Orbital

Orbital was an experiment into the development of glancing encounters into fully fledged relationships.

name

Orbital

year

2015

description

Orbital was an experiment into the development of glancing encounters into fully fledged relationships.

process

Once users shook hands, the bracelets would connect and send a friend request. Users could then review their encounters for the day and communicate with these individuals. Allowing for the development of relationships.

tech

Arduino, NFC, Web Sockets, MQTT, Programable Electronics

video

building time-lapse

images

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