Multimedia "Paper" Services/Human Interfaces and Multimedia Communication Workstation for Broadband ISDN Environments

Tsuneo KATSUYAMA  Hajime KAMATA  Satoshi OKUYAMA  Toshimitsu SUZUKI  You MINAKUCHI  Katsutoshi YANO  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E76-B    No.3    pp.220-228
Publication Date: 1993/03/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Issue on Broadband ISDN --Application, Networking and Management--)
multimedia services,  human interface,  user interface,  B-ISDN terminal,  paper-metaphor,  multimedia workstation,  subjective evaluation,  B-ISDN applications,  

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Broadband multimedia information environments are part of the next big advance in communications and computer technology. The use of multimedia infrastructures in offices is becoming very important. This paper deals with a service concept and human interfaces based on a paper metaphor. The proposed service offers the advantages of paper and eliminates the disadvantages. The power of multimedia's expressiveness, user interaction, and hypermedia technology are key points of our solution. We propose a system configuration for implementing the service/human interface.