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Exploring Users' Experience with E-reading Devices

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New e-book readers and multifunctional mobile tablet devices are currently emerging, so bringing about a transition from printed to the electronic books. It is important to learn how usable these mobile devices are, by testing them on real users from various backgrounds. The paper presents a study which explores the perceived usability of two electronic reading devices, one dedicated reader and one multifunctional device. More specifically, the study employs eight tasks which users were required to complete within a specific time with two devices. Our results show that users functioned better on the multifunctional device in terms of performance measures, such as navigation, task difficulty and satisfaction.(original abstract)
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833--839
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Twórcy
  • Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, TEI of Athens Athens, Greece
  • Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, TEI of Athens Athens, Greece
  • School of Applied Arts Hellenic Open University, Patra, Greece
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