Mediating Remote Parent-Child Contact with the ShareTable

Lana Yarosh, Sanika Mokashi, Tony Tang, Gregory D. Abowd, Stephen Cuzzort, Hendrik Mueller, Hina Shah, Brian DiRito, Jasjit Singh, Shashank Raval, and Jee Yeon Hwang

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The ShareTable, deployed in the household of each distributed family member, combines videoconference and a shared tabletop surface to help children and adults who live apart stay in touch through natural activities like playing games, reading together, and doing homework.

  • Yarosh, S., Cuzzort, S., Mueller, H., and Abowd, G.D. Developing a Media Space for Remote Synchronous Parent-Child Interaction. Proc. of IDC, 2009.