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Exploring New Communication Channels for Long-Distance Relationships

Joo Yeon Oh. "Exploring New Communication Channels for Long-Distance Relationships." MDes Thesis, University of Washington, in progress.

This thesis explores finding interpersonal values for long-distance relationships and building new communication systems. Her technology probe, Scentie-Talkie, posits that olfaction could play a role in evoking and capturing memories, sharing presence, and creating a long-term remote connection. She probes into distant others to communicate through a sense of smell documenting their thoughts and feelings while using the system.

View her poster from the Thesis Process Show in December 2018.

Read her related article on Medium.

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