A Set of Meditation Tool through Breathing Technique
Student: Chan Ho Yan, Yan | BA(Hons) in Product Design
Supervising Tutor: Lee Chi Wing
We are living in a fast-paced city. Most people have a heavy workload which made the life of them may get busy and hectic. Therefore, they get more and more pressure and negative emotion, such as insomnia and headache. These problems appear immediately. However, many people keep in a negative emotion for a long time and don’t know how to deal with their emotions which will have a bad impact on their daily lives. Meditation is an effective method to improve this situation, but many people don’t familiar with meditation and even don’t know how to start meditation. Therefore, an effective meditation product is important for people!
Medita is a set of meditation tool through breathing technique, designed for people to do a correct and efficient meditation in daily life. 4-7-8 breathing technique is an effective way provided by many therapists which can calm the emotion and body status. Therefore, the LED light hidden inside the bottom of medita guiding the users to carry out 4-7-8 breathing exercise. There are 3 lighting mode with different flashing rythum: Inhale / Hold the breath / Exhale. During the meditation training, users can also smell different aroma for changing their own aroma combination in order to create a different mood while they are meditating.
Besides, Medita can connect with mobile app for recording the body status and meditation record. Through using the pulse and body temperature sensor, Medita could record users' status and send it back to their mobile app. Medita is linking with their phones using BlueTooth functions. Just a simple touch on the logo in front of Medita, the BlueTooth function will turn on and search your phone automatically. The users can check their status and meditation performance on the phone application. Medita also combines with the award system to motivate the users to meditate more frequently.
The Design Solution
By a set of meditation tool, this design hopes to create an easy and systematic experience of meditation and encourage more people to try meditation. In the long run, building up a healthy mental status and decreasing negative emotion and effect.