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Mobile Phone Video Camera in Social Context

  • Erika Reponen
  • Jaakko Lehikoinen
  • Jussi Impiö
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4551)

Abstract

Video recording is becoming available in various everyday situations, thanks to the quickly spreading video capabilities of modern mobile phones. Recording decision is now often made spontaneous, as the recording devices are constantly available without explicit planning. We discuss the effect of this change in the social environment on the basis of a study where four groups of people used digital video cameras in their everyday life. While this new way of communicating enables new social patterns, it also raises new concerns for privacy and trust. We discuss the relation of context and video recording through a model of primary and secondary contexts. We also analyze acceptability and transparency of video recording as functions of time.

Keywords

Mobile phones cameras video context privacy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Erika Reponen
    • 1
  • Jaakko Lehikoinen
    • 1
  • Jussi Impiö
    • 1
  1. 1.Nokia Research Center, Visiokatu 1, FI-33720 TampereFinland

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