Juxtaposing mobile webcasting and ambient video for home décor

Mudassar Ahmad Mughal, Jinyi Wang, Oskar Juhlin
2014 Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia - MUM '14  
In order to invent and investigate new approaches for the use of enjoying live video, we suggest a combination of emerging mobile webcasting with artistic ambient video, which would enable a form of user generated broadcasts from individually selected cherished places for home decoration. Drawing on the approach of Research through Design we present a study of people who have occasional access to highly appreciated geographical locations, a design instantiation and prototype called LiveNature,
more » ... s well as a system implementation. We present the result of a technical evaluation, which was conducted during two weeks of deployment. It shows that mobile webcasting provide continuous and stable streams of such a quality that it can be presented for home decoration, and that the video can be combined with real time sensor data to generate aesthetically interesting hybrid media. We also learned that the use of mobile webcasting for home decoration raises new challenges in order to provide unobtrusive and glance based interaction.
doi:10.1145/2677972.2677988 dblp:conf/mum/MughalWJ14 fatcat:grbr5dwjevh5bhbsuncjs4p2ve