PhotoLoop: Implicit Approach for Creating Video Narration for Slideshow

  • Keita Watanabe
  • Koji Tsukada
  • Michiaki Yasumura
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8028)


People often have difficulty in browsing a massive number of pictures. To solve this problem, we focused on the activities of people who share slideshows with their friends: that is, they often talk about the each picture shown on the display. We think these activities are useful as narrations for the slideshows. Therefore, we propose a novel slideshow system, PhotoLoop, which can automatically capture people’s activities while watching slideshows using video/audio recordings and integrates them (slideshows and video narrations) to create attractive contents. In this paper, first, we describe people’s behavior while watching slideshows. Next, we present the PhotoLoop prototype based on our observations. Finally, we confirm the effectiveness of the system through evaluation and discussion.


Photograph Slideshow Narration Implicit creation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Keita Watanabe
    • 1
  • Koji Tsukada
    • 2
    • 3
  • Michiaki Yasumura
    • 4
  1. 1.Meiji UniversityJapan
  2. 2.Future University HakodateJapan
  3. 3.Japan Science and Technology AgencyJapan
  4. 4.Keio UniversityJapan

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