The iLand of Madeira Location Aware Multimedia Stories

  • Mara Dionisio
  • Valentina Nisi
  • Jos P. van Leeuwen
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6432)


This paper describes the initial stages for the iLand project, a Location Aware Multimedia Story project that captures and exposes the rich oral culture and traditions at the Island of Madeira, using the Madeira main city, Funchal, as a setting to bring a new level of engagement of the audience with the city and its traditional stories. We developed high quality content to be used in an already existing platform to deliver location aware stories. With the story experience carefully designed, an evaluation was carried out in order to expose the opportunities where such systems can be improved. Finally we discuss the results from the evaluation and explain how we will address them in the design of our new system.


Interactive narrative Locative media Mobile Devices Experience Design 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mara Dionisio
    • 1
  • Valentina Nisi
    • 1
  • Jos P. van Leeuwen
    • 1
  1. 1.Madeira Interactive Technologies InstituteUniversidade da MadeiraFunchalPortugal

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