Tipple: location-triggered mobile access to a digital library for audio books
Hinze, A. & Bainbridge, D. (2013). Tipple: location-triggered mobile access to a digital library for audio books. In Proceedings of the 13th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (pp. 171-180). New York, USA: ACM.
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This paper explores the role of audio as a means to access books in a digital library while being at the location referred to in the books. The books are sourced from the digital library and can either be accompanied by pre-recorded audio or synthesized using text-to-speech. The paper details the functional requirements, design and implementation of Tipple. The concept was extensively tested in three field studies.