Transcript of "Telecom Triptych - AboutFace, SeeNA and Sports Trainer"
Mobile Citizen Science in Three Acts Solomon Bisker Nate Colker Maria Freitas Frank Noz For Activating Environments at Carnegie Mellon, Fall 2009 Telecom Tryptch
Uses a mythical “DNA Detector” Automatically detects and decodes any living thing’s full DNA within a 30m sphere around the phone. Some will use it actively while traveling/in nature to “catch” things, interacting with the program as they explore. Others will passively use it get perspective on their ordinary lives, letting the program quietly “collect” in the background. SeeNA Dream
An “Activity Wristband” is used by the athlete, which consists of a flat wireless accelerometer. This translates movement activity to phone via Bluetooth. Users can gauge their expertise level in real time and use that measurement to either find evenly matched opponents (for competition) or find lop-sided opponents (for teaching). Sports Trainer New
By measuring both level of performance and amount of time practiced, this project can be used to validate the “10,000 hours to expertise” theory in various activities. Sustainable ecology of motion - a steady stream of data used to continually refine & interpret activity patterns Sports Trainer New
Share your emotions with others. Communicating feelings can be awkward anywhere - even online. With AboutFace you can communicate without saying a word. A natural way to communication and encourage social interaction Provides micro/macro diary of real people Social Web of faces = “mood” travels in social circle ( “Obesity Network” theory JAMA paper) AboutFace Existing