FOOD NETWORK FOR THE BLIND
An open source network that enables the visually impaired and blind to customize the cooking experience, facilitates ingredients according to user's health needs, as well as providing guidance.
a collaboration project with Yosef Lee, Patrick Park, and Andrew Kim
HEALTH COMES FIRST
According to the W.H.O, 285 million people are estimated to be visually impaired worldwide: 39 million are blind and 246 million have low vision.
Leading causes of blindness:
- Macular degeneration
The system consists of iuvo app and iuvo eye. User will order and customize their meal through the app, the order is then sent to open network where available cook shop, prepares the ingredients, deliver it right in front of the door. iuvo eye is an optional camera where the cook guides the user via a live video chat.
This feature enables the user to pick and choose the cooking process they are comfortable performing.
iuvo is focused to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Based on individual data during the signing up process, it will adjust the nutrition facts by giving a health warning.
A convenient, short-cut way to explore recipes by displaying the history, most popular and top picks recipes for the user based on their past orders.
Video Call guidance
An optional feature where a user can initiate a video-call with available cook, users can also see the reviews of the cook for their style preference.
A wearable camera for the user that allows the cook to see what the user can't. It is part of the video call feature.