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PlayPals: tangible interfaces for remote communication and play

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PlayPals: tangible interfaces for remote communication and play
PlayPals are a set of wireless figurines with their electronic accessories that provide children with a playful way to communicate between remote locations. PlayPals is designed for children aged 5-8 to share multimedia experiences and virtual co-presence. We learned from our pilot study that embedding digital communication into existing play pattern enhances both remote play and communication. Keywords Tangible Interfaces, Remote Play, Toys, Children. ACM Classification Keywords H5.m. Information interfaces and presentation.
Leonardo Bonanni, Cati Vaucelle, Jeff Lieberman, O
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Type Conference
Year 2006
Where CHI
Authors Leonardo Bonanni, Cati Vaucelle, Jeff Lieberman, Orit Zuckerman
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