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The Ubiquitous Camera: An In-Depth Study of Camera Phone Use
April-June 2005 (vol. 4 no. 2)
pp. 42-50
Tim Kindberg, Hewlett-Packard Labs
Mirjana Spasojevic, Hewlett-Packard Labs
Rowanne Fleck, Microsoft Research
Abigail Sellen, Microsoft Research
This article presents an in-depth study into how people use their camera phones. Using a combined method of interviews and grounded discussions around a sample of actual photos, the study examined people?s intentions at the time of capture and subsequent patterns of use. The result is a six-part taxonomy describing how images are used both for sharing and personal use, and for affective and functional use. The authors also discuss the implications of these findings for future products and services.
Index Terms:
Camera phone, MMS, Multimedia Messaging Systems, taxonomy, ubiquitous camera
Tim Kindberg, Mirjana Spasojevic, Rowanne Fleck, Abigail Sellen, "The Ubiquitous Camera: An In-Depth Study of Camera Phone Use," IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 42-50, April-June 2005, doi:10.1109/MPRV.2005.42
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