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Cheese cam: unconscious interaction between humans and a digital camera

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Cheese cam: unconscious interaction between humans and a digital camera
In everyday life, humans interact with many products. In many of these interactions, a person performs an action with, toward, or in the vicinity of a product and then the product reacts to that action. In this paper, however, the opposite interaction pattern, where a product performs an action to induce a user reaction, is presented by a new camera, `Cheese Cam', concept. Cheese Cam is a camera that can induce unconscious facial reactions in a photography subject, based on mirror neuron theory and facial mimicry theories. A small facial expression icon displayed on Cheese Cam's screen induces unconscious facial reactions in the subject. Experiments were conducted to investigate the effects of Cheese Cam on the facial reactions of subjects, and the results are discussed in this paper. Through this study, we explored possibilities of unconscious interaction. Keywords Unconscious interaction, mirror neuron theory, facial expression mimicry, interaction technique ACM Classifica...
Boram Lee, Woohun Lee
Added 24 Nov 2009
Updated 24 Nov 2009
Type Conference
Year 2009
Where CHI
Authors Boram Lee, Woohun Lee
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