From an OLED screen to Technosapien

Peripheral

As per the description blurb the peripheral is:

An upper arm screen designed to provide an alternate means of receiving mobile notifications. It can connect to a phone or another bluetooth device, display text based messages and provide notifications via strips of light on it’s shell. The intention is to explore a less commonly used part of the body for displaying various information.

The project went through three major iteration steps. It was initially intended as a hand mounted device, and that prototype can be seen in the first image below. After suggestions from the rest of the class I tested it on the upper arm and that position became much more comfortable for its larger size. This second iteration included an all black triangular design with thin transparent vellum edges. While the third added a prominent RGB LED indicator and provided a more¬†transparent¬†shell. Continue reading From an OLED screen to Technosapien