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Handheld Gizmos Mobile Technology Gartner Dataquest, June 2004 predicted by 2006 64.4 million mobile computing devices (laptops & handhelds) will be shipped worldwide. However in Dec. 2005, Nokia estimated that 780 million mobile units will be sold for 2005, and predicts that in 2008, the market will have 3 billion mobile subscribers. http://www.mobilemonday.net/mm/story.php?story_id=4538 Pew Research Center reported that in 2004, 66% of American adults had a cell phone, and Jupiter Research recently estimated the US has 195 million cell phones. 1985 mobility in a suit case http://www.galaxyphones.co.uk/mobile_phones_history09.asp http://www.galaxyphones.co.uk/mobile_phones_history09.asp Introduction Mobile Basics Zeke Crater Palm Zeke & Leslie Johnston Windows Mobile 5 Bill Corey & Cyril Oberlander
Who said mobile technology is easy?
Project Librarian Anywhere Emergent Technology Implementation Plan Visioning a mobile future for LibrariesVisioning a mobile future for Libraries Validate concepts with capabilities & technical requirements with limited deploymentValidate concepts with capabilities & technical requirements with limited deployment Evaluate:Evaluate: Software (bundled & 3 rd party)Software (bundled & 3 rd party) HardwareHardware Need & fit with organization, users, etc.Need & fit with organization, users, etc. Support, security, resources, etc.Support, security, resources, etc. TrainingTraining Service and workflowService and workflow Research potentialResearch potential
Project Librarian Anywhere Industrial Smartphone Bill Corey Symbol MC70 Barcode ScannerBarcode Scanner Windows Mobile 5Windows Mobile 5 Voice Activated CommandsVoice Activated Commands Touch Screen & moreTouch Screen & more Consumer Smartphone Cyril Oberlander HP iPAQ 6945 Camera PhoneCamera Phone Windows Mobile 5Windows Mobile 5 Touch Screen & moreTouch Screen & more
Symbol MC70 Challenges: Network AccessNetwork Access Active SyncActive SyncOpportunities: LEO WhoisLEO Whois Virgo / Bibliographic & Item VerificationVirgo / Bibliographic & Item Verification Driving, Directions, LocationsDriving, Directions, Locations
Goal of Librarian Anywhere with a Symbol MC70 TX123.V32 Tipping Point 2005 Alderman 1 Old 1.View Details 2.Look Up Virgo 3.Cancel 4.Note 5.Inventory 6.Barcode Scanning the barcode updates Sirsi & ILLiad, and Prints necessary LEO or ILL shipping receipts
Mobile Interface between User, Staff, & Systems Sirsi Workflows ILLiad Database NCIP or API Mobile Paging & Updating System 1. 1.Paging list on mobile smart phone. 2. 2.Staff update by scanning barcode. 3. 3.Delivery Slip is printed on mobile printer. 4. 4.Script runs (when wireless signal is available) Update request on ILLiad. Check out Item ID to User ID on Sirsi. 5. 5.Item is ready for delivery. Why Mobile Update? Benefits: Update list dynamicallyUpdate list dynamically Communication tool with distributed staffCommunication tool with distributed staff Improve problem solving; check current status, etc.Improve problem solving; check current status, etc. Print only when neededPrint only when needed Reduced turn-around timesReduced turn-around times Reduced handling of materialsReduced handling of materials Synchronize updating in parallel systemsSynchronize updating in parallel systems
Why Consider an Industrial Smartphone? They are not your desktop, tablet or umpc They are not your desktop, tablet or umpc They do not run Windows XP They do not run Windows XP They dont do all those things you can do with your desktop computer. They dont do all those things you can do with your desktop computer. They are innovative, forward-looking, beautifully designed, durable, and potentially extremely productive devices that could change how we all do our jobs. They are innovative, forward-looking, beautifully designed, durable, and potentially extremely productive devices that could change how we all do our jobs.
