Nokia Matrix 1996 QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
Use of mobile phone Contract or PAYG How much do you spend? Could you go 24 hours without mobile? How do you use your mobile EMERGENCIES ONLY CALL FOR LIFTS - “DAD I’M READY” BUSINESS SOCIAL TEXTING WEB BROWSING
Task Make a list of the functions on your mobile phone
Original mobile phones had Carrying handles - Weighed x kgs Patchy reception at best 2 metre aerials Talk time of minutes Battery life of hours Crazy expensiveWhat made it possible?
Enabling technology Massive increase in battery technology Increased life Smaller Quicker charging Reliability Low energy microchips ARM Holdings Minaturised electronics/IC
Activity Take your mobile phone Weigh the battery and the phone separately Calculate the total weight Weight of battery + weight of phone % of total weight which is battery Weight of battery * 100÷total weight
Future of Mobiles Size Functions Technology Draw a picture of the phone of the future
SummaryMobile phone technology is Changing rapidly Getting cheaper Influencing the way we run our lives Becoming more a digital interface
Homework - EssayThe mobile phone is influencing the way we run our lives.In what way are mobile phones reaching new and wider audiences?What changes are we likely to see in the next 20 years?400 wordsDeadline
Media StudiesInstitutions and Audiences Convergence