Designing interactive newsprint

David M. Frohlich (Lead / Corresponding author), Philip Ely, Helen Moore, Connie Golsteijn, Paul Egglestone, John Mills, Jon Rogers, Tom Metcalfe, Kate Stone, Maria Menicou

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Abstract

The possibility of linking paper to digital information is enhanced by recent developments in printed electronics. In this article we report the design and evaluation of a local newspaper augmented with capacitive touch regions and an embedded Bluetooth chip working with an adjunct device. These allowed the interactive playback of associated audio and the registration of manual voting actions on the web. Design conventions inherited from paper and the web were explored by showing four different versions of an interactive newspaper to 16 community residents. The diverse responses of residents are described, outlining the potential of the approach for local journalism and recommendations for the design of interactive newsprint.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)36-49
Number of pages14
JournalInternational Journal of Human Computer Studies
Volume104
Early online date11 Mar 2017
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2017

Keywords

  • Augmented paper
  • Design principles
  • Interactive newsprint
  • Interactive paper
  • Printed electronics

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    Frohlich, D. M., Ely, P., Moore, H., Golsteijn, C., Egglestone, P., Mills, J., Rogers, J., Metcalfe, T., Stone, K., & Menicou, M. (2017). Designing interactive newsprint. International Journal of Human Computer Studies, 104, 36-49. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhcs.2017.03.002