Wk 1: Our Roadmap

Week 1:

  • Establish roadmap
  • Organize initial user research from subway trip with Antonio.
  • Antonio connects with personal connections; conduct more preliminary interviews and record interactions on the train.
  • Antonio emails National Federation for the Blind and the American Council of the Blind
  • Develop a prototype script. (Transcribe video from 2/5/2019)

Week 2:

  • Create consistent user interview question template
  • Market Research: find out what is already out there, what has failed?
  • NFB Meeting with Antonio & Rashida
  • Meet with Tom regarding potential networking solutions. 
  • Experiment with geofencing & iBeacon — what is possible?
  • Technology Chart – pros and cons of proposed sensors and tech

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Week 3:

  • Deliverable: summarize initial interview results; compile contact list for future interviews.
  • Deliverable: App mockup using prototype script
  • Deliverable: Identifying which sensors to implement; have 1 successful use of sensor/delivery system.

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Week 4:

  • Test Design #1 (of sensor delivery system) with 5 users.
  • Adjust script. Redesign
  • Meet with MTA
  • Map of where sensors would go and match with script
  • Prototype tactile surface

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Week 5:

  • Test Design #2 (of sensor delivery system) with 5 users.
  • Adjust script. Redesign?
  • Fabricate tactile surface

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Week 6:

  • Test Design #3 (of sensor delivery system) with 5 users.
  • Adjust script. Redesign
  • Finalize tactile surface
  • Final Presentation preparation
    • Prep app/interface mockups.
    • Collect video & photo footage

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Week 7:

  • Test Design #4 (of sensor delivery system) with 5 users.
  • Adjust script. Redesign. Finalize

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Week 8:

  • Final presentations