Gameinsam – A playful application fostering distributed family interaction on TV

Herrmanny, K., Budweg, S., Klauser, M., & Kötteritzsch, A. (2012). In S. Arbanowski, S. Steglich, H. Knoche, & J. Hess (Eds.), EuroITV 2012, Bridging People, Places and Platforms. Adjunct proceedings: 10th European Interactive TV Conference, Berlin, July 4-6, 2012. Fraunhofer FOKUS.


In this paper, we describe the concept and the prototype implementation of an interactive TV application which aims to enrich everyday TV-watching with playful interaction components, in particular to meet the demand of elderly people to keep in touch with their peers and family members, even if living apart.


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