The privacy of customized usernames and avatars
Very friendly. Everyone can use it just by talking to it
Considering the parent when designing for children
Makes education fun and kids feel comfortable
Doesn't provide a private way for meaningful conversation
It's hard to communicate sometimes
Doesn't make the meeting process less intense for the children
Encourages kids to be comfortable talking to a robot - not to others
It is important to include the parents in the design because they are an essential part of children’s development.
Human interaction in our product needs to feel genuine and personalized for each specific child who interacts with the product.
It is important to encourage kids to push themselves out of their comfort zone and confidently form real connection with others.
This helped the team come up with as many ideas as possible so we can later narrow them down into categories that will address our problem.
We narrowed it down to three ideas that could potentially solve our problem.
The product would be able to guide our users through these four steps to reach the goal of the product - "Genuine Interaction"
Buttons were obviously clickable
Instructional pages on side features were helpful
Really enjoyed the overall idea
There was confusion within the flow of the UI
Too much information on the main screen
Instructions in words were not being read
”Daily challenges” created small goal from kids to complete
Kids were excited about multi-players games
Kids liked the visual of the profile icons
Some of the “daily challenges” were a little too hard
The games don’t indicate 2 or more players game
Kids couldn’t understand what “friends” feature does
A social robot that fosters a fun learning environment and creates many opportunities for kids to practice their social skills and confidently connect with people. While the parents can manage the robot and look after their children without hovering over them.
Obo gives several “Daily Challenges” everyday to help children practice a variety of social skills.
Collaborative games are accessible to children to encourage them to connect with others and form real connection.
Parents are able to see an overview of their children’s activities and their mood throughout the day through their conversations.
Create a set of actions that would help children to be able to activate obo with one simple command through their voice.
Parents can set a limit on how much their kids should use obo on school day and weekend.