Emotional Communication - products that connect friends and family

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Mizutani, Michihito
dc.date.accessioned 2014-02-17T08:06:17Z
dc.date.available 2014-02-17T08:06:17Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/12548
dc.description.abstract This MA work concentrates on exploring the concept of emotional communication, through the design and prototyping of three communication "tools" for connecting friends and family. This concept was used as a guiding line for the design, and as means of illustration on how common objects and interests, along with subtle ways of communicating; can connect people to each other and even encourage their communication. The strategy used in each prototype is to implement some type of information design into a tangible object. As prototyping is considered a central activity in the development of the concepts, prototyping tools for designers are discussed and documented for the benefit of other interested. The MA work consist of three parts: The present document, in which each tool is described from its concept development, scenario envisioning and prototyping to the first user trials; along with the framework used for their development. The second part is a DVD that contains documentation of the interaction design and functioning of the prototypes in the form of video clips. The third part consists of the prototypes themselves to be exhibited in the MOA exhibition. en
dc.format.extent 51
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject.other New media en
dc.title Emotional Communication - products that connect friends and family en
dc.type G2 Pro gradu, diplomityö fi
dc.contributor.school Taiteiden ja suunnittelun korkeakoulu fi
dc.contributor.school School of Arts, Design and Architecture en
dc.contributor.department Media Lab en
dc.contributor.department Medialaboratorio fi
dc.subject.keyword communication en
dc.subject.keyword interaction design en
dc.subject.keyword ubiquitous computing en
dc.subject.keyword product design en
dc.subject.keyword ambient intelligence en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201401251206
dc.type.ontasot Master's thesis en
dc.type.ontasot Maisterin opinnäyte fi
dc.contributor.supervisor Botero, Andrea
dc.programme Uuden median maisteriohjelma fi


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