pain but also for them to carry its aftereffects the rest of their life. Therefore there is a need for a product that prevents life-threantening burn injuries for children.

    SOLUTION

    Safe Voice is a everyday ID bracelet for children that uses the parent’s voice and a light emitting technology to warn the child about burn injuries and has ID tag underside of band. The parent wear a clip that receives a signal, warning them that the child is close to a dangerous object. The bracelet and clip come with a wireless transceiver that is installe...

My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design