T.O.Y.: Thinking of You

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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

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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
  2. MANTRA Thinking of you

  3. FOCUS Long-distance relationships & communication within family

  4. PREDISPOSITIONS

  5. PREDISPOSITIONS Communication is essential in relationships

  6. PREDISPOSITIONS Distance & time hinder communication

  7. PREDISPOSITIONS Increased social demands due to technology

  8. DISCOVERY

  9. RESEARCH Communication forms

  10. CRITERIA Demand Privacy

  11. DEMAND Requiring focused attention or time management

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

  13. Demanding Public Private Undemanding Email SMS IM Phone Video Chat

    Micro Blogs Blogs Postcard Personal Letter Broadcast: TV, Radio
  14. INSIGHTS Lack of undemanding yet personal digital communication forms

  15. CORE Strengthen relationships through undemanding & visual communication forms

  16. CONCEPT

  17. T.O.Y. CONCEPT Digital postcard

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

    location
  19. ADDED VALUE Immediacy Personalization Ease of generation

  20. SYSTEM MODEL

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

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  23. CONTENT TRANSMITTED VIA MOBILE Custom geotagged photo + Textual message

    = T.O.Y. Postcard
  24. ONLINE SERVICE Middleware Data storage

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

  26. INTERFACE GOALS Navigation Presentation

  27. PHOTO FRAME Family space Identity & social activity Crate &

    Barrel product
  28. PROTOTYPE DEMO

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

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  61. RECOMMENDATIONS

  62. RECOMMENDATIONS Picasa photos Android applications

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  64. QUESTIONS?