Innovation in Situated & Sensory Media, Gunnar Liestøl, UiO
Innovation in Situated & Sensory Media
Department of Media & Communication
University of Oslo
Digital media as a dependent hierarchy
General context of...
Indivdual texts, genres and conventions
Operating system, applications,
CPU, screen, memory etc.
… cultural, social & economic relationships
Institutt for medier og kommunikasjon (IMK)
Positioning – where in the world the device is (GPS,
WiFi, and cell towers).
Orientation – in which direction it is pointed
Movement – how it is moved and gestured
(accellerometer and gyroscope).
Touch input – how the user touches and manipulates
the phone's interface (screen and physical
Light – (camera for recording still images/video, and
Sound – (microphone to register audio input or
radiowaves for wireless networking).
= Sensory Media