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Karen Church - Webcamp Overview
Karen Church - Webcamp Overview
Karen Church - Webcamp Overview
Karen Church - Webcamp Overview
Karen Church - Webcamp Overview
Karen Church - Webcamp Overview
Karen Church - Webcamp Overview
Karen Church - Webcamp Overview
Karen Church - Webcamp Overview
Karen Church - Webcamp Overview
Karen Church - Webcamp Overview
Karen Church - Webcamp Overview
Karen Church - Webcamp Overview
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  • 1. Karen Church & Jill Freyne
  • 2. Welcome!
    • WebCamp is a free Web interest event
    • The 1 st WebCamp was held in DERI in March 2007 on the theme of Social Networks
    • Inspired by it’s success we’re holding the 2 nd event today!
    • Theme: The Emerging Mobile Internet
    • Goal: Bring together people interested in Mobile Internet to discuss state-of-art and future directions
  • 3. The AIC
    • Established in 2003 via SFI Cluster Award
      • € 5.6 million funding from SFI over 4 years
    • Involves 6 Principal Investigators from Dublin Universities UCD and DCU
    • Multidisciplinary across science and engineering
    • Now has 87 researchers
    • CSET submitted 1Q2007 – c a . €20M
  • 4. Wireless Access
    • “WaveLan Network”
    • Need to use the UCD Proxy
    • If you have any problems you can try to manually set the proxy
      • proxy1.ucd.ie
      • Port 8484
  • 5. Coffee Break
    • Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided at the 11 AM coffee break 
  • 6. Refreshment Options
    • Elements
      • Reservation for 50 people made
    • O’Briens Sandwich Bar
    • Insomnia Cafe
  • 7. The Emerging Mobile Internet
    • There is over 2.6 billion mobile subscribers worldwide
    • More and more users are venturing online via their mobile phone!
      • 28% of users have browsed the Internet via their mobile phone (Ipsos Insight 2006)
    • Lots of activity in the mobile space
      • Mobile search, blogging, shopping & eBay, socializing/dating, local services, etc.
  • 8. What is the Mobile Internet
    • The Web via a phone or mobile device
    • Or…A mobile specific version of the Web
    • One Web vs. Mobile Web
  • 9. Challenges facing mobile users
    • Usability issues
      • Small screens, limited display, limited input options
    • Content issues
      • Mobile content is short/brief in nature when compared to standard Web content
      • Not a lot of content to inform retrieval
    • Infrastructure/network
      • Slower connections
    • Cost
      • More expensive
  • 10. Topics
    • Mobile Internet applications
    • Mobile search & browsing
    • Behavioural studies/analysis of Mobile Web usage
    • Challenges of the Mobile Internet
    • HCI on the Mobile Internet
    • Usability of mobile devices and services
    • User interfaces for mobile devices
    • Improving / enhancing content, infrastructure and billing models
    • Mobile Web 2.0
    • Content authoring/user generated content from mobile devices
  • 11. Event Program
    • 09.30 – 11.00 Industry Talks I
    • 11.00 – 11.15 Coffee Break
    • 11.15 – 13.15 Academic Talks
    • 13.15 – 14.15 Lunch
    • 14.15 – 15.45 Industry Talks II
    • 15.45 – 16.00 Short Break
    • 16.00 – 17.00 Break Out Sessions
    • 17.00 Close
    • Full Programme:
    • http://webcamp.org/EmergingMobileInternet
  • 12. Event Blog
    • We have setup a blog for today
      • http://emergingmobileinternet.blogspot.com
    • Please feel free to post questions, feedback, comments and suggestions for breakout sessions
    • Initial proposed discussion topics include:
      • The future of the Mobile Internet
      • Challenges facing the Mobile Internet
      • One Web vs. Mobile Web
  • 13. Enjoy!

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