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Interactive public display using mobile web client


Pattanakimhun, P and Chotikakamthorn, N and Chinthammit, W, Interactive public display using mobile web client, Proceedings from the 9th International Conference on Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, 12-13 October 2017, Phuket, Thailand, pp. 1-6. ISBN 9781509064779 (2017) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Large public displays are widely used in public spaces for serving information. Most of them lack user-content interaction due partly to the fact that a touch screen is not suitable. With nearly universal adoption of mobile smartphone devices worldwide, its use as a tool for interacting with a public display is a viable option. Lack of standard interaction methods, protocols, and wide-spread used mobile applications for this purpose is a problem that prevents its adoption. In this paper, we address these problems by proposing a method with a mobile phone device as a tool for interaction with a public display system. The method is based on a standard web client, preinstalled on all smartphone devices, thus avoiding the problem as mentioned. Standard mobile gestures were employed for ease of use. The problem of establishing a connection and getting control of the public display is addressed. Three pairing methods have been described and evaluated. The results and discussion are provided.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:public display, mobile interaction, interactive information display
Research Division:Information and Computing Sciences
Research Group:Library and information studies
Research Field:Human information interaction and retrieval
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in the information and computing sciences
UTAS Author:Chinthammit, W (Dr Winyu Chinthammit)
ID Code:126724
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Information and Communication Technology
Deposited On:2018-06-21
Last Modified:2018-07-31

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