A Case Study on Ubiquitous Social Networking: Fusion Mobile

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.advisor Hyyppä, Kati
dc.contributor.author Visanen, Kristine
dc.date.accessioned 2014-02-12T14:24:57Z
dc.date.available 2014-02-12T14:24:57Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/12529
dc.description.abstract This thesis deals with the challenges and opportunities inherent in building a prototype capable of supporting ubiquitous social networking applications on mobile devices. The challenges in the design of mobile application are investigated through a case study that develops a prototype, Fusion Mobile, which is an application for mobile social networking and media sharing. This research is carried out within the context of an ongoing research project P2P-FUSION, which addresses current difficulties in regards to legal, creative reuse of audiovisual media on the internet. The project develops a software system called Fusion, which allows anyone to publish audiovisual content only to the audience they want within a P2P network, as well as through a mobile application. In developing this prototype application (Fusion Mobile), and the user interface in particular, I investigate the design process to find general keys to success in social networking application development for mobile devices. I develop a design framework and use a co-design approach to guide the process. By analyzing the design process, I provide insight to mobile application developers regarding the pros and cons of 1) using a pre-defined design framework to guide application development and 2) involving users and external mobile developers int he design process as co-design partners. en
dc.format.extent 95
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.title A Case Study on Ubiquitous Social Networking: Fusion Mobile en
dc.type G2 Pro gradu, diplomityö fi
dc.contributor.school Taiteiden ja suunnittelun korkeakoulu fi
dc.contributor.school School of Arts, Design and Architecture en
dc.contributor.department Media Lab en
dc.contributor.department Medialaboratorio fi
dc.subject.keyword co-design en
dc.subject.keyword design research en
dc.subject.keyword mobile en
dc.subject.keyword social networking en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201312128113
dc.type.ontasot Master's thesis en
dc.type.ontasot Maisterin opinnäyte fi
dc.contributor.supervisor Marttila, Sanna
dc.programme Uuden median maisteriohjelma fi


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