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Ankita btp midsem presentation

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Ankita btp midsem presentation

  1. 1. Bachelor Thesis Project Mid- Semester Presentation Rethinking expressive communication between family members through a series of interactive tangible products Guided By: Prof Keyur Sorathia
  2. 2. Outline Timeline Secondary Research Primary Research Analysis Further Work
  3. 3. Timeline
  4. 4. Secondary Research Communication Emotions in Communication Projects Done Research Papers Research Documentation
  5. 5. in pairs greeting card messages recreates handwriting personal object Remnant Pillow Talk, MIT Loops of Faith Pillow Talk indian context shows presence sending prayers pillow lights up symbolism
  6. 6. with key holder in pairs communicates detects touch presence provides warmth White Stone The Frame 6th Sense Softair communication light sculpture in atable chairs elecommunication light and sound varyies intensity sitting together
  7. 7. indirect and calm haptics low tech communication interpersonal movements and signs telepresence Wablog inTouch Ambient Clock Lumitouch ambient media ambient media for elderly symbol: frame presence indicator emotional comm.
  8. 8. connectivity social business card sharing a drink physical networking virtual toast connectivity Lover’s Cup Poken Tag What Location Based Social Networking social mobile travel trajectory augmented reality track and share location based real time sharing
  9. 9. Understanding of Secondary Research Understanding communication and how emotions assist in it Exploring projects done world wide Understanding methods invloved
  10. 10. Primary Research 3 user groups, 6 Interviews, 1 Shadowing Audio Recordings, Pictures , Videos
  11. 11. User Groups User Group 1: Parents with geographically distant chidren User Group 2: Independent children living away from parents User Group 3: Dependent children studying away from parents
  12. 12. Questionnaires User Group 1: Initial introduction and query about where son/ daughter lives Ques 7: Who made your account? Ques 1: How many times per week do you contact your children? Ques 8: How many times your children call you back? Ques 2: How many times last week? Ques 9: What are the general talks that you have? Ques 3: How do you contact them? (Open ended question) After listening to the answer process to give the following options: Ques 10: What sort of questions do you ask? (How are you? - phone Have you taken food properly?) - internet chat - video chat/skype Ques 11: Do you write down notes (imp topics to discuss) before talking t - letters o them? (long distance calls of short duration) - emails - sms Ques 12: When you are really concerned/ miss them.. what do you do? - courier - cry on phone - any other - simply talk to them - write letter/personal diary Ques 4: Frequency of each medium +Duration Ques 13: How often do you feel like expressing your emotions/ you want them Ques 5: Why do you call them generally? to be home? Options: - concern Ques 14: Do you use emoticons? IF yes which ones? - just asking well being - miss them - it’s a routine - is there any unusual scenario Ques 6: Do you know how to use computer for video chat/skype?
  13. 13. Questionnaires User Group 2 and 3: Initial introduction and query about parents and relatives. Ques 7: Any special/unusual scenario you can mention? Ques 1: How many times per week do you contact your parents? Ques 8: How many times yourparents call you back? Ques 2: How many times last week? Ques 9: What are the general talks that you have? Ques 3: How do you contact them? (Open ended question) After listening to the answer process to give the following options: Ques 10: What sort of questions do you ask? - phone Ques 11: At what ocassions do you miss there presence the most? - internet chat - video chat/skype Ques 12: When you are really concerned/ miss them.. what do you do? - letters - cry on phone - emails - simply talk to them - sms - write letter/personal diary - courier - any other Ques 13: How often do you feel like expressing your emotions/ you want to be home? Ques 4: Frequency of each medium +Duration Ques 14: Do you use emoticons? IF yes which ones? Ques 5: Why do you call them generally? Options: - concern - just asking well being - miss them - it’s a routine - Ques 6 Contents of emails, sms?
  14. 14. Interviews in-depth interviews User Group 1: Professors(3), Housewife(1), User Group 2: Professor(1) User Group 3: Student(1)
  15. 15. Analysis
  16. 16. Analysis User 1 User 2 Son -college- delhi Concern Issues: Daughter -working- mumbai Health, Safety, Food, Happiness, Scared of tra c in Metro Mobile, Landline SMS/ Missed calls/ Phone calls Yesterday listened to wife talking to them Constant back and forth calling Duration 5-10 mins Sms: pretty often. Children taught how to sms When travelling abroad: email Routine: Inner Ghanti Internal Family jokes Daughter has hectic work schedule. Helps the daughter in shopping through phone. So worried about her returning to home Son: had food? Health concern. “I am very anxious about their safety, health, whether issues of being new to the city they are happy or not. “ Email Attachments: Songs and Wallpapers: Generally deals with the issues that don’t Daughter is the source of all music and other media worry children. Wife is more worried. Observation: Handling of situations by “I wish I could write to them.” mothers and fathers is di erent Got a call from her friend when she fainted. was very Skype: know about it but never tried it. scared. Never want such a call. bored of spending 4 hrs on computer Gifts, Homemade sweets. Return gifts from daughter: Observation: Behavior with new technologies notebooks to write, sarees, etc
  17. 17. Analysis User 3 User 4 Concern Issues: Son studying law in Dehradun Health, Studies, General well being 5-6 times a week Assisits sister in studies. About how to write an We ring once and whole family talks assignment, tackle a subject Well being, studies, health, social life Used to send pictures and letters from hostel. Son is in hostel since 4th class Also phone call once a week. Schooling hostel di erent from college. Less concern of safety and health “Miss him a lot on Bihu and Puja. “ Instructs about rituals of festivals on phone. Observation: Concern is less when parents For ex: Dont eat meat today know that child is leading a disciplined life Sends money on birhtday and other occassions to buy Emails: Internship Opportunities new cllothes Observation: Father-son communication topics: When I miss him, I talk to husband and daughter. education, academics, career “Through all these photographs and media, Advices for medical problems: common cold, we are close though he is far away.” sport wounds, painkiller Observation: Father very enthusiastic about I go to temple and pray for him when i feel concerned son’s achievements Gifts: Handmande cards and wooden craft items: mother has kept them safely. Takes pride in showing them
  18. 18. Analysis User 5 User 6 Family in Gujarat, elder sister in Mumbai Family in Kota, elder brother in Mumbai Father sends sms- but very rare- career oriented, Talk to mother about everything, grandmother’s health motivational sayings Brother: Once in a week, also emails and chats Well being, health, food, exercising, career Skype chat when was in a foreign country Father talks about career. I was in a foreign land, Used to miss my parents a lot. Mother complains about shopping behavior- Seeing them on skype was amazing says doesnt know how to bargain Used to upload pictures on picasa and send link to them Wrote a sentimental letter to express love and gratitude toward his family. Sent a photo collage on father’s birthday. He was almost in tears on receiving it Doesnt express the deep emotion of badly missing someone but nds ways to show Discusses shopping of clothes and accessories on phone gratitude for their love and support. When misses family, looks back ar old pictures and Shows pictures on laptop whenever goes back discuss about the events in past on phone with the to home family members Family discusses the picture albums together.
  19. 19. Further Work Conduct More User Interviews Conceptualization and Ideation
  20. 20. Interviews Thank You! Ankita Gautam Roll No: 07020502

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