Comparing media types and delivery methods on mobile terminals

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Abstract

If a user had a choice of watching the latest television news on the mobile phone, or listening to the news on the radio, or reading text news with the mobile, what would he choose? The project conducted three trials, in which mobile terminals were used in such a variety of situations that no single media type and no delivery method was able to fulfill all needs. Unlike previous studies, the results indicate that mobile television does not involve low commitment: The users did not usually do anything else while watching. Furthermore, just surfing around or viewing an arbitrary program flow seems not to be enough. Even though one of key motives of mobile television use is to kill time, people may want to kill time with content which is appropriate for that particular moment. Entertainment in mobile broadcast content was found problematic, because mobile viewing is typically shortterm and fragmentary; thus the users often missed the beginnings of episodes
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings
Subtitle of host publicationInternational Conference on Multimedia Technology, ICMT 2011
PublisherIEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
Pages4875-4878
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-61284-774-0
ISBN (Print)978-1-61284-771-9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
Event2nd International Conference on Multimedia Technology, ICMT 2011 - Hangzhou, China
Duration: 26 Jul 201128 Jul 2011

Conference

Conference2nd International Conference on Multimedia Technology, ICMT 2011
Abbreviated titleICMT 2011
CountryChina
CityHangzhou
Period26/07/1128/07/11

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Keywords

  • 3G
  • DVB-H
  • media
  • mobile TV
  • podcasting
  • smart phone
  • streaming video
  • tablet computer
  • usability

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Ollikainen, V., Oksman, V., Tammela, A., & Noppari, E. (2011). Comparing media types and delivery methods on mobile terminals. In Proceedings: International Conference on Multimedia Technology, ICMT 2011 (pp. 4875-4878). IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers . https://doi.org/10.1109/ICMT.2011.6001699
Ollikainen, Ville ; Oksman, Virpi ; Tammela, Antti ; Noppari, E. / Comparing media types and delivery methods on mobile terminals. Proceedings: International Conference on Multimedia Technology, ICMT 2011. IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers , 2011. pp. 4875-4878
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Ollikainen, V, Oksman, V, Tammela, A & Noppari, E 2011, Comparing media types and delivery methods on mobile terminals. in Proceedings: International Conference on Multimedia Technology, ICMT 2011. IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers , pp. 4875-4878, 2nd International Conference on Multimedia Technology, ICMT 2011, Hangzhou, China, 26/07/11. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICMT.2011.6001699

Comparing media types and delivery methods on mobile terminals. / Ollikainen, Ville; Oksman, Virpi; Tammela, Antti; Noppari, E.

Proceedings: International Conference on Multimedia Technology, ICMT 2011. IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers , 2011. p. 4875-4878.

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Ollikainen V, Oksman V, Tammela A, Noppari E. Comparing media types and delivery methods on mobile terminals. In Proceedings: International Conference on Multimedia Technology, ICMT 2011. IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers . 2011. p. 4875-4878 https://doi.org/10.1109/ICMT.2011.6001699