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Sit up straight! 6 26

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Presented to IXDA and IDSA at GOGGL in Seattle, June 26, 2013

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Sit up straight! 6 26

  1. 1. 7/1/2013 1Sit Up Straight! SIT UP STRAIGHT! HOW WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY CAN SUPPORT HEALTHY LIVING Janna C. Kimel @third_brain
  2. 2. 7/1/2013 2Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! http://www.omsignal.com/
  3. 3. 7/1/2013 3Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! Outline • My background • Motivation, healthcare and why should I care? • Wearable tech 101 • Product Landscape • On the market • Research projects • Sample projects-show and tell
  4. 4. 7/1/2013 4Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight!
  5. 5. 7/1/2013 5Sit Up Straight! MOTIVATION, HEALTHCARE AND WHY SHOULD I CARE?
  6. 6. 7/1/2013 6Sit Up Straight! Why health? Personal/Philosophical • The body is with us always • Merleau-Ponty, Husserl – Internal and external work in unison – Body as mediator – Interactions make world more meaningful Clinical • Skyrocketing cost of healthcare • Quality of life • Longitudinal access to health information We inhabit our bodies and they in turn inhabit the world with seamless connections back and forth. - Dourish, 2001
  7. 7. 7/1/2013 7Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! Personal-What motivates us? •There are very powerful forces that motivate us to do things (for better and for worse) that seem almost transparent to us •As designers, by being aware of these forces, you can use them to design products, services and experiences that have a positive impact on people’s lives •Assist with creating internal motivation – create the desire for people to “do the right thing”
  8. 8. 7/1/2013 8Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! Clinical-What insights can we gain? •Holter monitor being used since the 1960s •Unobtrusive access to an individual’s daily life •Wearable products that are constantly present eliminate excuses •Prompt responses to emergency situations Drmiri.com A new generation of wearable sensors and systems has recently become available thus providing clinical personnel with a window of observation in the home and community settings.– Bonato, 2011
  9. 9. 7/1/2013 9Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! •Become more and more integrated with technology and life •Ready to hand - where did I put that phone? (Heidigger) •Flexibility and potential ease-of-use Why wearable? It is desirable to weave the necessary sensors into forms with which people are naturally in contact. - Picard, 1997
  10. 10. 7/1/2013 10Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! Quantified self • When? • Where? • What? • How many • Am I better than….
  11. 11. 7/1/2013 11Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! Understood self http://www.behance.net/gallery/Jawbone- UP-App-Concept/2986449 Concept • Why? • How do I get to my goal? • How does this week compare to last? • What should I do differently? • What did I do differently? • Future: Preemptive alerts - let you know what you are about to do is not healthy.
  12. 12. 7/1/2013 12Sit Up Straight! WEARABLE TECH 101
  13. 13. 7/1/2013 13Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! The basics • Arduino • Conductive thread • Sewable LEDs, sensors, EL strips, etc. • Hand sewing or sewing machine • Plot it out! • Electronic ink Adafruit.comArduino.ccPopsci.com Kitronik.co.uk
  14. 14. 7/1/2013 14Sit Up Straight! PRODUCT LANDSCAPE
  15. 15. 7/1/2013 15Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! Wearable, wireless revenue to surpass $6B by 2016
  16. 16. 7/1/2013 16Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! What’s the hold up? • Disparate manufacturing processes – electronics and apparel • Durability • Power
  17. 17. 7/1/2013 17Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! An ever-changing landscape • Flexible batteries • Imprint Energy • Electronics that can withstand extreme strain • Electronics that can bend, wrap and stretch into new form factors • Embedding electronics into paper, fabric, latex • Increased durability and wash-ability
  18. 18. 7/1/2013 18Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! This…not that shanesalta.com
  19. 19. 7/1/2013 19Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! Geek to Chic Percom.org
  20. 20. 7/1/2013 20Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! The future is here…sort of Stridelite.com engadget.com amazon.com thinkgeek.com Dogonews.com
  21. 21. 7/1/2013 21Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! Health applications • Health • Track and transmit vital signs • Glucose monitors • Wellness • Sleep sensors • Activity monitors (think FitBit, Fuelband, miCoach) • Heart rate monitors • Adaptive technology (deaf, blind, neuromuscular)
  22. 22. 7/1/2013 22Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! Born to run Pocket-lint.com Bodymedia.com News.cnet.com designbuzz.com designbuzz.com designbuzz.com Electricfoxy.com & amiigo.co
  23. 23. 7/1/2013 23Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! Focus factor www.kickstarter.com http://www.interaxon. ca/muse/index.php http://www.foc.us/ http://cassandradaily.com/te ch/mind-games/
  24. 24. 7/1/2013 24Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! Data hungry Diabeteshealth.com Gizmowatch.com
  25. 25. 7/1/2013 25Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! Gold-medal performance psfk.com
  26. 26. 7/1/2013 26Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! Blind leading the blind Gizmag.com 2011
  27. 27. 7/1/2013 27Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! Communication assist © Halley Profita, Nicholas Farrow, Nikolaus Correll/CU Boulder Enabletalk.com
  28. 28. 7/1/2013 28Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! Biometrics electricfoxy.com Kickstarter.com Telegraph.co.uk
  29. 29. 7/1/2013 29Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! Stretching into technology Todayhealth.today.msnbc.msn.com
  30. 30. 7/1/2013 30Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! Sit up straight Lucy Dunne Pcworld.com
  31. 31. 7/1/2013 31Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! I second that emotion electricfoxy.com Johnfenzel.typepad.com
  32. 32. 7/1/2013 32Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! Woven into fabric = woven into life Beachbody.com Past Present Future andpop.com Philips New Nomads 2000
  33. 33. 7/1/2013 33Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! Wearable tech should be… Electricfoxy.com
  34. 34. 7/1/2013 34Sit Up Straight! SHOW AND TELL
  35. 35. 7/1/2013 35Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! M.A.T.T.
  36. 36. 7/1/2013 36Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! In situ
  37. 37. 7/1/2013 37Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! Turn signal jacket http://web.media.mit.edu/~leah/LilyPad/build/ turn_signal_jacket.html
  38. 38. 7/1/2013 38Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! Putting it together
  39. 39. 7/1/2013 39Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! I want to get started! • Buy stuff • Sparkfun.com • Arduino.cc • Learn stuff • Lbruning.com • Instructables.com • Make magazine • Get Inspired • Electricfoxy.com • Talk2myshirt.com • Talk to real people • Dorkbotpdx.org • Meetup.com/PDX-Quantified-Self • Maker faire – NYC and San Francisco • Now in PDX! Sept 15-16 at OMSI
  40. 40. 7/1/2013 40Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! Consider this How can we create lasting experiences? How can we hide and surface information as needed? How can we continue to personalize the experience? Do you announce or hide your wearable tech?
  41. 41. 7/1/2013 41Sit Up Straight!Sit Up Straight! Thanks! e: dezinr@gmail.com t: third_brain b: seenheardnoticed.blogspot.com

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