La frase del día

martes, 27 de enero de 2009

Ubiquitous Media Services: Future of the newspaper?

"Newspaper companies need to be attentive to the way new information technologies change the conditions and opportunities for news production and distribution. Given the ongoing diffusion of personal computers, handheld devices, and mobile telephones, as well as the advent of new technologies such as the e-paper, newspaper companies face new challenges today. There are a set of trends that coincide with these challenges. First, the ongoing convergence of different information and communication technologies trigger the emergence of new channels for media content. Second, the main-stream consumer possesses nowadays a range of different stationary and mobile computing devices, producing new boundary-spanning use patterns and behaviour. Third, the media industry converges in that the boundaries between different media domains are blurring..."

Source: Halmstad University (Sweden). Center for Innovative IT-use (CIIT). UbiMedia.
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