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Presenting dynamic information on mobile computers

Brewster, S.A., and Murray, R. (2000) Presenting dynamic information on mobile computers. Personal Technologies, 4 (4). pp. 209-212. ISSN 1617-4909 (doi:10.1007/BF02391559)

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Abstract

A problem with mobile computing devices is the output of dynamic information owing to their small screens. This paper describes an experiment to investigate the use of non-speech sounds to present dynamic information without using visual display space. Results showed that non-speech sound could be used in a simple share-dealing scenario to present a “sound graph” of share prices. This allowed participants to reduce the workload they had to invest in share-price monitoring as they could listen to the graph whilst they worked in a share accumulation window.

Item Type:Article
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s):Brewster, Prof Stephen
Authors: Brewster, S.A., and Murray, R.
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
Journal Name:Personal Technologies
Publisher:Springer
ISSN:1617-4909
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2000 Springer
First Published:First published in Personal Technologies 4(4):209-212
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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