Marble/Devices and Use Cases
This table shows the importance of certain use cases on different device form factors. See the sections below for an explanation of the use cases and device form factors. The importance is separated into three different levels: Main for primary features, Relevant for useful, but not essential features and Subsidiary for features that are rarely needed or do not apply to a certain device form factor.
Device form factors
- Desktop: The classical desktop computer system
- Tablet: Devices with about 7"-10" touchscreens and additional sensors (GPS, accelerometers)
- TV: Set top boxes using a TV as display, often full-HD resolution
- Vehicle: In-vehicle infotainment and "carputers" fixed to a vehicle. But not smartphones or tablets used in a vehicle for just a short period of time!
- Plane: In-flight entertainment systems
The user starts the Marble application to find out more about a certain region or city that interests him/her or just to explore the world. In this digital world atlas mode the spherical projection is mostly useful.
Main features include:
- spherical projection
- coordinate grid
- overview map themes
- country/city search
- animated movement (jump to target)
- wikipedia integration
- Linux distributions
Marble Touch on MeeGo Smartphones