The topic: Help non-musician adults with musical instrument skills better find and interact with musical instrument communities.
This week I interviewed 2 people from my target user group, and also one person who is a musical instrument learner for the comparison purpose. The goal of these exploratory interviews is to 1) Discover and prioritize target users’ motivations and needs of playing musical instruments. 2) Their high-level key activities of musical instrument playing.
Problem: Help non-musician adults with musical instrument skills find and interact with musical instrument communities.
Benefit to users: Users can get a better sense of achievement, a good means of expression, make more friends, and level up their musical instrument skills.
Why? Playing musical instruments is relaxing, brings people happiness, and is a social opportunity.
Problem: Elderly people find it hard to remember where is each item in their home.
Benefit to users: Elderly people can quickly find and organize all their items.
Why? Empower them to manage their life independently without hassles.
It’s very exciting to start a two-semester journey of my thesis project. I hope my thesis project can be a persuasive potential startup concept in the real world that can achieve business viability, technical feasibility(Have some core technical demos), and customer desirability. …