Geo-locked photo sharing on mobile devices

Dhaval Vyas, Edwin Keijl, Hendrikus J.A. op den Akker, Antinus Nijholt, Gerrit C. van der Veer

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    Abstract

    We introduce the idea of geo-locking through a mobile phone based photo sharing application called Picalilly. Using its geo-locking feature, Picalilly allows its users to manually define geographical boundaries for sharing photos – limiting sharing within user-defined boundaries as well as facilitating open sharing between strangers within such boundaries. To explore the potential of geo-locking, we carried out a small scale field trial of Picalilly involving two groups of students, who were part of a two-week long introduction program at a university. Our preliminary results show that Picalilly facilitated 1) sharing of ‘places’ and 2) localized explorations.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationCHI '13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '13).
    Place of PublicationNew York
    PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery (ACM)
    Pages1407-1412
    Number of pages6
    ISBN (Print)978-1-4503-1952-2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 28 Apr 2013
    Event2013 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2013 - New York
    Duration: 1 Apr 2013 → …

    Publication series

    Name
    PublisherACM

    Conference

    Conference2013 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2013
    CityNew York
    Period1/04/13 → …

    Keywords

    • EWI-23298
    • HMI-HF: Human Factors
    • IR-86104
    • Location-based Services (LBS)
    • METIS-297620
    • Mobile photo sharing

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