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Pivot / Meditative smartphone lock


Pivot is a smartphone charging station designed to revive the ritual of evening prayer. Reflection, meditation and thanksgiving are important values in different religions, however they are practiced sparsely today as our lifestyles often leave no space for it. Pivot not only helps to regulate smartphone use during the day but also guides through personalised meditation before sleep. With the use of sound, light or text it helps to relax, calm breath and get inspired to reflect, while the smartphone is muted and blurred from view.


FH Joanneum

FH Joanneum
University of Applied Sciences
Graz, Austria

Clara Fessler,
FH Joanneum