The Digifieds platform consists of four components: (1) a central server back-end for the data management, (2) a web-based display client for visualizing information and direct interaction, (3) a mobile phone client as an alternative interface for interaction with the display, and (4) a public web client. Additionally, a web-based administration interface for content and configuration management is being provided.


Digifieds has been used in the following publications:

F. Alt, T. Kubitza, D. Bial, F. Zaidan, M. Ortel, B. Zurmaar, T. Lewen, A. S. Shirazi, and A. Schmidt, “Digifieds: Insights into Deploying Digital Public Notice Areas in the Wild,” in Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, New York, NY, USA, 2011, pp. 165-174.

F. Alt, D. Bial, T. Kubitza, A. S. Shirazi, M. Ortel, B. Zurmaar, F. Zaidan, T. Lewen, and A. Schmidt, “Digifieds: Evaluating Suitable Interaction Techniques for Shared Public Notice Areas,” in Adjunct Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Pervasive Computing, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2011.

S. Schneegass, F. Alt, and A. Schmidt, “Mobile Interaction with Ads on Public Display Networks,” in Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services, 2012, pp. 479-480.

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