Submissions/Multimedia Overview

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This is an accepted submission for Wikimania 2014.

Submission no. 5031
Multimedia Vision for 2016. Learn more
Title of the submission
Multimedia Overview
Date / Time
Friday, 8 August at 11:30 GMT - Friday, 8 August at 11:30 GMT - Auditorium 2
Type of submission
presentation
Notepad
Slides
Author of the submission
Fabrice Florin
E-mail address
fflorin@wikimedia.org
Username
Fabrice Florin (WMF)
Country of origin
USA
Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
Wikimedia Foundation
Personal homepage or blog
Multimedia team page
Abstract

How can we improve the multimedia experience on Wikipedia and its sister sites? In this session, we will present our vision for multimedia in coming years, as well as provide an update on new media tools under development by the Wikimedia Foundation's multimedia team.

We will give an overview of our recent work and upcoming tools under consideration for improving both the user experience and technical infrastructure:

We will present our vision for multimedia, then focus on current projects, and identify some of the next tasks we're considering, based on community feedback from m:Roundtables/our roundtable discussions. (Updated slides coming soon, based on this recent project review meeting.)

This introduction will be presented by WMF’s multimedia team:

To complement this quick overview of our multimedia projects, we will host a separate, in-depth discussion at Wikimania 2014:

See also these two related sessions, right after this multimedia overview:

Track
Technology, Interface & Infrastructure
Length of session
30 minutes
Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?
Yes
Slides or further information (optional)
see our current vision slides -- new slides coming soon
Special requests
None


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