Scenario of Maria
“I want to stay healthy both mentally and physically always”
- Health Conscious
- Use basic technology for day to day activities
- Enjoy Social groups
1. A typical work day | Maria starts her day with some yoga, drop children to school and leave for office listening top headlines of the day. In office she is pretty busy editing, reviewing the newspaper articles and getting them ready to publish. She enjoy her work but found it really tiresome as she has to bog down in number of articles , meet a lot of people , attend lot of social events. After a tiresome day she is ready to get back to get some time for herself.
2. Planning for a walk | After dinner she checks her mobile phone and finds that some of her friends are out for walk quite nearby her house. She decides to join them to get some mentally relax. Uses her mobile to send out a signal notifying she is on her way to join them. The application suggests a safest path which is well lighted to reach her friends.
3. Walking and Socializing | Maria found a family of deer in the bushes; she clicks a picture and uploads it on facebook. She meets up with her friends and feels quite comfortable walking in their company. She shares her experience at work, funny and enjoying moments, listens to the daily activities of her friends. She enjoys calm and peace atmosphere at night, enjoys taking a different view of nature.
4. Check out something to buy | Maria bids good night to her friends and starts looking for a safest way back home using her mobile. On the way back she remembers to get a brownie for her son. She checks out her mobile to see if there is any local store open at that moment. She finds a corner bakery is still open, so she decides to go there and purchase her brownie.
5. Sharing her walking experience | Maria talks about her night walking experience at office, in her tweets. She posts pictures taken during night hours, of rare nature scenes on facebook. She shares information about which local stores are open at night. Browse through others experience of night walking and chose to explore some more places at night.
Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Education: Master’s in English from U of Michigan
Profession: Newspaper Editor
Home life: Married, no children
Hobbies: Walking, making friends, Yoga
Favorite TV shows: Desperate Housewives
Personality: Outgoing, Passionate, Social, Cheerful, Sophisticated
Maria uses this information system to…
- Connect and coordinate with friends
- Find safe walking routes at night
- Get a sense of safety by getting more info
- Find out about social events taking place at night, which might be of potential interest
- Wants to get emotional and mental relaxation by walking