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EuropeanaConnect Media Annotation Prototype
This page is intended to showcase the online media annotation suite developed in work package 5 of the EuropeanaConnect project under the leadership of the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology in cooperation with University of Vienna and the Austrian National Library.
- Free-text annotation
- Semantic tagging
- Linked Data interface: annotations exposed as RDF resources (read more...)
- Supports images, audio and video content
- Special support for high-resolution map images:
- Tile-based rendering for faster delivery
- Semantic tag suggestions based on geographic location
- Place search functionality
- Overlay of present-day country borders, coast outlines, etc.
- Shape drawing tools on images, maps and video
- Runs in your browser
Screencast 1: Map Annotation
This short screencast demonstrates the map annotation prototype's free-text and semantic tagging features.
Map source: Martin Waldseemüller (1470–1521), Universalis Cosmographia Secundum Ptholomaei Traditionem et Americi Vespucii Alioru[m]que Lustrationes, St. Dié, 1507, Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress. (Wikimedia Commons)
Screencast 2: Map Geo-Referencing & Annotation
You can find a more comprehensive screencast on map geo-referencing, annotation and semantic tagging here.
Screencast 3: Video Annotation
This screencast demonstrates the use of the video annotation prototype.
R. Simon, C. Sadilek, J. Korb, M. Baldauf and B. Haslhofer (2010) Tag Clouds and Old Maps: Annotations as Linked Spatiotemporal Data in the Cultural Heritage Domain, Workshop On Linked Spatiotemporal Data 2010, held in conjunction with the 6th International Conference on Geographic Information Science (GIScience 2010), September 14 - 17, 2010, Zurich, Switzerland.
B. Haslhofer, E. Momeni, M. Gay, R. