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Hey, there!

Eun Jung Park
JaIn Koo

The most exciting first moment will be yours!

http://itpheythere.wordpress.com

Classes Computational Cameras,Telepresence

Hey there is to help people have a special first moment by giving and taking the handwriting notes from each other. In our opinion, technology should help human lives and people should feel happy about using it. The goal of this project is people can remember the moment that they use these little note deliver machines and beyond using it, people can build on the relationship after that event.
In Korea, the college freshmen who do not know each other get together to have fun and hopefully make boyfriends/girlfriends if they are lucky. There is an old-fashioned way to make a partner, which is that guys choose the little stuff belonging to one of the girls and the guy who picked your stuff becomes your partner for that day. Sounds simple but sometimes people become a real couple. As choosing the stuff, they can share some moment and it could help build the relationship. So our idea began with some thoughts such as the first meeting moment, building a relationship etc.
Basically we want people share a special moment when they meet for the first time not like exchanging their business cards or something. So we made a little robot, which is delivering the first message.
The ideal scene is that 2 people stand on each side of the table and they are going to write the note for the other person standing the other side and when they are done, they are sending the robot to the person by clicking the switch.


Background
There is the old tradition in Korea the college freshmen get together to have fun and make boyfirends/girlfriends if they are lucky. Guys choose the little stuff belonging to one of the girls and the guy who picked your stuff become your partner for that day. Sounds simple but sometimes people become a real couple. One little robot is going to deliver your very first word to a person you meet for the first time and you are going to get the message from the person. Those robots are going to make people remember the moment when they meet new people. We hope that people can build up their relationship more firmly.

Audience
Any two people who don't know each other

User Scenario
The ideal scene is that 2 people stand on each side of the table and they are going to write the note for the other person standing the other side and when they are done, they are sending the robot to the person by clicking the switch. This is for two people just met each other for the first time to have a nice memory they can share after they participated in this event.

Implementation
Each robot is made of wood, 2 plastic wheels, 2dc motors, IR LED, arduino and an on/off switch. It is programmed by arduino language. The track table is also made of wood. Two image sensors are going to track two IR leds on the each one of the robots.