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Private management

On-going project and ready to demo in CES 2015. We support planning team to organize resources for Private management. There are 3 topics we focus: private mode, kids mode and private communication service.

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DailyLight – CalLab

DailyLight is an emergency light system that transforms functions of emergency exit indicator, flashlight, and rescue light into a light switch. DailyLight comes on automatically when a building experiences a power shortage. It is…


45mm Digital Post-it

45mm is a digital post-it app to note and explore historical context of places by people. Users can capture the moment and post into the real world by digital 45mm note. The objective of 45mm project is to leverage a geo-location …


Heartour in ECSEL

Heartour Project is in ECSEL Youth Program. We paid close attention to explore issues of “Gap Year in China". Heartour app is a mutual tool for gap-year people to connect opportunities of local tasks, events and people. We e…


Home Placement Research

By connecting innovative products to brand experiences, I provided a 4-period assumption into the experience cycle and designed the one-year research plan. It was a great exploring challenge. When 1st MP product ready, I planed to…

There were 5 members discussed the magician experience and planed this experimental video.

“The Talk of Magicians" Video

In 2013, IFA team (International Friendship Ambassador) designed the experimental video, “The Talk of Magicians“ with magicians for DVD trailer. We found out the magician’s experience and wrote the script by using user-centered de…


E-zel Projects (R7)

Three main projects in Ezel Project (R7), including Prototype Usability, User Mistriggering Test (Usability), and User Trial Research (by using Card Sorting and Scenario Interaction process) that collaborated with IDEO. We coopera…

Tablet experience

Tablet experience project explored tablet behaviors at home, on the move, waiting for something and fragmentation. As the market matures, consumers begin to understand the specific ways a tablet can address their needs. IDEO desig…


AcerCloud User Scenario

We conducted 4 user discussions, and drag designers back to the general behaviors of Acer cloud services, including: photo, music, video, docs.. Then we structured the usage context, and mapped services to the context to see what …

Communication Research

We did desk research of 8 IM apps to collect why there are so many people using app and what reason makes them want to keep using it. Then, it was my first time to do 3 focus group interviews to explain what they are using for? Wh…