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Connective Tangible Interface, 2018
for MIT Media Lab Tangible Interfaces Course


TEAM
Harvard GSD: Maggie George, Agatha Park
MIT: Xiaoyan Shen, Stephan Hernandez, Yang Liu

Personal Contributions
Initial idea / video planning & editing
Arduino coding support (bluetooth + LED)

Project presented at ACM TEI 2019


Mole Messenger is a pair of connected whack-a-moles
that function as a communicative device.

They facilitate physical communication
between children who are physically apart,
such as siblings who live in different continents.


Interaction Sketches

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Prototyping Process

Yang Liu(left) gets feedback from Arthur Liu(right), who has a younger brother in Shanghai.

Yang Liu(left) gets feedback from Arthur Liu(right), who has a younger brother in Shanghai.

Arduino prototyping process with step motor, force sensor, and XBee Bluetooth communicators.

Arduino prototyping process with step motor, force sensor, and XBee Bluetooth communicators.