A Machine-App system that help college students to trade their items
19.6 million students are projected to attend colleges and universities in the fall 2020
Zero individual university marketplace application
14 percent of eBay active users are 18-24 years old (Common age for college)
o Academic (textbooks, lab coats, clickers...)
o Electronics products (tv, monitors...)
o Electrical appliance(small fan, heater....)
o Furnitures (hangers, chair, storage box...)
o Entertainment (musical instruments,
A survey was sent out to 50 college students at Penn State University to collect their data and thoughts on used items trading.
of students have sold items to others
of students have bought used items from others
Sophomores buy the most
Senior sell the most
Two phone interviews were conducted to know details about how college students feels about dealing with spare items and how they purchase used items.
1. Have you bought any used items?
2. How do you deal with redundant items?
3. What difficulties you have encountered in aboved situation?
“I just want to have MAGIC when I was thinking about how to deal with these redundant items!!” (Megan · Class of 2020)
“I wish I can see the real items so I feel more secure when buying them...” (Jonah · Class of 2020)
- Add Review process when listing an used items to protect buyers
- Add in Return/Refund function
- Need to consider people that do not have LiDar on their phone
User testing was done on the User flow to clarify the needs of users.
LOGO & NAME
“Magic”: word from the interview
“Box”: Vending Machine
Vending Machine Display
Display Touch Screen
Different Sizes of Boxes
In front of Gym
- Used Boxing Gloves
- Gym bag
In front of library
- Used Earphones
- Desk Lamp
- Long Mirror