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Karen Church - Webcamp Overview

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Karen Church - Webcamp Overview

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

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