Huggy Pajama paper awarded “Honorable Mention” at CHI 2012 Conference.
Paper title: Keep in Touch: Channel, Expectation and Experience – Paper
Rongrong Wang – Virginia Tech, USA
Francis Quek – Center for Human Computer Interaction, Virginia Tech, USA
Deborah Tatar – Center for Human Computer Interaction, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States, USA
Keng Soon Teh – National University of Singapore, Singapore
Adrian David Cheok – Keio University Graduate School of Media Design, Japan
Contribution & Benefit: Describes a remote touch study, showing communicative touch accompanied by speech can significantly influence people’s sense of connectedness. Identifies perception of communication intention as an important factor in touch communication design.