Wk1: Sept 17-Sept 23
Wk2: Sept 24-Sept 30
Oct 1 - Oct 7
Oct 1 - Oct 7
Oct 29-Nov 4
A2 Opportunity Framing
A3 Concept Development
A4 Second Iteration
A5 Final Presentation
Iteration of Concept
a series of concepts, then selected one for further refinement]
YoG decided to concentrate its design efforts on the deaf community. The
initial design attempts to address both the manualists and oralists as
well as supporting deaf to deaf, deaf to hearing, local, remote, text,
video, and audio connections.
Scenario- Deaf to Deaf
Scenario- Deaf to Hearing
exploration - (see
The deaf user is not like me
Tuesday Oct 23
Team YoG maps products designed for the deaf
and blind communities in order to gain a better understanding of the users
and the currently available products.
Team meets with West Penn School for Deaf
[minutes to be linked]
Wednesday Oct 17
Team meets with the Vision Center Craig St.
to be linked]
Team YoG brainstorms a 3G concept for the care-givers' community.
Assisting carees requires a network of people: nurse, doctor, family,
teacher, and so on. The YoG Device can aid to this support network.
The following link shows our brainstorming process for this concept.
Possibility "A" Identification
Tuesday Oct 9/Thursday
interviewing faculty, and observing and interacting with students at the
Western PA School for Blind Children, Team YoG learns more about the users.
Following, we brainstormed a possible concept, Concept Possibility "A".
These images show some
of our findings.
Also see www.wheelchairnet.org
Carnegie Mellon University. September, 2001.