Imprints of place

Kirsten Boehner, Jennifer Thom-Santelli, Angela Zoss, Geri Gay, Justin S. Hall, Tucker Barrett
2005 CHI '05 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '05  
Personalization and social awareness, important aspects in the definition of a place, are traditionally overlooked in the design of technology for museums. We describe Imprints, a system to enhance the role of visitor participation beyond information receiver to active creator of sense of place. Overall response to the Imprints system is explored through interviews and log analysis of use. Despite some usability issues, response to the system was positive, and it was appropriated for both
more » ... alization and awareness of others. The results suggest an opportunity to introduce technology that plays with the dynamic between private expression and public presence in the traditional environment of the art museum.
doi:10.1145/1056808.1056881 dblp:conf/chi/BoehnerTZGHB05 fatcat:k23edes5ubco5erhfbaygdxxf4