What if our phone bills were readable, smart & good looking?
We've downloaded & analyzed 18 months of PDF phone bills data... and retrieved interesting information.
Over the month of November for example, Matt has been on the phone for about 5 hours, and he's made 140 calls.
To take the idea further and make this available to people, we've designed an online service concept.
After uploading PDF phone bills, the analysis would be made available on several different devices.
Logging into a user account...
First, one would upload their PDF bills to their Refact account through a browser.
They'd immediately get interesting facts about their phone consumption, they'd be able to see the evolution over time, etc.
That would of course be available on iPhone.
And in the same way, a summary with the main information would be there...
...the most called numbers...
...as well as the longest calls. That's always fun to be reminded about a call to an aunt that took over an hour!
Permalink : en.userstudio.fr/projects/refact
Economy sector : Telecoms
Job(s) : Service design, User experience, Interface design, Information architecture, Data visualization, Digital prototyping
Tags : facture, téléphone, web, iPhone, print, bill, phone, données personnelles, personal data, quantified self
A concept project "Made by US."
2012 | Making phone bills worth reading!
Refact is an independent service concept for visualizing phone bill data. Users upload their monthly bills in PDF format.
The bills are then instantly analyzed to provide relevant information for evaluating phone contracts in a visually appealing way. With Refact, subscribers can measure their actual use and determine whether their contracts fit their needs, something that the service providers don't necessarily always want to make available. In the featured case here, Matt's average consumption is 4.16 hours per month, whereas he contracted for a 10-hour deal…