Virtual animal characters in future communication : explorative study on character choice and agency

@inproceedings{Kiskola2018VirtualAC,
  title={Virtual animal characters in future communication : explorative study on character choice and agency},
  author={Joel Aarni Johannes Kiskola},
  year={2018}
}
People need efficient means to communicate at a distance, but the available means to message can be inadequate. Any sent message might be perceived too little, fail to convey the intended emotion, or be received in a place, time or fashion that the sender would not prefer. There is room for new types of Computer-mediated communication. The thesis is an exploratory, mixed-methods study on a futuristic concept, where augmented-reality technology is used to send a lively and intelligent virtual… CONTINUE READING