Enhancing interactivity in webcasts with VoIP

Ron Baecker*, Melanie Baran, Jeremy Birnholtz, Clarence Chan, Joe Laszlo, Kelly Rankin, Russ Schick, Peter Wolf

*Corresponding author for this work

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

1 Scopus citations


This Interactivity demonstration presents a novel coupling of webcasting (streaming) with audioconferencing in which Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) communication is used in webcasts to enhance interactivity, engagement, and the sense of presence among viewers and presenters.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCHI'06 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI EA'06
Number of pages4
StatePublished - Dec 1 2006
EventConference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI EA 2006 - Montreal, QC, Canada
Duration: Apr 22 2006Apr 27 2006


OtherConference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI EA 2006
CityMontreal, QC


  • Audioconferencing
  • Engagement
  • Interactivity
  • Presence
  • Streaming
  • VOIP
  • Webcasting

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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