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Speculative Devices for Photo Display

Abigail Durrant, Alex Taylor, Stuart Taylor, Mike Molloy, Abigail Sellen, David Frohlich, Phil Gosset, and Laurel Swan


In this paper, we describe three purposefully provocative, digital photo display technologies designed for home settings. The three devices have been built to provoke questions around how digital photographs might be seen and interacted with in novel ways. They are also intended for speculation about the expressive resources afforded by digital technologies for displaying photos. It is hoped interactions with the devices will help researchers and designers reflect on new design possibilities. The devices are also being deployed as part of ongoing home-oriented field research.


Publication typeInproceedings
Published inCHI '08 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery, Inc.
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