This project is based on research done at the Samsung Research Institute, and the student worked with the Samsung Gear watch team. The report begins with an examination of occupational health and safety before identifying opportunities for stress management using wearables in the workplace. The project aimed to find a position that is at risk of physical or psychological harm in the service industry. The final brief explored the hypothesis that workplace stress increases because of digital devices. Stress is implicated as a wicked problem for which discretionary use of digital devices can offer solutions. The umbrella term for this is 'digital health'. Flow is a product that the student designed to helps users understand the limitations of their biology and helps users avoid needless suffering due to stress.
Keywords: digital health, Samsung, stress, user experience, wearables