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Making interactive TV easier to use:interface design for a second screen approach

Cruickshank, Leon and Tsekleves, Emmanuel and Whitham, Roger and Hill, Annette and Kondo, Kaoruko (2007) Making interactive TV easier to use:interface design for a second screen approach. The Design Journal, 10 (3). pp. 41-53. ISSN 1756-3062

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    Abstract

    Interactive television (iTV) has the potential to revolutionize the way we consume broadcast media, but users still find both the notion of iTV and the services currently available problematic. This paper describes a project that investigates a representative group of users' aspirations, and barriers to iTV service engagement in the UK. This primary research informed the development of new User Interface (UI) and service solutions that addressed these barriers. Specifically, a second screen solution was developed to remove the need for iTV services to use on-screen graphics, dramatically improving the possibilities for effective interaction and navigation for iTV interfaces and services. The effectiveness of these solutions was evaluated through the testing of these new iTV services in a representative group of family homes.

    Item Type: Article
    Journal or Publication Title: The Design Journal
    Additional Information: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in The Design Journal on ??/11/2007, available online: http://wwww.tandfonline.com/10.2752/146069207789271920
    Uncontrolled Keywords: INTERACTIVE TV ; PDA ; SECOND SCREEN ; USER INTERFACE
    Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
    Departments: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts
    ID Code: 774
    Deposited By: Dr Leon Cruickshank
    Deposited On: 20 Nov 2007
    Refereed?: Yes
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 09 Aug 2016 01:14
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/774

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