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User-friendly mp3 player for use in music therapy Advisor – Prof. John Webster Client – Dr. Kristine Kwekkeboom, PhD, School of Nursing Team Members: Michael Conrardy – Co-leader Derek Klavas – Communicator Joey Labuz – Co-leader Jon Mantes – BWIG Joel Webb – BSAC Overview

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User-friendly mp3 player for use in music therapy

Advisor – Prof. John Webster

Client – Dr. Kristine Kwekkeboom, PhD, School of Nursing

Team Members:

Michael Conrardy – Co-leader

Derek Klavas – Communicator

Joey Labuz – Co-leader

Jon Mantes – BWIG

Joel Webb – BSAC


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Overview

  • Problem Statement

  • Client Motivation

  • Background

  • Client Requirements

  • Design 1 (Exoskeleton)

  • Design 2 (External Controller)

  • Design 3

    • iPod Touch

    • Case

  • Design Matrix

  • Future Work

  • References

  • Questions


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Background

  • Relaxation therapy

    • Nature Imagery

    • Nature Sounds

    • Symptom Focused

    • Relaxation Exercises

  • Portable Music Devices

    • Independence

    • Current Device

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Motivation

  • Study discovered problem with usability

    • Patient compliance

    • Nurse comfort

  • Cancer Patients

    • Elderly

    • Unfamiliar with current technology

  • Current MP3 players

www.letsgodigital.org


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Problem Statement

  • Design a user friendly MP3 player for the purpose of relaxation therapy.

    • Increase patient compliance

    • Increase professional acceptance

  • Record patient information

    • Track patient pain

    • Record frequency certain songs are played


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Client Requirements

  • Player capable of playing 12 relaxation exercises

  • Simple menu options

  • Easy-to-see screen

  • Easy-to-use controls; regardless of age or motor control

http://www.askdavetaylor.com/how_do_i_limit_the_volume_on_my_sons_apple_ipod_1.html


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Existing Devices

Air Click by Griffin Technologies

External handheld device

Recieves radio frequency signals

Small buttons

iEZClick by Monster

Receives radio frequency signals

Much larger play pause/button in middle

Most other products similar to Air Click and iEZClick

http://www.griffintechnology.com/products/airclick

http://www.monstercable.com/productdisplay.asp?pin=3714


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Design 1 - The iPod Exoskeleton

  • Advantages

    • Increases accessibility and ease of use

    • Compact

    • Formatted for iPod Nano

  • Disadvantages

    • Vastly complicated exoskeleton-iPod interface

    • Difficult to manufacture

    • Extremely bulky


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Design 2 – External Controller

  • Advantages

    • Easy to use control

    • Color coordinated buttons with large text

    • Bigger, easier to hold control

    • Non-slip backing on device

  • Disadvantages

    • Small screen size

    • Two separate devices

    • Navigation is limited


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Design 3 - iPod Touch Application

  • Advantages

    • Inexpensive

    • Easy to duplicate

    • Easy to distribute

    • Portable

    • Capable of data collection

  • Disadvantages

    • Limitations of the Application Developer

    • No physical buttons

http://images.apple.com/ipodtouch/gallery/


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Design 3 - iPod Touch Case

  • Designed specifically for our application

  • Patient can physically locate buttons

  • Protect the iPod


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Design Matrix


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Future Work

  • Finalize iPod case

    • Select material

    • Set button size

    • Finalize case size and dimensions

  • Begin programming

    • Xcode programming

    • Contact expert regarding apple developer program


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References

"Air Click Remote for iPod." 2008. Griffin Technology. 12 Oct. 2008 <http://http://www.griffintechnology.com/products/airclick>.]

Apple, Inc. "iPhone Developer Program." Apple Developer Connection. 12 Oct. 2008 <http://developer.apple.com/iphone/program/overview.html>.

Kwekkeboom, KL, Bumpus, M., Wanta, B., & Serlin, RC (2008). Oncology nurses’ use of nondrug pain interventions in practice. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 35: 83-94

Kwekkeboom, KL & Gretarsdottir, E. (2006). Systematic review of relaxation interventions for pain. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 38, 269-277.

Kwekkeboom, KL, Wanta, B, & Bumpus, M. (in press). Individual difference variables and the effects of progressive muscle relaxation and analgesic imagery interventions on cancer pain. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.

"Monster® iEZClick™ Remote Control for iPod®." 2008. Monster Cable Products. 12 Oct. 2008 <http://http://www.monstercable.com/productdisplay.asp?pin=3714>.


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Questions?

http://www.icanhascheezeburger.com


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