Sophi is a conceptual smart infotainment system for your car that learns
your driving preferences over time. This was a group project in my Mechanical
Engineering class (ME110) at UC Berkeley
One of the features that makes Sophi stand out amongst typical infotainment
systems is the ability to create a
A common use case would be
On the other hand, Vincent needs the seat farther back, listens to loud music from his Spotify, and likes to blast the AC. Sophi can accommodate for both Michelle and Vincent through the "profiles" feature.
Sophi comes with a mobile application that lets you control your settings
from your smart phone. You can preset everything before you even open your car door.
Over time, Sophi will learn these configurations to deliver
I designed the UI and UX for both the car console and the mobile application. I used Illustrator
to design wireframes and InVision to make a live prototype.
At the end of the class, we presented our projects to GM managers and our professors. Below is a poster I designed to give a brief explanation of our project and shed light on our design process.
1. UI/UX isn't limited to just web or mobile devices.
2. Balancing virtual UI and physical UI is crucial.