What's the story
Recliner seating has been a part of the living room culture for decades.  The popularity of specialty seating such as massage chairs, have attracted new and younger demographics.  These chairs often feature ugly and bulky remotes which incur hefty costs for manufacturers when upgrades are needed to be made.  Industry trends are also pointing towards smart home solutions.  My client Relaxor needed to provide their clients with flexible options which would enhance the user experience.
Controlling functions using voice commands.  Some users will prefer using voice commands to activate their seat settings.  Simply press the Mic options and say the desired function.
Some households might have more than one recliner/massage chair.  User can personalize their chair name. 
To enhance the experience, the user can access a e-commerce platform and buy specialty furniture and other related accessories for their environments.
Who are the users
Key Features
User Flow
How quickly can the user access the remote?  That is the question...  User must connect to chairs near by via Bluetooth.  Once paired with a chair, the remote can be accessed quickly.  Any delays or too many steps required in getting to the remote function will result in a bad user experience. 
Wireframing & Prototypes
Quick prototypes were made to test which layout worked best.  users prefer to see the main functions together, especially when 2 functions are pressed simultaneously.  The user might want the head rest and leg rest active at the same time.

Project and Involvement
2018-19
UX/UI Designer for my client Relaxor Inc.  Purpose of the project was to design a remote app to control recliner and massage chair functions.  I worked closely with the project manager, developer, engineer and COO.  The project involved some user research, ethnographic research, and user testing.








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