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StoryBank: mobile digital storytelling in a development context

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StoryBank: mobile digital storytelling in a development context
Mobile imaging and digital storytelling currently support a growing practice of multimedia communication in the West. In this paper we describe a project which explores their benefit in the East, to support non-textual information sharing in an Indian village. Local audiovisual story creation and sharing activities were carried out in a one month trial, using 10 customized cameraphones and a digital library of stories represented on a village display. The findings show that the system was usable by a crosssection of the community and valued for its ability to express a mixture of development and community information in an accessible form. Lessons for the role of HCI in this context are also discussed. Author Keywords Mobile, storytelling, development, audiovisual, audiophoto, digital library, India, photography, information. ACM Classification Keywords H.5.0 Information interfaces and presentation (e.g., HCI) BACKGROUND In discussing the future of HCI and the challenges facing the fi...
David M. Frohlich, Dorothy Rachovides, Kiriaki Rig
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Type Conference
Year 2009
Where CHI
Authors David M. Frohlich, Dorothy Rachovides, Kiriaki Riga, Ramnath Bhat, Maxine Frank, Eran A. Edirisinghe, Dhammike Wickramanayaka, Matt Jones, Will Harwood
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