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Relio / Work from home assistant

Relio
Relio

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2021

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many office workers have been forced to work from home, resulting in multiple mental health challenges related to work-life balance, coworker communication, and feelings of isolation. Relio tries to solve these issues by recontextualizing the user when working from home. The calming soundscape makes the user peripherally aware of the office environment in a non-obtrusive way, and the interface lowers the threshold to spontaneously communicate with coworkers. At the end of the working day, Relio can be turned off, ceasing all communication with the office, bringing the user back home.

Congratulations for the work and the excellent visualization of the proposal. The solution is of maximum interest and application in the current context without the need for major development. Excellent work!
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University

Eindhoven University of Technology

Eindhoven University of Technology
Eindhoven, Netherlands

Romain Toebosch,
Eindhoven University of Technology

Sebastiaan van der Kam,
Eindhoven University of Technology

Daphne Vermeer,
Eindhoven University of Technology