Remote couples have quite limited choices of communication, meanwhile they need to know about each other badly. BSide provide a new communication channel, which helps remote couples feels together while apart.
Time: 10 weeks, 2014 Feb-May
Team Member: Xin Guo, Yue Sun
Adviser: Anastasia BEZERIANOS & Wendy MACKAY
- Messages are delayed
- Hard to show care
- People who is not “computer guy”
- Weak awareness of each other’s mood & status.
- Limited ways of communication
Mobile and intimate communications between distance couple in a private and creative way. Bside use fish’s status to reflect users’ mundane life , to shorten remote couple’s psychological distance.
User Profile & Personnas
- Young couples who are apart from each other
- Some of them have time difference
- Different schedules of working/study
- Use Skype/ text / call each other to keep their lives updated mutually
- Like small lovely tricks between them
- Projector or Mobile
- Track communication amount.
- Update status automatically or Manually
- Shared Calendar and shared checklist
- Shared location
- Show detail sweetness between them
- In a creative and private way
- Update status with different moods
- Update status automatically
- Vivid visualisation of communication