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Retrospective vs. prospective: two approaches to mobile media capture and access
by Arttu Perttula, Scott Carter, Laurent Denoue
International Journal of Arts and Technology (IJART), Vol. 4, No. 3, 2011


Abstract: Mobile media applications need to balance user and group goals, attentional constraints and limited screen real estate. In this paper, we describe the iterative development and testing of an application that explores these trade-offs. We developed early prototypes of a retrospective, time-based system as well as a prospective and space-based system. Our experiences with the prototypes led us to focus on the prospective system. We argue that attentional demands dominate and mobile media applications should be lightweight and hands-free as much as possible.

Online publication date: Sun, 24-Jul-2011


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