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1999

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What Users Expect From Future Terminal Devices:Empirical Results From An Expert Survey, Castulus Kolo, Michael Friedewald Jan 1999

What Users Expect From Future Terminal Devices:Empirical Results From An Expert Survey, Castulus Kolo, Michael Friedewald

Michael Friedewald

For the acceptance of future network-based media services the technical advancement of the man-machine interface is of great importance. The Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and In- novation Research (ISI) in Karlsruhe has conducted an expert survey on different acceptance factors, on the future development of media usage behavior, on network infrastructure and terminal devices as well as on the expected market development. Drawing on the results we point out perspectives in the light of today’s user needs and the technical possibilities.