Wanted a physical system that forced people to get up and about from there computer. Using a makey makey we created giant 'buttons' that send signals to the computer to remove an 'alarm' that stops them from using the computer. This could usage in getting people up and mobile from long stints at the screen causing them to change focus and get the blood flowing which will causes greater mental capacity. The alarm system has intervals and could be used as a pomodoro timer for instance. The idea behind it could be expanded into being a general 'button' that could be linked to phones, computers and be used in things such as sports for lap/length times. We are most proud of the pretty colours which enable the system to be easily used by anyone.

Jonathan Burton, Alex Gubbay, Jana Hogstrand

Built With

  • java
  • makey-makey
  • tin-foil
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