Ubiquitous Computing, Augmented Reality
December 1, 1999
i. Video communication
ii. Video of Person "stopping by" appearing over door
1. lack of effort of appearing in your space
2. Too much physical instantiation and not enough idea behind
3. Convey information w/o interruption
4. affordances of media
i. What does it mean to have many screens around your space?
ii. Lack of physical interaction/greeting
2. Share physical activities, eat, walk, negotiating environment together.
i. Shared virtual space
ii. Third vs. First person view
i. More than two cameras: problem with orientation
personal object that you touch to ask for an interaction with another person. Heat transferal. Object gets warmer when when other person “picks up” (their personal object). Initially for greeting. Perhaps if you wanted to emphasize a point, then you would pick up your object, and the other person’s object would light up or make a sound (a remotely observable action), that could be mediated by the other person picking up their object.