Moodies.
EMOTION REGULATION DEVICE
CATEGORY ‚óŹ APP & INTERACTIVE INSTALLATION
CLIENT | HKUST(GZ) RED BIRD CHALLENGE CAMP

VISUAL DESIGN | QIANXI LIU
PRODUCT DESIGN | QIANXI LIU
UX DESIGN | KEXUE FU
The context of this challenge is: if you were back in 2019, before COVID 19, what product would you design?

According to statistics, people's anxiety levels increase significantly during an epidemic. This is why the product Moodies is a device designed to relieve anxiety and confront negative emotions.
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PROTOTYPE VIDEO
Brief introduction about the product design and the three main functions of Moodies.
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BACKGROUND
During COVID, factors such as quarantine and social distancing raised the level of anxiety among the general public significantly.
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HARDWARE
Receives information about the user's concentration through brainwave sensors, microphones, etc.
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PRODUCT DESIGN
Using a spectroscopic prism and a small screen as the body of the product. And the ocean diorama as the final product design concept.
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ACTUAL PRODUCT PROTOTYPE
The Jellyfish is projected from the bottom screen
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FUNCTION 1 - ANXIETY RELIEF THROUGH DISTRACTION
As the user focuses, the particles in the device form jellyfish.
Also, the user could adjust their breath by following the colour change of the visuals.
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FUNCTION 2 - TRANSFORMING NEGATIVE EMOTIONS INTO ART WORK THROUGH AUDIO VISUALIZATION
The device receives acoustic signals and generates unique images as the user confides in negative emotions.
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FUNCTION 3 - CONNECT WITH PEOPLE WHO FEELS THE SAME WAY AS YOU DO
The device is linked to the app and when someone feels the same as you, the particles in the device form bright stars.