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I N S P I R A T I O N : 2D barcode technology : a fluid way to advertise and store content?

S T O R Y B O A R D : envisioning a gestural inter face for rating events.

U S E R O B S E R V A T I O N : how do ex treme event attendees sor t and organize their tasks?

I N S P I R A T I O N : easy and passive engagement in a good cause : mGive allows users to tex t donations to good causes.

V I D E O P R O T O T Y P E : stor ytelling to convey our full vision for walkabout.

DEEP IN THE TECHNOLOGY: reading the accellerometer to process, store, and repor t user step counts.

S I M P L I F I C A T I O N : technology forces us to slim our concept down to the executables.

’s y o u r walk about ?

U S E R T E S T I N G : exposing how our users engage with the application : allows us to fix bugs and provides us with valuable information about the meaning generated by walkabout.

W E L C O M E W A L K A B O U T : a mobile application created by balancing both user needs with technological drivers.

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PAPER PROTOTYPE: a moving ball interface to convey gestural navigation.

you've been challenged!

Walkabout Architecture

select key push

set a hard key for: select home quit current challenge

jenny vs. mona 4000 step challenge 4 hr. to complete ----mona's tally ----jenny's tally

quit current challenge: yes / no?

previous history accept challenge! Walkabout home screen

Challenge a friend

opens list of contacts recent: joe betty mike bob jenny sarah beth carolyn

Personal challenge

challenge set-up

waiting for acceptance

with Jenny enter total steps expires in : ____ day, hr, min

you vs. jenny 4000 step challenge 4 hr. to complete

challenge on!

BUZZ to notify acceptance / start

personal challenge 8000 step challenge 6 hr. to complete ----your tally

BUZZ to notify acceptance / start

you vs. jenny 4000 step challenge 4 hr. to complete ----your tally ----jenny's tally previous history

challenge on!

challenge set-up with yourself enter total steps expires in : ____ day, hr, min

Active challenges

waiting for acceptance

previous history challenge! button

previous history challenge! button

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challenge results

BUZZ to notify challenge complete

you vs. jenny 4000 step challenge 4 hr. to complete ----your tally ----jenny's tally previous history

challenge results

BUZZ to notify challenge complete

previous history

personal challenge 8000 step challenge 6 hr. to complete ----your tally

previous history

select challenges list of active / waiting challenges (click to resume): personal jenny george previous history

Your stats and settings

stats and settings # challenges W-L # lifetime steps challenge details notifications: chal.accepted_BUZZ chal.complete_BUZZ

INSIGHT AND REFRAME: How might we raise awareness through passive involvement?

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At first we set out to design for the many e vents that people have in their day.

previous history

list of people with overall W-L records vs. that person. includes list of # of personal challenges.

challenge details person challenged step total - time winner - overall record with this person graphic vs. this person

##Analysis of Accelerometer data ########## accel = read.table(“~/Desktop/data.csv”, sep=”;”) accel = read.table(“~/Desktop/data.csv”, sep=”,”) #names(accel) <- c(“id”, “date”, “x”, “y”, “z”) names(accel) <- c(“date”, “x”, “y”, “z”) ########### require(RMySQL) m <- dbDriver(“MySQL”) con <- dbConnect(m, user=”rmason3”, password=”*****”, dbname=”*******”, host=”********”) skip = 3500 limit = 3000 rs <- dbSendQuery(con, statement = paste( “SELECT id, datetime, x,y,z”, “FROM `walkAbout_raw`”, “WHERE 1”, “LIMIT “,skip,”,”,limit)) accel <- fetch(rs, n = -1) # extract all rows dim(accel)

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After synthesizing our obser vations, inspirations, and stor yboards, we realized that the real magic lay in de signing for the time in bet ween e vents.

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########### detach(accel) names(accel) <- c(“id”, “date”, “x”, “y”, “z”) accel$mag = sqrt(accel$x^2+ac cel$y^2+accel$z^2) accel$date = as.POSIXct(accel$date) attach(accel)

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thresholdMin = 50 thresholdMax = 75 fifty = mag>thresholdMin & mag<thresholdMax #Simple Plot, o’s are over the threshold elem = 1:length(x) tmp = elem tmp[!fifty] = ‘x’ tmp[fifty] = ‘.’ plot(elem, mag, pch=tmp) quartz() #Draw the thresholds plot(elem[!fifty], mag[!fifty], col=”red”, pch=”.”, cex=5 , xlab=”Time (compressed)”, ylab= “Magnitude”) lines(elem, mag) points(elem[fifty], mag[fifty], col=”blue”, pch=”.”) abline(a=thresholdMin, b=0, col=”blue”) abline(a=thresholdMax, b=0, col=”blue”)

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WA L K A B O U T E V O L U T I O N

Wa l ka b o u t e vo l ve d t h ro u g h a b a l a n ce o f d r i ve r s : h u m a n n e e d a n d t e c h n o l o g i ca l. I n p a r t s o f t h e p ro ce s s we f o c u s e d o n o n e m o re t h a n t h e o t h e r, a n d a t s o m e p o i n t s we s t ra d d l e d t h e d i v i d e. O u r i d e a t i o n , p ro t o t y p i n g, a n d t e s t i n g we n t t h ro u g h m u l t i p l e d i ve rg e n t a n d co n ve rg e n t p h a s e s t h ro u g h o u t t h e p ro j e c t .

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Walkabout Process Map