Pratt graduate Kevin Yoo is an innovator with a background in Industrial Design. His passion for human-centric design led him to start WearWorks, which was was founded while Kevin was a post-graduate researcher at Pratt’s Digital Arts and Humanities Research Center. Kevin has built his expertise around haptic design through working with multi actuator developments, including various projects from lighting, architectural, furniture to high end wearables.
WearWorks is a design company developing products that communicate information entirely via touch. By utilizing the skin as a non-intrusive communication channel, WearWorks’ vibration-based language creates new possibilities for information communication. Through their wearable device – Wayband, a non-visual interface creates independence for the blind and visually impaired as they easily and effectively navigate the world around them.