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Cooliris Presentation

  1. 1. By: Alex Judson Etienne Khalife & Rachael Fischer
  2. 2. Who makes it/Publishes it? <ul><li>Cooliris Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Headquartered in Palo Alto Ca. </li></ul><ul><li>Privately owned </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is the application? <ul><li>Web browser plug in </li></ul><ul><li>Provides for highly attractive web slideshows of online video and images. </li></ul><ul><li>Supports: Google images, Yahoo images, Flicker, YouTube, Live Image Search, Photobucket, Smugmug, Fotki and any website that uses RSS. </li></ul><ul><li>Also One can shop and compare on Amazon.com through Cooliris </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why Did we choose it? <ul><li>Its pretty </li></ul><ul><li>Pretty KICK ASS! </li></ul><ul><li>We chose it because of the visual appeal and how easy it makes it to find images and videos online. </li></ul><ul><li>We saw it as the visualization of Web 2.0 </li></ul>
  5. 5. How does the company make money? <ul><li>As you scroll through the results for your searches on videos or images a number of the included results are advertisements. </li></ul><ul><li>The theory behind this is that as you look through the videos you may see an add of a product related to your search that would interest you and you would click on it. </li></ul><ul><li>Then the company sponsoring the add gets more directed viewership. </li></ul><ul><li>Because of the way the ads are presented they get a 5% click rate, much better than the average 1% click rate. </li></ul>
  6. 6. An Ad
  7. 7. Does the Application have potential? <ul><li>Most likely this website will not be the next mega company on the net. </li></ul><ul><li>However the ability to search through this many image and video hosting websites has a definite appeal which will only grow as the number of host websites grows. </li></ul><ul><li>Additionally the ability to create online slideshows including images and video will be increasingly useful with the growth of user created websites in web 2.0. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Evaluation <ul><li>The application is very easy to use both in searching for videos or pictures online. </li></ul><ul><li>Additionally its very easy to upload pictures and videos to the website to contribute to the growing web 2.0 mass of user information. </li></ul><ul><li>And of course, it looks awesome. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Why is it web 2.0? <ul><li>User contributed content </li></ul><ul><li>Tagging </li></ul><ul><li>Community </li></ul><ul><li>Synthesis of websites and applications </li></ul><ul><li>Rich user experience </li></ul>
  10. 10. How does it matchup? <ul><li>Very few websites or applications out there have an identical or even similar purpose. </li></ul><ul><li>The application of transverse searches on multiple browsers is highly innovative and useful. </li></ul><ul><li>Additionally it is free! </li></ul><ul><li>Cooliris is unique in that it allows you to visualize your search objects which removes limitations and makes searches much more efficient. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Team fantasies <ul><li>Our team wishes that the application had more databases available. Especially for video. </li></ul><ul><li>Plus we would like to see a more in depth summery as you scroll over a search option. </li></ul>
  12. 12. The End!!!
  13. 13. Works Cited <ul><li>http://cooliris.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://gigaom.com/2008/09/28/can-browser-plug-ins-be-a-business/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://blog.cooliris.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cooliris </li></ul>

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