Mobile Devices, a Complement to Television. Case Studies

  • Angel García-CrespoEmail author
  • Inés García-Encabo
  • Carlos A. Matheus-Chacin
  • María V. Diaz
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 813)


Today, television is not just a device; with new mobile devices, smartphones and tablets, together with the advent of streaming video platforms, the concept of television is an entire ecosystem in which all the elements of HW, SW and broadcast channels intermingle to provide a new version of entertainment. This article will review real cases of how mobile devices can become part of this new ecosystem. It presents a set of applications that enhance the television ecosystem through mobile apps, using the possibilities of smartphones and tablets to increase capacities from a user’s point of view and that of the TV chains.


Mobile device Television Sensory disabilities 



The Pervasive technology was supported by Telefonica and the AudiSmart technology is supported by INDRA and Fundación Universia.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universidad Carlos III de MadridLeganésSpain
  2. 2.Universidad de AlcaláAlcalá de HenaresSpain

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