Steve Bull
Interaction Design & Inventor -
NYU/ITP
VIRTUAL PARLOR


People prefer to chat without a monitor, keyboard and mouse


Virtual Parlor with five embedded communication devices


After dinner Cigar Box Chat - new moves sent to Dancing Gizmo by IR - bookmarks in Book Chat device set topics


Virtual visitors are represented by paper doll avatars in chat rooms on the second floor: Comedy, Death or Passion


Knitting table reveals net world music jam session