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Maria Noh

MA work


b+link tries to enhance the quality of  digital communication by increasing the ability of conveying dynamic emotional clues of non-verbal communication.

In order to extract the precise data of emotional state of human, b+link implements emotion detection via brainwaves. The resulting figure is converted into musical notes, and in combination with contents, it presents musical chords corresponding to specific emotions.

b+link is considered as an emotional layer that does not frame user’s genuine internal messages, but effectively supports digital communication by not only providing tangible user experience but also communicating the connotation and emotion.


  • MA Degree


    School of Design


    MA Innovation Design Engineering, 2016

  • Degrees

  • BA Industrial Design, Kookmin University, Seoul, South Korea, 2013
  • Awards

  • Silver, Pin Up Design Award, 2010; Red Dot Design Award, 2011; Grand prize, Samsung Smart TV Application Contest, 2011; IF Design Award, 2011; Gold prize, D2B Design Fair, 2012; Silver Prize, D2B Design Fair, 2012