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Together Switch / Switch combined with mobile phone

Together Switch
Together Switch

Nowadays, the use of smartphones increasingly endangers human interactions. The new design, Together Switch, is to help people bring back the interactions with real world friends. Being a small cylinder-like device with a slot that can intuitively fit a smartphone, Together Switch will control what it is attached to. In order to use the function of the dining table people have to insert their phones into the slot of Together Switch and switch their phones like a key. If a person is to dine with a friend, they both have to leave their phones in Together Switch in order to enjoy the meal, which will surely make them interact with each other.

University

Shu-Te University

Shu-Te University
Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Shun-Jin Yu,
Shu-Te University

Zhe-Yu Wang,
Shu-Te University

Hui-Tsen Wu,
Shu-Te University