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Beyond Mobile TV: Understanding How Mobile Interactive Systems Enable Users to Become Digital Producers

  • Anxo Cereijo Roibás
  • Riccardo Sala
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4552)

Abstract

This paper aims to explore the quality of the user experience with mobile and pervasive interactive multimedia systems that enable the creation and sharing of digital content through mobile phones. It also looks at discussing the use and validity of different experimental in-situ and other data gathering and evaluation techniques for the assessment of how the physical and social contexts might influence the use of these systems. This scenario represents an important shift away from professionally produced digital content for the mass-market. It addresses methodologies and techniques that are suitable to design co-creative applications for non-professional users in different contexts of use at home or in public spaces. Special focus is be given to understand how user participation and motivation in small themed communities can be encouraged, and how social interaction can be enabled through mobile interfaces. An enhancement of users creativity, self-authored content sharing, sociability and co-experience can be evidence for how creative people can benefit from Information and Communication Technologies.

Keywords

users’ generated content pervasive multimedia mobileTV 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anxo Cereijo Roibás
    • 1
  • Riccardo Sala
    • 2
  1. 1.SCMIS, University of Brighton, Watts Building, Moulsecoomb, BN2 4GJ BrightonUK
  2. 2.Dare, 13-14 Margaret Street, W1W 8RN LondonUK

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