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A Study on the Design of Augmented Reality User Interfaces for Mobile Learning Systems in Heritage Temples

  • Kuo-Hsiung Wang
  • Li-Chieh Chen
  • Po-Ying Chu
  • Yun-Maw Cheng
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5622)

Abstract

In order to reduce switching attention and increase the performance and pleasure of mobile learning in heritage temples, the objective of this research was to employ the technology of Augmented Reality (AR) on the user interfaces of mobile devices. Based on field study and literature review, three user interface prototypes were constructed. They both offered two service modes but differed in the location of navigation bars and text display approaches. The results of experiment showed that users preferred animated and interactive virtual objects or characters with sound effects. In addition, transparent background of images and text message boxes were better. The superimposed information should not cover more than thirty percents of the screen so that users could still see the background clearly.

Keywords

Mobile Learning User Interface Design Augmented Reality 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kuo-Hsiung Wang
    • 1
  • Li-Chieh Chen
    • 1
  • Po-Ying Chu
    • 1
  • Yun-Maw Cheng
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Industrial Design Department of Media Design Department of Computer Science and EngineeringTatung UniversityTaipei CityTaiwan, R.O.C.

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