Taggie is a concept application that helps children research where foods in the supermarket come from. Designed by Niels van Hoof, a Dutch design student, the application was created for a graduation project at the Design Academy in Eindhoven, but now could serve as a great education resource for children in the future.
The concept iPhone app is able to apply the educational principles of source consciousness to fruits and vegetables found in neighborhood supermarkets. By taking a picture with an iPhone camera, of a product barcode, the app will then provide a 3D augmented reality presentation about the foods origin and the way it grows. Kids can also browse through the menu and discover the other varieties of fruits and vegetables available or send a “bee” to a flower to pollinate it. How fun! Take a look at the app in action below:
Taggie will give children information about the foods they eat in a full-of-fun kind of way in the hopes that kids will make healthier eating choices.