Bear With Me

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Final CMSC838F Final Project


Team Members:

Zahra Ashktorab , Masters student, Human-Computer Interaction
Allan Fong, PhD student, Computer Science

Summary:

For our final project, we wanted to enhance interpersonal communication with tangible ways of exchanging emotions. We created Bear With Me, a prototype system that allows two users to tangibly send and receive hugs (as well as motion) in near real-time. We used teddy bears as our medium because stuffed animals are often given as a symbol of an emotional or personal connection and we wanted to extend this metaphor in our project.





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