MiniDiver: A Novel Mobile Media Playback Interface for Rich Video Content on an iPhoneTM

  • Gregor Miller
  • Sidney Fels
  • Matthias Finke
  • Will Motz
  • Walker Eagleston
  • Chris Eagleston
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5709)

Abstract

We describe our new mobile media content browser called a MiniDiver. MiniDiving considers media browsing as a personal experience that is viewed, personalized, saved, shared and annotated. When placed on a mobile platform, such as the iPhoneTM, consideration of the particular interface elements lead to new ways to experience media content. The MiniDiver interface elements currently supports multi-camera selection, video hyperlinks, history mechanisms and semantic and episodic video search. We compare performance of the MiniDiver on different media streams to illustrate its feasibility.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gregor Miller
    • 1
  • Sidney Fels
    • 1
    • 2
  • Matthias Finke
    • 2
  • Will Motz
    • 1
  • Walker Eagleston
    • 1
  • Chris Eagleston
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Electrical & Computer EngineeringUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada
  2. 2.Media and Graphics Interdisciplinary CentreUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada

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