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Mobile Urban Drama - Setting the Stage with Location Based Technologies

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This paper introduces the novel concept of location-based Mobile Urban Dramas. In a Mobile Urban Drama the user become the main character in a play where actors’ voices appear in the mobile phone headset linked to the physical setting in the city as the stage for the drama. The paper describes the dramaturgical concept and introduces a software framework supporting drama writers in developing such Mobile Urban Dramas. Experiences with use of the framework are discussed with successful examples of real dramas that have been developed and performed by a Danish theatre group, Katapult.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInteractive Storytelling
EditorsNicolas Szilas, Ulrike Spierling
Number of pages12
Publication year2008
ISBN (print)978-3-540-89424-7
Publication statusPublished - 2008
EventJoint International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling. ICIDS 2008 - Erfurt, Germany
Duration: 26 Nov 200829 Nov 2008
Conference number: 1


ConferenceJoint International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling. ICIDS 2008
SeriesLecture Notes in Computer Science

    Research areas

  • mobile drama, location-based technology, Semacodes, interactive audio, sensor/actuator based interaction, urban computing

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