Challenges in mobile multi-device ecosystems
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BACKGROUND Coordinated multi-display environments from the desktop, second-screen to gigapixel display walls are increasingly common. Personal and intimate mobile and wearable devices such as head-mounted displays, smartwatches, smartphones and tablets are rarely part of such multi-device ecosystems. METHODS We conducted a literature research and an expert survey to identify challenges in mobile multi-device ecosystems. RESULTS We present grounded challenges relevant for the design, development and use of mobile multi-device environments as well as opportunities for future research. While our surveys indicated that a large number of challenges have been identified, there seems to be little agreement among experts on the importance of individual challenges. CONCLUSION By presenting the identified challenges, we contribute to a better understanding about factors that impede the creation and use of mobile multi-device ecosystems and hope to contribute to shaping the research agenda on interacting with those systems.
Grubert , J , Kranz , M & Quigley , A J 2016 , ' Challenges in mobile multi-device ecosystems ' mUX: The Journal of Mobile User Experience , vol. 5 , 5 . DOI: 10.1186/s13678-016-0007-y
mUX: The Journal of Mobile User Experience
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