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OurPlace - 3G to 3D : integrating 3G mobile media content into an online 3D geographical environment to produce communities of place

Barker, Christopher I., Hamilton, Jillian G., & Kastanis, Lazaros (2007) OurPlace - 3G to 3D : integrating 3G mobile media content into an online 3D geographical environment to produce communities of place. In Wylde, Theodore, Kenderdine, Sarah, & Docherty, Michael (Eds.) 13th International Conference Virtual Systems and Multimedia, 23-26 September 2007, Brisbane. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

As social networking has evolved on the World Wide Web, users have tended to gravitate towards niche communities built around shared interests. The importance of physical location and local community has been downplayed. The OurPlace 3G to 3D project addresses a gap in existing social software models by combining online communities of interest with communities of place.

OurPlace is an online mapping and visualisation project that supports local community collaboration. It enables users to upload media captured by mobile devices into its point of origin in an online map. They can then combine it within this interface into new collaborative media and narratives of place. The geographic metaphor provides a context for engaging communities in producing local media content, media sharing and co-production. It also provides the context for reading the media in relation to the local community.

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ID Code: 18172
Item Type: Conference Item (Poster)
Keywords: mobile communications, GPS, 3G, social networking, online communities, online video, web 2.0
Divisions: Past > Disciplines > Art & Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 [please consult the authors]
Deposited On: 03 Mar 2009 11:46
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:53

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