Information Capture Devices for Social Environments

  • Meghan Deutscher
  • Phillip Jeffrey
  • Nelson Siu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3295)


We put forth a proposal for a system that creates an augmented social environment where devices allow for an integrated capture of information about a social gathering (e.g. pictures, audio recordings, written thoughts and expression). Users can subsequently navigate around a collection of images, while listening to sounds and conversations recorded with the photo at the time of capture. We describe the devices used to capture this information and the user experience of the integrated Memory Collage application. The paper will also discuss the implications found for ambient intelligence within social environments.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Meghan Deutscher
    • 1
  • Phillip Jeffrey
    • 2
  • Nelson Siu
    • 1
  1. 1.HCT LaboratoryUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada
  2. 2.MAGICUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada

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