Playback of Rich Digital Books on Mobile Devices

  • Carlos Duarte
  • Luís Carriço
  • Fernando Morgado
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4551)


This paper presents the mobile version of Rich Book Player, a Digital Talking Book player for mobile devices. The mobile version is based on a desktop version with multimodal and adaptive features. The development of the mobile version tried to retain the look and feel of the desktop version and as much as possible of the features required for an advanced Digital Talking Book player. We describe how the intrinsic characteristics of mobile devices impacted the performance and interaction aspects of the application.


Mobile devices Digital Talking Books Speech output Evaluation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlos Duarte
    • 1
  • Luís Carriço
    • 1
  • Fernando Morgado
    • 1
  1. 1.LaSIGE – Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon, Edifício C6, Piso 3, Campo Grande, 1749-016 LisboaPortugal

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