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Providing Device Independence to Mobile Services

Nylander, Stina and Bylund, Markus (2002) Providing Device Independence to Mobile Services. [SICS Report]

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Abstract

People want user interfaces to services that are functional and well suited to the device they choose for access. To provide this, services must be able to offer device specific user interfaces for the wide range of devices available today. We propose to combine the two dominant approaches to platform independence, "Write Once, Run Every-where™" and "different version for each device", to create multiple device specific user interfaces for mobile services. This gives possibilities to minimize the work with development and maintenance, while still keeping the control of how the user interface is presented to the end user. A calendar service has been implemented with user interfaces for Java Swing, HTML and std I/O.

Item Type:SICS Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:Device independence, user interfaces, mobile services, user interface design
ID Code:2257
Deposited By:Vicki Carleson
Deposited On:29 Oct 2007
Last Modified:18 Nov 2009 16:03

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