What is Solemates?
Solemate is connected health product system combining a smart insole with a mobile app which can provide many ways (e.g., sending mobile notification, insole vibration, in-app game and etc.)to encourage user to stand up more and do more exercise.
As one of the designer in the team, I was responsible for wireframing, app interface design (sign up and creating profile part), logo design, storyboarding and video editing.
VOA (Value Opportunity Analysis)
Confidence: Rewards for small goals daily. Showing them the difference and letting them see the progression.
Personality: The product must look like it belongs to the family of products that it connects to.
Aesthetics: The visual appeal should be motivational and easy to understand.
14 Males & 4 Females
“Inactivity, staring at a computer all day...” -Ari
“Sitting too long without stretching...” -Martin
“Sitting, typing, staring at computer screen...” -Matt
of them regularly walk or exercise during the workday
of them use some sort of devices to monitor their health
of them feel the need to stand up and stretch during the day
of them expressed interest in using a device to monitor their health
Electronics cased on hard plastic to prevent breaking due to bending or moisture.
Provides the power
•Voltage spikes show steps
•An average step will
•3V 30mAh Battery
•Fitbit comparable battery is 1/4 the physical size
•Fitbit comparable battery lasts 6 days between charges.
•The brain of the insole
Internal memory to remember data between syncs
•New ultra low power bluetooth
•detects if a sync is possible
•Syncs the data from the insole to user's smart phone
•Converts power from Piezo to
3V to charge battery
•Sends signal to
Micro controller every step
Low Power Vibration Motor
•Will provide a vibration if the insole recognizes you are sitting for an hour
Create your own avatar and play games with your friends. If you exercise more, you will get more stars. By using these stars, you can buy your avatar more food. Thus your avatar may have more chances to beat other avatars in the race.
Avatar's Racing Game
Fun and interactive method for
maintaining healthy lifestyle.
Gamifcation is trending and being used
in many products today.
Social aspect of application will
provide healthy competition.
Active feedback will keep users
aware of health.