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Exploring Bluetooth based Mobile Phone Interaction with the Hermes Photo Display

Cheverst, K. and Dix, Alan and Fitton, D. and Kray, C. and Rouncefield, M. and Sas, Corina and Sheridan, J. and Saslis-Lagoudakis, G. (2005) Exploring Bluetooth based Mobile Phone Interaction with the Hermes Photo Display. In: MobileHCI '05 Proceedings of the 7th international conference on Human computer interaction with mobile devices & services. UNSPECIFIED, 47 - 54. ISBN 1-59593-089-2

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    Abstract

    One of the most promising possibilities for supporting user interaction with public displays is the use of personal mobile phones. Furthermore, by utilising Bluetooth users should have the capability to interact with displays without incurring personal financial connectivity costs. However, despite the relative maturity of Bluetooth as a standard and its widespread adoption in today’s mobile phones, little exploration seems to have taken place in this area - despite its apparent significant potential. This paper describe the findings of an exploratory study nvolving our Hermes Photo Display which has been extended to enable users with a suitable phone to both send and receive pictures over Bluetooth. We present both the technical challenges of working with Bluetooth and, through our user study, we present initial insights into general user acceptability issues and the potential for such a display to facilitate notions of community.

    Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
    Uncontrolled Keywords: cs_eprint_id ; 1058 cs_uid ; 1
    Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
    ID Code: 12588
    Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
    Deposited On: 30 Jul 2008 16:40
    Refereed?: No
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 16 Aug 2012 16:39
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/12588

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