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Media Spaces and Mobile Video Telephony

  • Kenton O'Hara
  • Alison Black
  • Matthew Lipson
Part of the Computer Supported Cooperative Work book series (CSCW)

In this chapter we examine everyday practices with mobile video telephony. Drawing on a diary study of video telephony users, we examine the social and practical aspects of mobile video telephony use and the ways it becomes part of people's everyday lives. We explore how particular characteristics of mobile video telephony afford these practices and then draw parallels and points of contrast with the traditional fixed video telephony and media spaces.

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Mobile Phone Dual Tasking Ambient Noise Computer Support Cooperative Work Video Channel 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenton O'Hara
    • 1
  • Alison Black
    • 2
  • Matthew Lipson
    • 3
  1. 1.CSIRO ICT CentreMarsfieldAustralia
  2. 2.Alison Black ConsultingReadingUK
  3. 3.Orange The PointLondonUK

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