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T.O.Y.: Thinking of You

Chris Basham
October 21, 2009

T.O.Y.: Thinking of You

Project for HCI/d IDP (Design Practice) class.

Chris Basham, Ammar Halabi, Kathleen Surfus, Juntao Yu

Chris Basham

October 21, 2009
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  1. T.O.Y.
    THINKING OF YOU
    Team L
    Chris Basham
    Ammar Halabi
    Kathleen Surfus
    Juntao Yu

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  2. MANTRA
    Thinking of you

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  3. FOCUS
    Long-distance relationships &
    communication within family

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  4. PREDISPOSITIONS

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  5. PREDISPOSITIONS
    Communication is essential
    in relationships

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  6. PREDISPOSITIONS
    Distance & time
    hinder communication

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  7. PREDISPOSITIONS
    Increased social demands
    due to technology

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  8. RESEARCH
    Communication forms

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  9. CRITERIA
    Demand
    Privacy

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  10. DEMAND
    Requiring focused attention
    or time management

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  11. PRIVACY
    Private & personalized
    v.s.
    Public & general

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  12. Demanding
    Public
    Private
    Undemanding Email
    SMS
    IM Phone
    Video
    Chat
    Micro
    Blogs
    Blogs
    Postcard
    Personal
    Letter
    Broadcast:
    TV, Radio

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  13. INSIGHTS
    Lack of
    undemanding yet personal
    digital communication forms

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  14. CORE
    Strengthen relationships
    through undemanding &
    visual communication forms

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  15. T.O.Y. CONCEPT
    Digital postcard

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  16. TRADITIONAL POSTCARD
    Quickly generated
    Brief, personal message
    Visual depiction of location

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  17. ADDED VALUE
    Immediacy
    Personalization
    Ease of generation

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  18. SYSTEM MODEL

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  19. T.O.Y. SYSTEM MODEL
    Mobile
    Online service
    Homebase

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  20. CONTENT TRANSMITTED VIA MOBILE
    Custom geotagged photo
    + Textual message
    = T.O.Y. Postcard

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  21. ONLINE SERVICE
    Middleware
    Data storage

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  22. HOMEBASE
    Receives T.O.Y. postcard
    in a photo frame

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  23. INTERFACE GOALS
    Navigation
    Presentation

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  24. PHOTO FRAME
    Family space
    Identity & social activity
    Crate & Barrel product

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  25. PROTOTYPE DEMO

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  26. WESLEY
    http://www.rothamsted.ac.uk/corporate/PressReleases/PickettCBE.html

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  27. 10 second timeout

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  28. RECOMMENDATIONS

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  29. RECOMMENDATIONS
    Picasa photos
    Android applications

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