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Smartphones and Mobile Media


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Amani Channel shares this presentation from SoCon10 at Kennesaw State University. "Producing Mobile Media with your Smartphone"

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Smartphones and Mobile Media

  1. 1. Create Mobile Mediawith your Cell Phone<br />Amani Channel<br /><br /><br />@visualeyemedia<br />@urbanreporter<br />
  2. 2. About Amani Channel <br /><ul><li>Award-Winning Producer
  3. 3. Broadcast Journalist
  4. 4. Community Manager
  5. 5. Social Media Producer </li></li></ul><li>What is a Smartphone? <br />“A mobile phone or connected handheld device that uses a high-level operating system, including iPhone OS, BlackBerry OS, Windows Mobile, PalmOS, WebOS, Symbian, and any flavor of Linux including Android.”<br />-Forrester Research<br />
  6. 6. 2010: Year of the Smartphone? <br />1/3 U.S. adults own a smartphone or QMD<br />(Quick Messaging Device)<br />-Forrester Research<br />
  7. 7. A Brief Background <br /><ul><li> Nokia phones were among the first to allow live Web streaming (
  8. 8. iPhone 3GS allow live streaming via + application
  9. 9. Other applications allow video uploading to web (,
  10. 10. Another option is to e-mail video </li></li></ul><li>Cell Phones Break News <br /><ul><li> 2007 Virginia Tech Shooting
  11. 11. 2009 Hudson Plane Crash (Twitpic)</li></li></ul><li>Other Notable Phone Facts <br /><ul><li> Dec. 2008 - First Music Video Shot with iPhone
  12. 12. June 2009 - iPhone 3GS Shoots News (WFOR)
  13. 13. Aug. 2009 - Jeremy Jojola Shoots Live Shot
  14. 14. Dec. 2009 - Releases Live iPhone App.</li></li></ul><li>Creating Mobile Media <br /><ul><li> Create an account – Website (video/photo)
  15. 15. Download mobile application
  16. 16. Sign on to account with your phone application
  17. 17. Capture media
  18. 18. Use application to upload to the web
  19. 19. Hint: Use Twitter to share link + hashtag</li></li></ul><li>Best Practices: Cell Phone Video<br /><ul><li> Raw Video (un-edited) 1-2 minutes max.
  20. 20. Minimize background noise for interviews (no mic)
  21. 21. Watch lighting
  22. 22. Interviews: ask no more than 3 questions
  23. 23. Hold camera as still as possible </li></li></ul><li>Create Mobile Mediawith your Cell Phone<br />Amani Channel<br /><br /><br />@visualeyemedia<br />@urbanreporter<br />