Adam P. Vrechopoulos

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Pervasive information systems (PIS) constitute an emerging class of information systems (IS) where information technology (IT) is gradually embedded in the physical environment, capable of accommodating user needs and wants when desired. PIS differ from desktop information systems (DIS) in that they provide new means of interaction and can generate new(More)
The rapid evolution of B2C e-Commerce alternative interaction channels (i.e., World Wide Web, Mobile Telephony and Digital TV) along with the continuously changing consumer behavioural patterns, has created a strong need for research tailored to the peculiarities and needs of the aforementioned emerging “distance shopping” channels. Stimulated by the these(More)
In this paper, we describe the conditions and the issues raised by the development of Social TV and its systems that support communication and virtual socialization among viewers. Some initial indications are provided regarding the establishment of virtual communities in the TV setting and their potential for the participants. Finally, we briefly discuss(More)
Location Based Services (LBS) constitute an alternative retail channel with extended capabilities. Available research, however, does not provide any theoretical framework and empirical evidence on the factors that comprise a LBS environment and on the criteria mobile users-consumers use in order to select a specific LBS application. The present paper adopts(More)
This paper studies the concept of Store Atmosphere in Virtual Commerce (V-Commerce) through the Web in order to empirically define its determinants and investigate their applicability and customization capabilities. A series of in depth interviews with field experts (study #1) along with an online questionnaire survey (study #2) served as the data(More)
The plethora of actors, the complexity of relationships and the variety of information and financial flows affecting the mobile entertainment arena today, have created a series of challenging business opportunities for entrepreneurs and key market players. The evolving and quite promising mobile music market, however, is suffering from the luck of(More)