Capabilities of Industrial Smartphone The Power of a . The Power of a . Cell phone Cell phone PDA PDA Computer Computer Scanner Scanner Imager Imager
It Can Print, Scan, Image, Record, File, Speak, Call Your Co-Workers, Organize
All in one handheld unit Designed to withstand all-day, everyday use in almost any environment
Deliver true anywhere anytime wireless WAN/LAN/PAN voice and data communications Including: voice functionality data capture and the POWER to run nearly any application
EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES HAVE A STEEP LEARNING CURVE
Why should we learn new technologies? Prepare for the future Prepare for the future Be forward thinking Be forward thinking More productive More productive It can provide everything our mobile task workers need to achieve a new level of enterprise productivity Whether they are delivering books or other library materials, working at a circulation desk, in the stacks shelving, responding to a patrons reference question, scanning material to be placed on Toolkit, assisting a student working on a research project, or trying to track down that elusive book for a faculty member
Emerging Technologies in the UVA Library of Today Mobile Technologies Mobile Technologies Symbol MC70 Symbol MC70 VoIP - Voice over Internet Protocol VoIP - Voice over Internet Protocol Skype Skype Social Networking Software & Services Social Networking Software & Services You Tube You Tube Blogs Blogs
How Do We Change Our Behavior? We Have to Learn the New Technologies We Have to Learn the New Technologies We Need to be Flexible We Need to be Flexible We Need to Think Outside the Box We Need to Think Outside the Box We Need to Change How We Perceive Things We Need to Change How We Perceive Things We Need to Unlearn What We Know We Need to Unlearn What We Know We Need to Unlearn How We Know We Need to Unlearn How We Know
Why is it a Steep Learning Curve? We Know Windows XP We Know Windows XP We are familiar and comfortable with XP We are familiar and comfortable with XP Word Word Excel Excel Powerpoint Powerpoint Access Access Outlook Outlook We can use XP as a baseline.
Windows Mobile 5 is Different The rules and habits are different The rules and habits are different That little X in the upper right corner doesnt close the program, it just closes the window. Programs must be stopped or they will continue to run in the background, draining the battery. ActivSync connects the device to a host computer. Remember the battery, just like with a laptop. Familiar programs are similar, but.
Microsoft Offers Lots of Assistance
Connects You and Organizes
ActiveSync Shows What You Have on the Desktop
Shows the Files on Device
And Can Even Convert Files to Acceptable Formats!
Symbol MC70 Questions?
HP iPAQ 6945 Features Some features to test: Camera (still & video), Voice Recorder, etc.Camera (still & video), Voice Recorder, etc. 3 rd Party & some built in Applications:3 rd Party & some built in Applications: Personal Information Management (Passwords, etc.)Personal Information Management (Passwords, etc.) Address BookAddress Book Communicate: Email, SMS, Instant Message, VoIP, Voice Commands, etc.Communicate: Email, SMS, Instant Message, VoIP, Voice Commands, etc. Lists, Tasks, Calendar, etc.Lists, Tasks, Calendar, etc. scanR: online service that converts mobile photos to PDF files.scanR: online service that converts mobile photos to PDF files. Internet Browsers: IE, next to test: minimo (mozilla), Opera, etc.Internet Browsers: IE, next to test: minimo (mozilla), Opera, etc. RSS Readers: NewsBreak, Google, etc.RSS Readers: NewsBreak, Google, etc. Electronic books: Microsoft, Tiny eBook Reader, Thesaurus, Dictionaries, etc.Electronic books: Microsoft, Tiny eBook Reader, Thesaurus, Dictionaries, etc. Music or TV: Windows Media Player, mobiTV, etc.Music or TV: Windows Media Player, mobiTV, etc. Pocket ControllerPocket Controller Directions: Googlemaps, etc.Directions: Googlemaps, etc. and more
Tasks & Annoying/Helpful Reminders Create Tasks that gives reminders Auto-Word Tab to use Qwerty Touch screen or pad or write
3 rd Party Voice Command Software
Calendar Doesnt work With CorpTime or Google Calendar, but like Tasks, it syncs up with Outlook & your PCs Calendar
Educational Software : concept maps on handhelds
Mobile RSS, News, Blogs, Portals, etc. MapswithSatellite&MapInformation with keys for Next turn