Christine Lai Design
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Galasphere: Product and UIUX Interaction Design

GALASPHERE is a comprehensive telescope system with learning, community and guidance. UIUX design across various ecosystems and ergonomic product design for traveling.

 

 

 

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UI/UX + Product Design for GALASPHERE, is a comprehensive telescope system with learning, community and guidance.

 
 

Guidance Brian Boyl, Jeff Higashi 

TEAM Christine Lai, Yu Huang, Jason Liu

Project Duration Sept - Dec 2016, ArtCenter College of Design

Project Featured Dec 2016, ArtCenter Gallery

 
 
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logo design

The dynamic logo embodies the ideas of Immersive, Directed and Connected experience with stargazing.

 
 

Critera

  Immersive:  Be in the moment with stars

Immersive: Be in the moment with stars

  Directed:  Be guided and learn about the stars at a deeper level.

Directed: Be guided and learn about the stars at a deeper level.

  Connected:  Be connected with astronomy community digitally and personally.

Connected: Be connected with astronomy community digitally and personally.

 
 

Interface Designs

The hologram interfaces to learn about stars, connect with the community and set location for stargazing. 

 
 

Telescope interfaces

Direct users to find their desire stars.

 
 
  Tab:  To select

Tab: To select

  Swipe:  To Scroll up, down, next or previous.

Swipe: To Scroll up, down, next or previous.

Gesture Language

Touch interaction with the three dimensional hologram interface.

  Stretch and condense:  To zoom in and out

Stretch and condense: To zoom in and out

 
  Push and turn:  Rotate on the 3 dimensional interface.

Push and turn: Rotate on the 3 dimensional interface.

 
 
 

Scenario

Scenes of product user experience and interfaces.

Full scenario video is coming soon.

 
 

iconography

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Features and Technology

Utilizing current and future technology to formulate the best product experience.

  Freedom Optic:  NASA’s developing technology of potato chip like bendable lens to make portable telescope possible while maintain quality.

Freedom Optic: NASA’s developing technology of potato chip like bendable lens to make portable telescope possible while maintain quality.

  Magnetic Levitation:  Steady floatation of the telescope on top of the base unit with magnet and superconductor.

Magnetic Levitation: Steady floatation of the telescope on top of the base unit with magnet and superconductor.

 
  Hologram:  Air projection and interactive hologram technology developed by Chad Dyne from MIT. The principle of this technology is form mirage, the image projects from the dots onto the airflow “screen” that emits from the rectangle.

Hologram: Air projection and interactive hologram technology developed by Chad Dyne from MIT. The principle of this technology is form mirage, the image projects from the dots onto the airflow “screen” that emits from the rectangle.

  Live Geometry:  Inspired by BMW NEXT 100, the alive geometry technology offers the dynamic physical form changing in 4th dimension, result in real time 3D map experience.

Live Geometry: Inspired by BMW NEXT 100, the alive geometry technology offers the dynamic physical form changing in 4th dimension, result in real time 3D map experience.

 
  3rd Eye Gyro Camera:  With build in gyro camera, 3rd eye can capture high resolution photo in motion. Three powerful and responsive motors guarantees steady take off, hovering and sending your 3rd eye on the best height for stargazing.

3rd Eye Gyro Camera: With build in gyro camera, 3rd eye can capture high resolution photo in motion. Three powerful and responsive motors guarantees steady take off, hovering and sending your 3rd eye on the best height for stargazing.

  Drone Technology:  3rd Eye bases on drone technology to fly above the cloud. It benefits when weather changes to cloudy and the light pollution affects.

Drone Technology: 3rd Eye bases on drone technology to fly above the cloud. It benefits when weather changes to cloudy and the light pollution affects.

 
 
 

Product Design