• Stefano Di Tomaso (POLIMI)
  • Ting Lan (UAL-LCF))
  • Kevin Mac Donald (TUD)
  • Zhexi Xu (UAL-LCF)
  • #connection #privacy #feeling

    usPOCKETS are smart inner linings that can be applied to existing jackets as a product-service system. Left pockets are supplied with a pressure sensor, used to send a message, and a GPS for tracking, while right pockets have a speaker to receive the message. The aim is to create a safe way to communicate with friends without other people noticing. usPOCKETS are a way of communicating with peers to make users feel safe, in dark streets, crowded areas, play games, create an intimate moment, or connect people far away.