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HomeNote: supporting situated messaging in the home

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HomeNote: supporting situated messaging in the home
In this paper we describe a field trial designed to investigate the potential of remote, situated messaging within the home. Five households used our “HomeNote” device for approximately a month. The results show a diversity of types of communication which highlight the role of messaging both to a household and to a place. It also shows the ways in which these kinds of messages enable subtle ways of requesting action, expressing affection, and marking identity in a household – communication types which have received little attention in the research literature. These in turn point to new concepts for technology which we describe. Categories and Subject Descriptors H.4.3 [Information Systems Applications] Communications Applications; H5.m. Information interfaces and presentation (e.g., HCI): Miscellaneous; H.5.2 [Information Interfaces and Presentation] User Interfaces - User-centered design; H.5.3 [Information Interfaces and Presentation] Group and Organization Interfaces Asynchro...
Abigail Sellen, Richard H. R. Harper, Rachel Eardl
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Type Conference
Year 2006
Where CSCW
Authors Abigail Sellen, Richard H. R. Harper, Rachel Eardley, Shahram Izadi, Tim Regan, Alex S. Taylor, Kenneth R. Wood
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