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Personal and Ubiquitous Computing

, Volume 10, Issue 2–3, pp 128–135 | Cite as

The PhotoMirror appliance: affective awareness in the hallway

  • Panos MarkopoulosEmail author
  • Bert Bongers
  • Erik van Alphen
  • Jasper Dekker
  • Wouter van Dijk
  • Sebastiaan Messemaker
  • Joep van Poppel
  • Bram van der Vlist
  • Dirk Volman
  • Gilles van Wanrooij
Original Article

Abstract

This paper presents the design of PhotoMirror an intra-home communication appliance for supporting informal, lightweight communication and awareness between home inhabitants. The PhotoMirror captures and displays images of trivial daily events and rituals reflecting the commotion and activities of home inhabitants.

Keywords

Affective awareness Communication appliances Technology probes 

Notes

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Lisa Cherian for her original project concept and her support. Thanks to Boris de Ruyter of Philips Research for critical feedback and material support.

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Panos Markopoulos
    • 1
    Email author
  • Bert Bongers
    • 1
  • Erik van Alphen
    • 1
  • Jasper Dekker
    • 1
  • Wouter van Dijk
    • 1
  • Sebastiaan Messemaker
    • 1
  • Joep van Poppel
    • 1
  • Bram van der Vlist
    • 1
  • Dirk Volman
    • 1
  • Gilles van Wanrooij
    • 1
  1. 1.Industrial DesignEindhoven University of TechnologyEindhovenThe Netherlands

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