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Sharing conversation and sharing life: video conferencing in the home

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Sharing conversation and sharing life: video conferencing in the home
Video conferencing is a technology that families and friends use to connect with each other over distance. However, even with such technology readily available, we still do not have a good understanding of how video conferencing systems are used by people as a part of their domestic communication practices. For this reason, we have conducted interviews with 21 adults in the United States to understand video conferencing routines in the home and to inform the design of future domestic communication technologies. Our findings illustrate the importance of discerning availability and willingness to video conference prior to calling, the need to share everyday life activities in addition to conversation, and a need for new privacy protecting strategies that focus on autonomy and solitude as opposed to confidentiality. Author Keywords Video conferencing, domestic, families, media spaces ACM Classification Keywords H5.3. Information interfaces and presentation: Group and Organization Interfa...
Tejinder K. Judge, Carman Neustaedter
Added 17 May 2010
Updated 17 May 2010
Type Conference
Year 2010
Where CHI
Authors Tejinder K. Judge, Carman Neustaedter
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