A holistic approach to monitoring our own tone of voice, gestures, and posture. Connecting our body and mind to become a better communicators.
Do your hands start shaking or do you stutter when you try to talk?
This Social Appearance Coaching Device monitors your gestures, posture and voice
to give you advice that can improve your communication skills and boost your self-esteem.
Monitor and improve your verbal & nonverbal communication skills
This wearable device monitors your gestures, posture, and voice. For instance, it analyzes the tendency of your posture and voice in meetings or presentations and gives you personalized advices on how to be more persuasive in your expression. It is a new approach to gain a better understanding of how we look, sound and are perceived by others.
Stick to Your Goals, Build your Confidence.
We each have our own style of communication style. For instance, some people prefer to be more persuasive with a calm tone of voice and dignified posture. While others may prefer to be more energetic with dynamic gestures and a vibrant tone of voice. Customize your own social behavior goals with the app.
・Automatically tracks voice tone, speech speed, posture, and gestures by clipping onto your shirt or bra.
・Vibration feedback supports proper posture and gives gesture reminders based on your personalized goals.
Project TAKT members are developing the prototype with Junichi Yamaoka, Keio University Researcher, with a debut expected at SXSW 2017.
First, you wear the device and customize your goal through the app. The app gives you customized advise about your posture,gesture, and voice tone. Your way of standing, gesture and speaking will be improved gradually through practice.
Visitors in SXSW can experience the prototype.
Nobuhiro Akimoto 秋元 伸浩
Panasonic Wellness Support Lead
Tomoki Ogawa 小川 智輝
Takashi Morimoto 森本 高志
Kaho Asano 浅野 花歩
Panasonic UX Designer
(Co-Creator) Junichi Yamaoka 山岡 潤一
Keio University Researcher, Artist
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