The video window: My life with a ludic system

William W. Gaver*

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The video window is a video screen hanging next to a window on my bedroom wall, showing the image from a camera mounted to show the skyline from outside that same window. In this paper, I describe the appeal of living with such a system, and the intermingled aesthetic, utilitarian and practical issues involved in its creation and the experience it offers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)60-65
Number of pages6
JournalPersonal and Ubiquitous Computing
Issue number2-3
Early online date19 Aug 2005
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2006
Externally publishedYes

Research Group keywords

  • Interaction Research Studio

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