Telepresence workshop, Time Frame

TimeFrame – delayed skype to resynchronise your day time when living in two far countries. Screen shot 2014-06-11 at 3.57.56 PM Narrative image that shows the project in use – has to be completed by another visual/diagram that explains the concept Screen shot 2014-06-11 at 3.58.07 PM Interface of the frame that is in – You can notice the choice we made to show the both videos: the delayed one and the real-time one. This choice will have to be tuned after having conducted first “audience-tests”. Our design choices aim at producing an uncanny enough feeling to engage the audience in a reflective process.
Screen shot 2014-06-11 at 3.58.19 PM
Interface of the frame that is in Montreal – To be noticed, these are first tries produced during the workshop session. They will be redesigned, avoiding the “skype-like” aesthetic. Indeed, users would not stare at the frame all the time if it was always on. NE1A9987 NE1A9991


Photo shoot we made to prepare a video on the project (+ and extract of the video) – coming later The project that had the most potential is Time Frame. We think this because the societal issues it highlights are complexly mixed between desire and repulsion.

TimeFrame is a delayed skype that resynchronises your day time when living in two far countries

Abstract: what if you could wake up and go to bed together again. It has been 6 month that your lover lives in an other country and despite skype and the mobile phone efficiency you will never have this opportunity – except using Time Frame. It is a simple delayed skype-like video that resynchronises your day time. This “augmented photo frame” only has to be set once – enter your close one I.P. and it will set the video time-delay for you.
Issues: illusion of presence. Real need VS fake solution; living together VS unable to talk

First user reactions: (from our tester that leaves in Montreal)
Capture d’écran 2014-03-20 à 13.25.26

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s