Connecting Distributed Families: Camera Work for Three-party Mobile Video Calls

  title={Connecting Distributed Families: Camera Work for Three-party Mobile Video Calls},
  author={Yumei Gan and Christian Greiffenhagen and Stuart Reeves},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
Mobile video calling technologies have become a critical link to connect distributed families. However, these technologies have been principally designed for video calling between two parties, whereas family video calls involve young children often comprise three parties, namely a co-present adult (a parent or grandparent) helping with the interaction between the child and another remote adult. We examine how manipulation of phone cameras and management of co-present children is used to stage… 
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