Re: [-empyre-] locative city, annotated space
Christina kindly suggested that I join the conversation about locative media
For a start, while I read the previous posts and try to catch up, let me
just send you the url of a wi-fi performance I did at the ReJoyce festival
You might find some wireless projects here as well but it is in french :
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alan Sondheim" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "soft_skinned_space" <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, September 08, 2004 7:31 AM
Subject: Re: [-empyre-] locative city, annotated space
> If you can, perhaps some URLs about the state of these things here? The US
> is notorious for its slowness of adaptation; the cost is also relatively
> - Alan
> On Tue, 7 Sep 2004, Naomi Spellman wrote:
> > ly around it, etc.
> >>> What I believe is necessary, and perhaps you have already worked with
> >>> these, is the kind of tech that's used in museums with wireless now.
> >>> then there would have to be a central/distribution point.
> >>> Is there a way to use Wap/sms?
> > Alan:
> > WAP, SMS, micro video, multi-channel sound, WIFI, are all possible
> > for this kind of work, but the phones and service for all these media
> > mobile are possible on few models and not all services. And the US is
> > several years behind asia and europe in both model features and provider
> > services. In the UK one can use tag n'scan for graffitti projects and
> > to create something similar to the kinds of things we are doing, sharing
> > map among a group - tag n'scan is a commercial service, and mobile
> > Orange provides the same capability in the UK. botfighters in
> > and mogi in japan are location aware mobile games with sophisticated
> > graphics, which incorporate some of the ideas "locative media"
> > address but in game format - surely, the one format that will survive!
> > For our work the screen space is helpful for navigational maps and
> > Also processing power, wireless card, stereo audio are important. so as
> > far as end users personal euqipment goes, laptops make the most sense in
> > the states now. but hopefully not for long. i will be the last onboard,
> > students make fun of me for my unsophisticated telecom gadgets.
> >>> Finally, surely there are class/economic/political issues involved in
> >>> this
> >>> in terms of the technology?
> > Always, with new technolgies. once upon a time not everyone had clocks.
> > don't mean that in a snide way, rather, it is hard to imagine what
> > captured theimagination of societies in different timeframes. and how
> > those same technolgoies are taken for granted today, those that aren't
> > obsolete.
> >>> Forgive me if I've missed some of the posts dealing with this.
> >>> - Alan
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> recent related to WVU http://www.as.wvu.edu:8000/clc/Members/sondheim
> Trace projects http://trace.ntu.ac.uk/writers/sondheim/index.htm
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