"When people are in the same room, the physical and communication places are the same. When the communicants are separated by distance, as in a telephone conversation, there is still a sense of being together although sight and touch are not possible. By using television instead of telephone, VIDEOPLACE seeks to augment this sense of place by including vision, physical dimension and a new
interpretation of touch."
Krueger, Myron W. 1977. Responsive environments. In: Proceedings of the June 13-16, 1977, national computer conference. AFIPS '77. Dallas, Texas:ACM