What if we could turn any object and space into interactive platform?

Samsung Spot, a motion tracking system that empowers creator to effortlessly transform traditional presentation, product showcase, exhibition into engaging interactive experience. With depth sensing, Spot tracks users' particular actions in certain regions and trigger associated response accordingly. It not only enables for an experience tailored to the needs of each individual viewer, but also provide invaluable data insights of user behavior and interest.

*Details about research, design and process can be shared upon request.

 

TIME: 6 Month ( Mar - Aug, 2015 )

COMPANY: Samsung Research America, Think Tank Team

TEAM:  Olivier Bau, Pol Pla, Brian Harms

FOCUS: Motion Tracking System, User Interfaces, Scenario Design

SKILLS: Prototyping (Processing), Android Development (Watch & Phone)

EXHIBITION: IFA 2015, IFA 2016


Setup - Create - Link 

1. Set up the physical space. Setting up a physical space requires merely placing the items that users can interact with in the desired locations.

1. Set up the physical space.

Setting up a physical space requires merely placing the items that users can interact with in the desired locations.

2. Define the interactive regions. Through real time video feed, user can trace the desired regions on Spot's tablet interface to define the interactive regions. Finer-grained controls allow user to adjust the size and position of the regions

2. Define the interactive regions.

Through real time video feed, user can trace the desired regions on Spot's tablet interface to define the interactive regions. Finer-grained controls allow user to adjust the size and position of the regions

3. Associate content with actions on regions. Adding interaction simply requires associating content with an action on a region. A common interaction, for example, is to show an image or a movie when a hand enters a region, or different floor plan when a hand moving through a slider area.

3. Associate content with actions on regions.

Adding interaction simply requires associating content with an action on a region. A common interaction, for example, is to show an image or a movie when a hand enters a region, or different floor plan when a hand moving through a slider area.