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TitleSleepless Night
Author(s)Fernandes, Catarina
Carvalho, Gizelle
Souza, Lettícia
Carvalho, Helder
KeywordsKids
Sleep
Light
Textile
Design
Interactive
Issue date2019
PublisherSpringer
JournalLecture Notes in Electrical Engineering
CitationFernandes C., Carvalho G., Souza L., Carvalho H., Sleepless Night. In: Machado J., Soares F., Veiga G. (eds) Innovation, Engineering and Entrepreneurship. HELIX 2018. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol 505., pp. 236-243, 10.1007/978-3-319-91334-6_33, Springer, Cham, 2019
Abstract(s)Creating this product started with the challenge of developing a textile-based product that incorporated design, human interaction and light. Very early on dur-ing the design process, a gap in the kid’s segment was identified leading to the investigation into children’s illumination products and the idea to develop a new form of night-lights. Looking at existing technology and products, the idea be-came clear: to develop an interactive wall panel that reacted according to specific stimuli. By carrying out questionnaires and interacting with children in person the specific stimuli were identified; the panel would react to sound and movement. To build the panel electronic equipment such as LEDs, a microprocessor, sound sen-sors and movement sensors were used, along with MDF boards for the structure and specific fabrics for appearance. Due to a thorough investigation, specific col-ours and shapes were identified. Consequently, the outcome was a product we believe provides interaction, well-being and safety to the young target users, along with providing the parents with a calm and peaceful environment for their loved ones to sleep.
TypeConference paper
URIhttps://hdl.handle.net/1822/55456
ISBN9783319913339
DOI10.1007/978-3-319-91334-6_33
ISSN1876-1100
Publisher versionhttps://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-319-91334-6_33
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
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