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Adding Haptic Feedback to Mobile TV

Alexander, Jason and Marshall, Mark T. and Subramanian, Sriram (2011) Adding Haptic Feedback to Mobile TV. In: Extended Abstracts of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems :. ACM, New York, NY, USA, pp. 1975-1980. ISBN 978-1-4503-0268-5

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With the abundance of large-screen displays, mobile device users currently have little motivation to stream video content and TV broadcasts to their device - the desire to watch content 'on the move' does not currently outweigh the necessity of viewing this content on a miniaturised screen. However, the value and appeal of mobile TV broadcasts can be increased by the addition of a haptic-feedback channel to supplement the traditional video and audio streams. This paper discusses the development of mobile haptic TV systems. It describes the design constraints for these systems and presents one concept implementation, UltraTV. UltraTV is a mobile device that provides mid-air, multi-point, back-of-device ultrasonic haptic feedback to enhance the mobile TV experience (see Figure 1). The paper concludes with a look at avenues for further exploration within the realm of mobile haptic TV.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 50122
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 30 Sep 2011 11:47
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 22 May 2018 06:14
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