Social TV: Designing for Distributed, Sociable Television Viewing

  title={Social TV: Designing for Distributed, Sociable Television Viewing},
  author={Nicolas Ducheneaut and Robert J. Moore and Lora Oehlberg and James D. Thornton and Eric Nickell},
  journal={Int. J. Hum. Comput. Interaction},
Ethnographic research has shown that people enjoy watching television as a part of socializing in groups. However, many constraints in daily life limit the opportunities for doing so. The Social TV project builds on the increasing integration of television and computer technology to support sociable, computer-mediated group viewing experiences. In this paper, we describe the initial results from a series of studies illustrating how people interact in front of a television set. Based on these… CONTINUE READING
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