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Mobile HCI and sound

Holland, Simon; Day, Robert; Leplâtre, Grégory and Edwards, Alistair (2004). Mobile HCI and sound. In: Brewster, Stephen and Dunlop, Mark eds. Mobile Human-Computer Interaction – MobileHCI. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3160. Berlin: Springer, pp. 527–528.

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Sound plays an increasingly varied and vital role in mobile and ubiquitous user interaction. One reason is the limited screen real-estate available in typical mobile devices. Another reason is that many mobile devices are used in minimal attention situations These are situations in which the user has only limited attention available for the interface: the users eyes may be busy elsewhere; and the user may be busy avoiding the normal hazards of moving around, and engaging with real-world tasks. In many circumstances, such interactions will involve non-speech audio and gesture to afford natural means of access to information, to other people, and to services and situations in the environment.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2004 Springer
ISBN: 3-540-23086-6, 978-3-540-23086-1
ISSN: 0302-9743
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 19263
Depositing User: Colin Smith
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2009 16:33
Last Modified: 01 May 2019 13:23
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