Mobile live video broadcasting has become increasingly popular as means for novel social media interactions. Recent research mainly focused on bridging larger physical distances in large-scale events such as car racing, where participants are unable to spectate from a certain location in the event. In this project, we advocate using live video streams not only over larger distances, but also in-situ in closed events such as soccer matches or concerts. We present CoStream, a mobile live video sharing system and present its iterative design process. We used CoStream as an instrument in a field study to investigate the in-situ co-construction of shared experiences during live events.
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- Niloofar Dezfuli
- Jochen Huber
- Max Mühlhäuser
- Sebastian Günther (BSc Thesis)
- Florian Müller (Student Research Assistant)
Former Project Members
- Simon Olberding (Doctoral Candidate, now at MIT Media Lab)
- Manuel Weiel (BSc Thesis)
- Manolis Pavlakis (Student Research Assistant)
- Klaus Wilhelmi (Student Research Assistant)
- Daniel Storck (Student Research Assistant)
- Florian Kirchbuchner (Student Research Assistant)