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Multipurpose Interactive Public Displays in the Wild: Three Years Later
Found in: Computer
By Timo Ojala,Vassilis Kostakos,Hannu Kukka,Tommi Heikkinen,Tomas Lindén,Marko Jurmu,Simo Hosio,Fabio Kruger,Daniele Zanni
Issue Date:May 2012
pp. 42-49
Extended research on interactive public displays deployed in a city center reveals differences between the public's stated information needs and their actual information behavior and highlights effects that an artificial environment cannot duplicate.
UBI-Hotspot 1.0: Large-Scale Long-Term Deployment of Interactive Public Displays in a City Center
Found in: Internet and Web Applications and Services, International Conference on
By Timo Ojala, Hannu Kukka, Tomas Lindén, Tommi Heikkinen, Marko Jurmu, Simo Hosio, Fabio Kruger
Issue Date:May 2010
pp. 285-294
We present the design, implementation, deployment and evaluation of novel urban computing infrastructure called ‘UBI-hotspot’. It is effectively a large interactive public display embedded with other computing resources. We have deployed a network of UBI-h...
Social Surroundings: Bridging the Virtual and Physical Divide
Found in: IEEE Multimedia
By Simo Hosio, Hannu Kukka, Jukka Riekki
Issue Date:April 2010
pp. 26-33
<p>Social Surroundings is an application that uses smartphones and online social networks to help eliminate social barriers and encourage natural communication in public places.</p>
BlueInfo: Open Architecture for Deploying Web Services in WPAN Hotspots
Found in: Web Services, IEEE International Conference on
By Hannu Kukka, Fabio Kruger, Timo Ojala
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 984-991
We introduce BlueInfo, an open architecture for deploying web services in WPAN hotspots for cost-free context-aware mobile access over Bluetooth. A BlueInfo hotspot either pushes subscribed services at desired intervals to registered devices (BlueInfo Push...
Crowdsourcing on the spot: altruistic use of public displays, feasibility, performance, and behaviours
Found in: Proceedings of the 2013 ACM international joint conference on Pervasive and ubiquitous computing (UbiComp '13)
By Denzil Ferreira, Hannu Kukka, Jakob Rogstadius, Jorge Goncalves, Simo Hosio, Vassilis Kostakos, Yong Liu
Issue Date:September 2013
pp. 753-762
This study is the first attempt to investigate altruistic use of interactive public displays in natural usage settings as a crowdsourcing mechanism. We test a non-paid crowdsourcing service on public displays with eight different motivation settings and an...
What makes you click: exploring visual signals to entice interaction on public displays
Found in: Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '13)
By Hannu Kukka, Heidi Oja, Jorge Gonçalves, Timo Ojala, Vassilis Kostakos
Issue Date:April 2013
pp. 1699-1708
Most studies take for granted the critical first steps that prelude interaction with a public display: awareness of the interactive affordances of the display, and enticement to interact. In this paper we investigate mechanisms for enticing interaction on ...
Enhancing interactive public displays with social networking services
Found in: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (MUM '10)
By Hannu Kukka, Jukka Riekki, Marko Jurmu, Simo Hosio, Timo Ojala
Issue Date:December 2010
pp. 1-9
In this paper, we suggest utilizing modern social networking services for building versatile applications for interactive public displays. We demonstrate the functionality and potential of this approach by presenting a set of services deployed on top of a ...
Supporting distributed private and public user interfaces in urban environments
Found in: Proceedings of the Eleventh Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems & Applications (HotMobile '10)
By Hannu Kukka, Jukka Riekki, Marko Jurmu, Simo Hosio, Timo Ojala
Issue Date:February 2010
pp. 25-30
Proliferation of large public displays in urban cityscape gives rise to applications distributed between public displays and mobile devices. However, real deployment of distributed applications on top of this new infrastructure is challenging as no commonl...
UbiRockMachine: a multimodal music voting service for shared urban spaces
Found in: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (MUM '09)
By Hannu Kukka, Rodolfo Patino, Timo Ojala
Issue Date:November 2009
pp. 1-8
In this paper we suggest a conceptual architecture for music systems, designed to shift the control over a shared urban space to the users themselves, and also to encourage social interaction between co-located friends and strangers alike. We present UbiRo...
Leveraging social networking services to encourage interaction in public spaces
Found in: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (MUM '08)
By Hannu Kukka, Jukka Riekki, Simo Hosio
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 1-22
The breakthrough of web 2.0 and sudden uprising of hundreds of different social networking sites have modified the way we communicate and share our experiences and lives with other people. Despite the undeniable networking advantages this digital world off...