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20 November 2006

Nokia’s Jan Chipchase on mobile TV and personal experiences

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Mobile TV, Personal Experiences
Jan Chipchase, principal researcher in the Mobile HCI Group at Nokia Research has posted the essay “Mobile TV, Personal Experiences” and the paper “Personal Television: A Qualitative Study of Mobile TV Users in South Korea” on his blog Future Perfect.

The essay is by far the most intelligent thing I have read on mobile TV in a long time. It is not long, it will take you 5 minutes.

Chipchase’s summary:

Learn ten things you didn’t know about Mobile TV in this essay.

A summary? Its all about a personal experiences; home use is surprisingly popular; watching is a small part of the whole; up to 4 people can view a mobile TV at the same time but the act of sharing changes what it means to be a phone; why accessories are a struggle; design content for changing user postures; immersion is possible but is it desirable?; interactive experiences require interaction which is difficult if the user is not holding the device; everything you wanted to know about very personal media consumption but were afraid to ask; and finally what, how and why people watch in secret.

- Read essay “Mobile TV, Personal Experiences”
Download associated powerpoint (4.3 mb)

- Download paper “Personal Television” (pdf, 0.2 mb, 8 pages)
Download associated powerpoint with use cases (7 mb)

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