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“  Publishing real-time event information to the world ” Hans Nissens CultureMondo roundtable 2008 Taipei
Online event calendars today <ul><li>Event calendar information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Manual collection of event informati...
What we do? Oxynade is a  content  and  services  provider  of event calendar  information, based on highly automated data...
What we do? <ul><li>3 existing methods: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Editorial staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community driven ...
Cultural sector <ul><li>Hans Nissens </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CultuurNet: responsible for CultuurDatabank and Cultuurweb.be <...
focus on 3 verticals Cultural & tourism non-profit cultural and tourism agencies… Travel Hotels, travel booking portals… W...
Challenge 1: content collection and quality of the existing websites
Challenge 2: how to monetize and fund?
Challenge 3: Make content  ready for mobile devices
Thank you ! Hans Nissens Oxynade Coupure rechts 296, 9000 Gent, Belgium Tel. +32 495 16 68 28 [email_address] www.oxynade....
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    1. 1. “ Publishing real-time event information to the world ” Hans Nissens CultureMondo roundtable 2008 Taipei
    2. 2. Online event calendars today <ul><li>Event calendar information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Manual collection of event information is expensive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Information lifetime is short </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Huge amount of resources needed </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Automated aggregation of event information barely exists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Impossible for consumers to search for events with Google (only full text search is possible) </li></ul></ul> Opportunity for new vertical search engine for events
    3. 3. What we do? Oxynade is a content and services provider of event calendar information, based on highly automated data aggregation technology Yearly music festival Dublin From 1/10/08 to 5/10/08 Exhibition “Monet” Paris From 10/3/08 to 10/11/08 Fireworks Spectacle Brussels 31/12/08 23 PM Art fair London 16/5/08, 23/5/08 Oxynade database Thousands of sources are monitored around the clock
    4. 4. What we do? <ul><li>3 existing methods: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Editorial staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community driven (user generated content, UGC) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Database exchange </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Oxynade introduces: web harvesting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce cost per unit of information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low complexity for partners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Very short time to market </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High level of completeness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Best balance between quality & quantity </li></ul></ul>Low cost Fast availability High quantity High quality Low complexity Easy management Editorial staff User generated content Database import Low cost Fast availability High quantity High quality Low complexity Easy management Editorial staff User generated content Database import Web harvesting
    5. 5. Cultural sector <ul><li>Hans Nissens </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CultuurNet: responsible for CultuurDatabank and Cultuurweb.be </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Founding member of CultureMondo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Master in Engineering (burg. ir. - University of Ghent) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Solution for cultural & tourism non-profit sector </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce cost (less editorial staff required) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase scope to smaller municipalities, smaller events etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Short time to market </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide audience with more complete offering </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. focus on 3 verticals Cultural & tourism non-profit cultural and tourism agencies… Travel Hotels, travel booking portals… Web 2.0 & online media Community sites, Web 2.0 concepts, newspapers... Providing event calendar data to our partners
    7. 7. Challenge 1: content collection and quality of the existing websites
    8. 8. Challenge 2: how to monetize and fund?
    9. 9. Challenge 3: Make content ready for mobile devices
    10. 10. Thank you ! Hans Nissens Oxynade Coupure rechts 296, 9000 Gent, Belgium Tel. +32 495 16 68 28 [email_address] www.oxynade.com
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