Ball State University

Ball State University Institute for Mobile Media Research

The Institute for Mobile Media Research is a research and development institute focused on the creation, testing, and practical application of mobile media for academia, consumers, business, and community.

The institute engages with academics, industry experts, and students in immersive and multidisciplinary mobile media research and content development to explore how mobile technology is impacting how we communicate, socialize, learn, work, and play.

Mobile devices are enabling a new mobile lifestyle. No personal communication technology has influenced our lives and culture as quickly. And we are just beginning to understand the opportunities and challenges these untethered devices bring.

The institute uses various research methodologies to look at the uses, impacts,and market opportunities relating to evolving mobile devices and content. Working collaboratively with businesses and industry, organizations, and academics, we create practical research customized to clients’ needs.