Entry to the current LED Emotionalize Contest by OSRAM
MeMe explores the issue of emotional connectivity over physical distances.
communication technologies capable of transmitting facial andemotional
information are yet to be widely adopted in the consumermarket. This is
due in part to their complexity, cost, and the largeamounts of data that
MeMe allows people to stay connected emotionally by visually transmitting such information in real time with LED technology.
Choose either a SIM Card model or a USB model.
Using a standard marker, ‘clone’ yourself by drawing your distinguishing features on MeMe.
Give MeMe to someone you care about and wish to stay connected with.
Send emoticon messages to MeMe through the internet or a mobile device and stay connected.
AS A SOCIAL NETWORKING DEVICE:
a user receives multiple personalised MeMes and uses them together,they
begin to form a social or ‘emocial’ network. The user thenincreasingly
becomes immersed in the MeMe social network, creating andmaintaining
emotional links to others in their network.
communication occurs in real time, and this is the mostnatural and
meaningful method of connecting with another person. MeMeemoticon
messages are only displayed for 2 minutes to ensure thatmessages are
current and communications are real.
grandparent who has no internet or mobile can receiveemotional visual
messages from a family member with no presumedunderstanding of
2-A mother on a business trip can keep in touch with her child
3-Long-distance lovers can use MeMe to keep in touch.