Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1880/45885
Title: VideoArms: Supporting Remote Embodiment in Groupware
Authors: Tang, Anthony
Neustaedter, Carmen
Greenberg, Saul
Keywords: Computer Science
Issue Date: 26-May-2004
Abstract: Shared visual workspaces afford collaboration by providing a medium that grounds workspace activity, conversation, and gestures. If distributed groupware systems designed as shared visual workspaces are to replace or augment the physical workspaces of today, they need to naturally support these affordances. VideoArms is an embodiment technique for distributed groupware that captures body images of collaborators as they work, and transmits them to remote workspaces. These body images are then placed in the context of the workspace, thereby supporting the transmission of conversational gestures, collaborator identity, workspace activity and complex workspace gestures. The technique uses a purely digital approach, allowing for the possibility of different presentation techniques (e.g. colour video, shadows, transparent video, outlines, etc.). <BR><BR>Duration of video: 5 minutes, 8 seconds
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1880/45885
Appears in Collections:Greenberg, Saul

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
2004-754-19.pdf95.52 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
2004-754-19.ps717.14 kBPostscriptView/Open


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.