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Multimedia Tools and Applications

, Volume 66, Issue 1, pp 7–32 | Cite as

Ambient bloom: new business, content, design and models to increase the semantic ambient media experience

  • Bogdan Pogorelc
  • Artur Lugmayr
  • Björn Stockleben
  • Radu-Daniel Vatavu
  • Nina Tahmasebi
  • Estefanía Serral
  • Emilija Stojmenova
  • Bojan Imperl
  • Thomas Risse
  • Gideon Zenz
  • Matjaž Gams
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Abstract

Semantic ambient media are the novel trend in the world of media reaching from the pioneering subareas such as ambient advertising to the new and emerging subareas such as ambient assisted living. They will likely shape the upcoming years in terms of modeling smart environments and also media consumption and interaction. This work analyzes semantic ambient media by considering business models, content and media, interaction design and consumer experience, and methods and techniques that are important to create this new form of media. Discussion is led using the state-of-the-art event of the semantic ambient media, which is the annual international workshop on Semantic Ambient Media Experience (SAME). The study also creates a vision for how ambient media will evolve and how they will look like in the future decade.

Keywords

Semantic ambient media Experience Business Ambient assisted living Ambient content Business models Consumer experiences Interaction design 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work is partially financed by the European Union, the European Social Fund and by the European Commission under LiWA (IST 216267) and ARCOMEM (IST 270239), the European Social Fund.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bogdan Pogorelc
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Artur Lugmayr
    • 4
  • Björn Stockleben
    • 5
  • Radu-Daniel Vatavu
    • 6
  • Nina Tahmasebi
    • 7
  • Estefanía Serral
    • 8
  • Emilija Stojmenova
    • 9
  • Bojan Imperl
    • 9
  • Thomas Risse
    • 7
  • Gideon Zenz
    • 7
  • Matjaž Gams
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Jožef Stefan Institute, Department of Intelligent SystemsLjubljanaSlovenia
  2. 2.Špica International d. o. o.LjubljanaSlovenia
  3. 3.Jozef Stefan International Postgraduate SchoolLjubljanaSlovenia
  4. 4.EMMi Lab.Tampere University of Technology (TUT)TampereFinland
  5. 5.University of Applied Sciences Magdeburg-StendalMagdeburgGermany
  6. 6.University “Stefan cel Mare” of SuceavaSuceavaRomania
  7. 7.L3S Research CenterHanoverGermany
  8. 8.Christian Doppler Laboratory, Software Engineering Integration for Flexible Automation Systems, Vienna University of TechnologyViennaAustria
  9. 9.Iskratel, d.o.o.KranjSlovenia

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