PIX-Grid: A Platform for P2P Photo Exchange

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PIX-Grid: A Platform for P2P Photo Exchange
The proliferation of digital camera devices (stand-alone or combined with cell phones), new protocols such as MMS and the desire of people to communicate and share their experience call for new systems to support these needs in new Internet-scale infrastructures. In this paper we outline our plans for an Internet-scale P2P system that enables users to share (globally or only within a group) and efficiently locate photographs based on semi-automatically provided meta-information (by the devices and the user). 1 A P2P photo exchange platform P2P systems have been popular for sharing music and video information for a while. With the proliferation of advanced digital cameras and mobile phones that support MMS and may even be combined with a digital camera themselves, sharing digital photos may indeed become a very popular network application. The application scenario we envision is simple yet realistic: People take photos with their digital cameras which already associate some descriptive...
Karl Aberer, Philippe Cudré-Mauroux, Anwita
Added 06 Jul 2010
Updated 06 Jul 2010
Type Conference
Year 2003
Authors Karl Aberer, Philippe Cudré-Mauroux, Anwitaman Datta, Manfred Hauswirth
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