RobotPHONE: RUI for interpersonal communication

Dairoku Sekiguchi, Masahiko Inami, Susumu Tachi

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

73 Citations (Scopus)


RobotPHONE is a Robotic User Interface (RUI) that uses robots as physical avatars for interpersonal communication. Using RobotPHONE, users in remote locations can communicate shapes and motion with each other. In this paper we present the concept of RobotPHONE, and describe implementations of two prototypes.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCHI'01 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI EA'01
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI EA 2001 - Seattle, WA, United States
Duration: 2001 Mar 312001 Apr 5

Publication series

NameConference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings


OtherConference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI EA 2001
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySeattle, WA


  • Bilateral serve
  • Interface
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Physical avatar
  • RUI
  • Robot

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design


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