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Use scenarios: mobile 3D television and video
Author(s): Dominik Strohmeier; Mandy Weitzel; Satu Jumisko-Pyykkö
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Paper Abstract

The focus of 3D television and video has been in technical development while hardly any attention has been paid on user expectations and needs of related applications. The object of the study is to examine user requirements for mobile 3D television and video in depth. We conducted two qualitative studies, focus groups and probe studies, to improve the understanding of user approach. Eight focus groups were carried out with altogether 46 participants focusing on use scenario development. The data-collection of the probe study was done over the period of 4 weeks in the field with nine participants to reveal intrinsic user needs and expectations. Both studies were conducted and analyzed independently so that they did not influence each other. The results of both studies provide novel aspects of users, system and content, and context of use. In the paper, we present personas as first archetype users of mobile 3D television and video. Putting these personas into contexts, we summarize the results of our studies and previous related work in the form of use scenarios to guide the user-centered development of 3D television and video.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 January 2009
PDF: 16 pages
Proc. SPIE 7256, Multimedia on Mobile Devices 2009, 72560L (28 January 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.816724
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Dominik Strohmeier, Ilmenau Univ. of Technology (Germany)
Mandy Weitzel, Tampere Univ. of Technology (Finland)
Satu Jumisko-Pyykkö, Tampere Univ. of Technology (Finland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7256:
Multimedia on Mobile Devices 2009
Reiner Creutzburg; David Akopian, Editor(s)

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