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Thomas Rochford, Jisc Regional Support Centre
Mobile Users and Handheld Devices
Learning Resources Managers’ Forum , Acer ...
Some Issues ….
• Users or Devices ?
• Moving or Stationary ?
1. What do we mean by ‘Mobile’ ?
Learning Resources Managers’...
Some Issues ……
• Diversity of Devices
• Wearable, driveable, flyable, embedded, handheld and
even laptops & desktops
• Div...
Focus on two extremes
Tesco Hudl
•Entry level Tablet (£119)
•Well featured (Android 4.2.2.)
•Good Build
•Good Battery Life...
Supporting Diversity
»HTML 5 + CSS 3 for Design and Delivery
»Javascript for Animation
»XML for Data.
»Cloud/Web Storage. ...
Thank you!
Learning Resources Managers’ Forum , Acer St. Ives, 14th March 2014 6
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    1. 1. Thomas Rochford, Jisc Regional Support Centre Mobile Users and Handheld Devices Learning Resources Managers’ Forum , Acer St. Ives, 14th March 2014 1
    2. 2. Some Issues …. • Users or Devices ? • Moving or Stationary ? 1. What do we mean by ‘Mobile’ ? Learning Resources Managers’ Forum , Acer St. Ives, 14th March 2014 2 Mobile Users … may wish to access their information from a very wide range of locations and devices. They may not always be Human! Mobile Devices … can be trivially moved, virtually or physically between these locations. These locations may have no geographic co- ordinates, i.e. cloud-based
    3. 3. Some Issues …… • Diversity of Devices • Wearable, driveable, flyable, embedded, handheld and even laptops & desktops • Diversity of Platforms • Android, Apple, Windows • Diversity of Locations • Internet Availability issues • Public vs. Private spaces • Indoors vs. outdoors • Diversity of Accessibility • Permanent vs. Short term. 2. Coping with Diversity Learning Resources Managers’ Forum , Acer St. Ives, 14th March 2014 3
    4. 4. Focus on two extremes Tesco Hudl •Entry level Tablet (£119) •Well featured (Android 4.2.2.) •Good Build •Good Battery Life Learning Resources Managers’ Forum , Acer St. Ives, 14th March 2014 4 Android Mini PC (K9, MK809) •Very Cheap (under £40) •Well featured Android 4.2.2 •Needs ‘monitor’, power & input device •Highly customisable
    5. 5. Supporting Diversity »HTML 5 + CSS 3 for Design and Delivery »Javascript for Animation »XML for Data. »Cloud/Web Storage. (Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive etc). »MP4 (video), MP3 (audio). »PNG or GIF (Graphics), JPG (Photos). Learning Resources Managers’ Forum , Acer St. Ives, 14th March 2014 5
    6. 6. Thank you! Learning Resources Managers’ Forum , Acer St. Ives, 14th March 2014 6 Subscribe to the latest news, events and resources with e-Bytes. bit.ly/ebytessubscribe
    7. 7. Thank you! Learning Resources Managers’ Forum , Acer St. Ives, 14th March 2014 6 Subscribe to the latest news, events and resources with e-Bytes. bit.ly/ebytessubscribe
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