It was fun setting up to Brian Eno’s Music for Films, which cast an alternately serene and ominous shadow over our dry runs with the 3 screens.
I think the keynote went over well. The tech worked out supremely, with all 3 screens going, SIFT aggregation, Movino, and Modul8.
Scott Nelson then talks about mobile video. Movino is the winner today. I texted as much to SIFT. then he demos Movino over TCP/IP. Unfortunately the docs for this program are slim.
Great questions and comments, including how to stream to handsets, how video streaming and other rich media features are trickling down to budget handsets.
Next Irwin talks about Fearless and Mobile Swarm.
Video about Mobile Swarm.
Next Igor talks about “Beyond the Mobile Web:context awareness as the future of internet”. wow, he’s got stats on advanced wireless web use on mobiles. in Vancouver. can’t wait.
mobile web and context awareness can solve the information overload problem (e.g., 13 hours of video uploaded every minute to youtube).
every third user of Translink’s mobile site comes from the desktop, not from a mobile.
advice: design for context.
“Mobile technology in Latin America: a selection of works” – Jorge Hernandez Cerda, via Skype from Chile. tech issues. psychologist.
mobile festivals in Brazil. GPSarte – using gps tracking to create art. gpsart.net
making excuses to avoid phone calls over SMS as art – Buena Letra (Argentina)
Glenn Iles – Whistler and large scale events. video from Crankworx. questions right away – professional and amateur mtn bikers don’t want their tumbles videotaped. the “scrutiny of truth”. event management. add value to productions – e.g. mobile camera operators can fill a need to keep production costs down for a production company. video coverage of sideshows too. attention to sponsors. behind-the-scenes wins, such as capturing the bear on the mtn bike course.
had to go early and miss the last two presentations…