See how the current use of cellular telephony and it's related services bypasses socially accepted codes of conduct, and how we can make future communication systems that are more socially responsible towards the direct and indirect users and globally towards our society.
8 months, 2003-2004
Tomas Dorta, Université de Montréal
Bigger version (left, cap off) to validate and present the concept. On the right, the final working version near 1:1 scale.
The units detect and vibrate with an incoming mobile phone call.
From left to right:
-final model, painted with graphics
-paint test, primer and masking
-assembled SLA model
-assembled FDM model
Final model/prototype made with rapid prototyping (SLA - stereolithography), then painted and fitted with screenshot.
Keyboard rotates and glows to reflect the user's status (available, busy, offline).
Piggyback mount under the watch ensures proper skin contact and good vibration transmission.
Wireless vibrating device piggybacks under the user's watch.
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kiosk for the graduating students' exhibition
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