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Odcsss Midtermppt

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Odcsss Midtermppt

  1. 1. Connecting Families by Sharing the Minutiae of their Lives Presented By: Poornima Hanumara Supervisor: Dr. Lorcan Coyle ( www.NearDear.org )
  2. 2. <ul><li>Typical family is geographically distributed. </li></ul><ul><li>Parents want to keep in touch. </li></ul><ul><li>Children want to ensure older parents are safe and healthy. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Social networking tools are locked behind complex web interfaces. </li></ul><ul><li>Not everyone in the family has familiarity and availability of these tools. </li></ul><ul><li>Children always online. </li></ul><ul><li>Elder parents rarely, if ever, online. </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Display information at a glance. </li></ul><ul><li>Unobtrusive. </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use (mostly, just glancing at or hearing them!) </li></ul>Chumby Whereabouts Clock Digital Photo-frame
  5. 6. <ul><li>Two steps </li></ul><ul><li>Parents get Twitter updates from children on Chumby. </li></ul><ul><li>Parents update Twitter through Chumby without having to log onto the internet. </li></ul>
  6. 8. Poornima is having fun cliffwalking in Bray.
  7. 9. <ul><li>Other Sensors- </li></ul><ul><li>Pressure pads. </li></ul><ul><li>Sensors in AC ducts to detect movement. </li></ul><ul><li>Bluetooth sensors. </li></ul>
  8. 10. (http://crypt.ucd.ie/poornima/mypage.php)
  9. 11. (http://.crypt.ucd.ie/poornima/odysseus/grouphome.php)
  10. 12. <ul><li>Uploading widgets to chumby.com. </li></ul><ul><li>User ratings, comments and feedback on chumby.com for the widget. </li></ul><ul><li>Pilot user survey with six Chumby users in UCD. </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook group advertising the chumby widget. </li></ul><ul><li>Sending out user surveys to facebook group members. </li></ul>
  11. 13. <ul><li>Other sensors in homes to send updates to social networking sites. </li></ul><ul><li>Home security alarm to send alerts in case of emergency. </li></ul><ul><li>Whereabouts clock on Chumby. </li></ul><ul><li>(Your suggestions go here!!) </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail your suggestions to poornimah2000@gmail.com. </li></ul>

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