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Re: Prevent displaying time conflicts between scheduled contents and even-driven contents

From: Futomi Hatano <futomi.hatano@newphoria.co.jp>
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2012 19:07:50 +0900
To: Gisung Kim <gskim@itc.kaist.ac.kr>
Cc: public-websignage@w3.org
Message-Id: <20121127190750.04BC.17D6BAFB@newphoria.co.jp>
Hi Gisung,

Thanks for your proposal.
I'm sorry for my delay.
I added your proposal (R19) in the doc.


On Thu, 8 Nov 2012 17:17:45 +0900
Gisung Kim <gskim@itc.kaist.ac.kr> wrote:

> Hi all,
> How was your journey from Lyon to your country?
> It was a touch flight from Lyon to Seoul. Hope you go back to your normal
> life soon.
> I would like to add a new requirement, 'Prevent displaying time conflicts
> between scheduled contents and event-driven contents' that we discussed in
> Lyon.
> ----------------------------------------------------------
> R. Prevent displaying time conflicts between scheduled contents and
> even-driven contents
> Digital signage contents consist of scheduled contents which are supposed
> to be generally displayed on scheduled time and event-driven contents which
> are activated by user interaction. Time conflicts can occur between them so
> that it is necessary to provide a method to prevent the conflicts.
> Use cases
> [Prevent user interaction]
> Monica is now in front of a digital signage. She tries to turn on a movie
> clip on the signage, which lasts for 10 minutes.
> However, the movie clip is not activated because the current content on the
> display is about to be finished in 2 minutes and next content is strongly
> scheduled to be started on time. After 2 minutes, the next content is
> displayed on the display as scheduled.
> [Postpone a scheduled content]
> Lily is at a shopping center. She sees a digital signage and tries to get
> shopping guides from the signage. The signage display enables her to touch
> itself to
> access to various shopping information. She interacts with the signage
> while it has a schedule to display another advertisement at the time.
> However, the
> signage owner does not want to bother user interaction service so that
> postpones the scheduled advertisement until she finishes her interaction.
> When she leaves the signage, it starts to display the scheduled
> advertisement.
> Motivation
> There might be a time conflict between event driven contents and scheduled
> contents.
> Recently, digital signages are developed to be interactive so that they can
> provide additional information (event driven contents) in response to user
> inputs.
> Advertisers want a signage to display their paid advertisements (scheduled
> contents) on time. Advertisement is a major funding source for digital
> signages.
> Therefore, it is required to handle this issue.
> Gap analysis
> In SMIL 3.0, there is a discussion of unifying event based and scheduled
> timing for multimedia presentation.
> To integrate interactive content into SMIL 3.0, SMIL 1.0 scheduler is
> extended to support indeterminate timing and event-activation. See SMIL3.0
> :
> http://www.w3.org/TR/SMIL3/smil-timing.html#q181
> The issue is a little bit pertaining to R14, 'showing contents on time'. I
> think the proposed issue should be seperated from R14, since it is
> practically too important to be covered by R14. R14 even does not discuss
> about event-driven contents.
> ------------------------------------------------------------
> I appreciate any comments or suggestions on the proposed issue.
> Thanks.
> Best regards,
> Gisung Kim
> -- 
> Gisung Kim, Research Engineer / Ph.D
> KAIST Institute for Information Technology Convergence
> 373-1 Kusong-dong, Yusong-gu
> Daejeon 305-701, Republic of Korea.
> Tel: +82-42-350-7137
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Newphoria Corporation
Chief Technology Officer
Futomi Hatano
Received on Tuesday, 27 November 2012 10:07:37 UTC

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