A person's health throughout their life is a reflection of the habits they learned as a child. Lets fight childhood obesity by providing a way to teach kids healthy life habits in an indirect and fun way.
The final design utilizes an app and band system to qualitatively provide visual feedback while making health fun by representing the data recorded in an in-app game.
Mind mapping the interaction between a person and the outdoors. Linking its benefits to technologies that could be used to record and translate data in a qualitative way.
In a market that is saturated with health products for adults, there presents the opportunity to design a fun way for children to learn about their health; a time that is critical for learning healthy life habits.
Providing information about the health of a child in a fun, indirect, and qualitative way allows more of a connection to the information that is being represented.
Concept ideation and modeling.
Recording sun exposure, activity, and sleep quality, the band displays the qualitative data through a visual display. The LED panels change from red to green in color dependent on how healthy the child's actions are throughout the day.
This page presents a breakdown of components as well as provides information on product details like the interchangeable band system.
3D printing the parts for the final model
Sand, bondo, sand. Repeat until the model is smooth and free of blemishes.
Finalizing the model with paint.
The information the band records becomes represented in an in-app game. Kids can learn how their actions affect them through a game character that reflects the kids daily health decisions.
Screen shots of the app interaction and possible reactions in the game.