Media of things

supporting the production of metadata rich media through IoT sensing

Gerard Wilkinson, Tom Bartindale, Tom Nappey, Michael Evans, Peter Wright, Patrick Olivier

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Abstract

Rich metadata is becoming a key part of the broadcast production pipeline. This information can be used to deliver compelling new consumption experiences which are personalized, location-aware, interactive and multi-screen. However, media producers are struggling to generate the metadata required for such experiences, using inefficient post-production solutions which are limited in how much of the original context they can capture. In response, we present Media of Things (MoT), a tool for on-location media productions. MoT enables practical and flexible generation of sensor based point-of-capture metadata. We demonstrate how embedded ubiquitous sensing technologies such as the Internet of Things can be leveraged to produce context rich, time sequenced metadata in a production studio. We reflect on how this workflow can be integrated within the constraints of broadcast production and the possibilities that emerge from access to rich data at the beginning of the production lifecycle to produce well described media for reconfigurable consumption.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCHI 2018 - Engage with CHI
Subtitle of host publicationCHI 2018 - Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
EditorsAnna Cox, Mark Perry
Place of PublicationNew York NY USA
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9781450356206, 9781450356213
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2018 - Montreal, Canada
Duration: 21 Apr 201826 Apr 2018
https://chi2018.acm.org/

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2018
Abbreviated titleCHI 2018
CountryCanada
CityMontreal
Period21/04/1826/04/18
Internet address

Keywords

  • Ambient sensing
  • Film
  • IoT
  • Metadata
  • Production roles
  • Sensor-based productions

Cite this

Wilkinson, G., Bartindale, T., Nappey, T., Evans, M., Wright, P., & Olivier, P. (2018). Media of things: supporting the production of metadata rich media through IoT sensing. In A. Cox, & M. Perry (Eds.), CHI 2018 - Engage with CHI : CHI 2018 - Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems [206] New York NY USA: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). https://doi.org/10.1145/3173574.3173780
Wilkinson, Gerard ; Bartindale, Tom ; Nappey, Tom ; Evans, Michael ; Wright, Peter ; Olivier, Patrick. / Media of things : supporting the production of metadata rich media through IoT sensing. CHI 2018 - Engage with CHI : CHI 2018 - Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. editor / Anna Cox ; Mark Perry. New York NY USA : Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2018.
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Wilkinson, G, Bartindale, T, Nappey, T, Evans, M, Wright, P & Olivier, P 2018, Media of things: supporting the production of metadata rich media through IoT sensing. in A Cox & M Perry (eds), CHI 2018 - Engage with CHI : CHI 2018 - Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems., 206, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), New York NY USA, International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2018, Montreal, Canada, 21/04/18. https://doi.org/10.1145/3173574.3173780

Media of things : supporting the production of metadata rich media through IoT sensing. / Wilkinson, Gerard; Bartindale, Tom; Nappey, Tom; Evans, Michael; Wright, Peter; Olivier, Patrick.

CHI 2018 - Engage with CHI : CHI 2018 - Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ed. / Anna Cox; Mark Perry. New York NY USA : Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2018. 206.

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Wilkinson G, Bartindale T, Nappey T, Evans M, Wright P, Olivier P. Media of things: supporting the production of metadata rich media through IoT sensing. In Cox A, Perry M, editors, CHI 2018 - Engage with CHI : CHI 2018 - Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. New York NY USA: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). 2018. 206 https://doi.org/10.1145/3173574.3173780