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dc.contributor.advisorHinze, Annika
dc.contributor.advisorBainbridge, David
dc.contributor.authorPeng, Sanhong
dc.date.accessioned2013-05-07T04:16:14Z
dc.date.available2013-05-07T04:16:14Z
dc.date.issued2012
dc.identifier.citationPeng, S. (2012). A location-based audio book reader (Thesis, Master of Science (MSc)). University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand. Retrieved from https://hdl.handle.net/10289/7587en
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10289/7587
dc.description.abstractThe ability to display text on mobile devices has been progressively improved during the last decade with the growth in use of mobile devices. Recently, the e-book reader has been incorporated into travel tourism. In this project we design, implement and evaluate a location-based mobile e-book reader that provides users with both text and audio information. This project has two goals. The first goal is to build a rich location-based travel information provider system as a standalone mobile application without using web browsing functions. The second goal is to provide a communication between the mobile application and a digital library of e-book collections. Experimental results show that the mobile application, during elected events, has provided a special e-book reading experience to participants. The majority of participants liked the system especially with regards to interface design and functionality. Over half the participants felt the location-based audio e-book reader system was usable and interesting while traveling.
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dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherUniversity of Waikato
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dc.titleA location-based audio book readeren
dc.typeThesis
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Waikato
thesis.degree.levelMasters
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Science (MSc)
dc.date.updated2012-09-20T23:34:25Z
pubs.place-of-publicationHamilton, New Zealanden_NZ


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