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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Background • Relaxation therapy • Nature Imagery • Nature Sounds • Symptom Focused • Relaxation Exercises • Portable Music Devices • Independence • Current Device http://7art-screensavers.com/screens/charming-waterfalls/green-mountain-waterfall.jpg

  4. Motivation • Study discovered problem with usability • Patient compliance • Nurse comfort • Cancer Patients • Elderly • Unfamiliar with current technology • Current MP3 players www.letsgodigital.org

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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/

  11. Design 3 - iPod Touch Case • Designed specifically for our application • Patient can physically locate buttons • Protect the iPod

  12. Design Matrix

  13. 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

  14. 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>.

  15. Questions? http://www.icanhascheezeburger.com