Developer Labs

Getting MTP devices to work on Linux: Nook HD(+)

Posted by on Jun 5, 2013 in ebooks, linux, technology | Comments Off

Android devices typically require you to use MTP to read and write files, instead of using USB mass storage. Wondering why? A lot of other...

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HCI in the Chemistry Lab

Posted by on Mar 1, 2012 in featured, JISC, project, technology | Comments Off

As part of the Smart Online Framework (SRF) project, today saw the first of several sessions geared to usability analysis of...

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Detecting motion: DLP-TILT 2-axis accelerometer

Posted by on Dec 15, 2011 in accelerometer, code, ebooks, featured, JISC, Project Sunflower, technology | Comments Off

Using an accelerometer to assess musculoskeletal stresses Accelerometers are helpful for characterising device usage and detecting the mode...

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Blink detection and attention evaluation: the NeuroSky MindWave

Posted by on Dec 14, 2011 in brain-computer interface, JISC, project, Project Sunflower, technology | Comments Off

Hardware for UX evaluation As part of Project Sunflower, we took various approaches to interface evaluation. Alongside heuristic...

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Ebook reader basics: file transfer via USB

Posted by on Dec 3, 2011 in ebooks, Project Sunflower, Uncategorized | Comments Off

We covered some of the basics of these devices in an earlier series of posts, but it might be worth taking a few minutes to focus on the...

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OPDS: building an ebook catalogue

Posted by on Dec 3, 2011 in ebooks, project, Project Sunflower | Comments Off

This is part of a series wrapping up (belatedly, alas) the findings from Project Sunflower. As the protagonists of the Project have moved...

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