DEMAIS: Designing multimedia applications with interactive storyboards

B. P. Bailey, Joseph A Konstan, J. V. Carlis

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Abstract

To create an innovative interactive multimedia application, a multimedia designer needs to rapidly explore numerous behavioral design ideas early in the design process, as creating innovative behavior is the cornerstone of creating innovative multimedia. Current tools and techniques do not support a designer's need for early behavior exploration, limiting her ability to rapidly explore and effectively communicate behavioral design ideas. To address this need, we have developed a sketch-based, interactive multimedia storyboard tool that uses a designer's ink strokes and textual annotations as an input design vocabulary. By operationalizing this vocabulary, the tool transforms an otherwise static sketch into a working example. The behavioral sketch can be quickly edited using gestures and an expressive visual language. By enabling a designer to explore and communicate behavioral design ideas using working examples early in the design process, our tool facilitates the creation of a more effective, compelling, and entertaining multimedia application.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of the ACM International Multimedia Conference and Exhibition
Pages241-250
Number of pages10
EditionIV
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001
Event-ACM Multimedia 2001 Workshops- 2001 Multimedia Conference - Ottawa, Ont., Canada
Duration: Sep 30 2001Oct 5 2001

Other

Other-ACM Multimedia 2001 Workshops- 2001 Multimedia Conference
CountryCanada
CityOttawa, Ont.
Period9/30/0110/5/01

Keywords

  • Authoring
  • Gestures
  • Multimedia design
  • Storyboards

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