It Takes Two (To Co-View): Collaborative Multi-View TV

McGill, M., Williamson, J. and Brewster, S. A. (2015) It Takes Two (To Co-View): Collaborative Multi-View TV. In: TVX 2015, Brussels, Belgium, 3-5 Jun 2015, pp. 23-32. ISBN 9781450335263 (doi: 10.1145/2745197.2745199)

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This paper investigates how we can design interfaces and interactions for multi-view TVs, enabling users to transition between independent and shared activity, dynamically control awareness of other users activities, and collaborate more effectively on shared activities. We conducted two user studies, first comparing an Android-based two-user TV against both multi-screen and multi-view TVs. Based on our findings, we iterated on our design, giving users the ability to dynamically set their engagement with other users activity. We provide the foundations of a multi-user multi-view smart TV that can support users to transition between independent and shared activity and gain awareness of the activities of others, on a single shared TV that no longer suffers the bottleneck of one physical view. Through this we significantly improve upon a user's capability for collaborative and independent activity compared to single-view smart TVs.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Brewster, Professor Stephen and McGill, Dr Mark and Williamson, Dr John
Authors: McGill, M., Williamson, J., and Brewster, S. A.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2015 ACM
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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