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 CATALYSTS 



A connected home ecosystem to encourage social interaction
& bonding within households.

 

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TEAM
JENA MCWHIRTER
MICHAEL OWYANG
VERLI CHEN
2020
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THE PRODUCT













1 Catalysts are a connected system of interfaces that can be placed in a common space of a shared home.


2 A mobile app helps establish goals for collaborative activities through recorded voice messages.
3 The discs help housemates match interests, find common free time, and build a visual network of collaborative activities.

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KEY FEATURES






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RECORD A MESSAGE
Create messages to explain individual goals




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LISTEN TO MESSAGES
Understand housemate’s goals




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PARTAKE IN COMMUNAL ACTIVITIES
Build ongoing sense of purpose within household





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SHARED AVAILABILITY
Find a time that works for everyone involved







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ELECTRONIC INK VISUALIZATION
View the accumulation of shared experiences







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SUGGESTIONS
Notice opportunities with indicator lights








SPECIFICATIONS