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Disc Golf Caddie – Persimmons

Disc Golf Caddie – Persimmons

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Disc Golf Caddie – Persimmons

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  1. Disc Golf Caddie – Persimmons Jessica Forrester John Majikes Matthew Marum

  2. Task Domain – Disc Golf • What is it? • Play is similar to regular golf • 18 holes • Tee to “pin” • Uses different types of discs instead of clubs • Popularity • 40,000+ members in the PDGA, even more unregistered recreational players • Nearly 3,000 courses in the U.S, 9+ in the Triangle

  3. Task Domain – Mobile Interaction • Disc golf is played outdoors by predominantly younger audience who carry cell phones • Mobile devices • Convenient • Ubiquitous • Existing technology includes wide array of instrumentation • GPS – location awareness • Bluetooth – two-way communication with other devices • 3G/4G – connectivity to internet • Disc instrumentation • Does not currently exist • Enables novel interaction possibilities

  4. User Requirements • Major frustrations • Losing discs • Lots of trees/brush • Discs are a minimum of $15 a piece • Remembering scores • Knowing hole layout • Poorly marked • Poorly maintained

  5. User Requirements • Requested enhancements • Advice based on • Position on hole • Available discs • Social opportunities • Playing against friends previous scores • Post your own progress • Review courses • Advice from other players

  6. Overall Design • Mapping • Current course maps to the display on the mobile device • Instrumentation allows exact position on the course • Player • Disc • Anticipate user needs • Show context sensitive advice at appropriate times • Unobtrusive yet still visible

  7. Overall Design • Visibility • Important features always known, e.g. current state of play always known • Score • Hole number • Less important features (enhancements) available through context menus • Social options

  8. Disc Golf Caddie

  9. Questions?