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IP Kiosks / Caller ID


In China to prepare for a user study we are running later this year. So hire
a car and driver for a day, head out of Beijing and keep going until we hit
some of the smaller towns and villages.

Most semi-urban high streets include at least one IP telephone kiosk. They
have an interesting dynamic – they’re typically noisy and don’t offer much
privacy. But they are cheap, and immensely popular.

The numbered booth brings a new meaning to the term Caller ID.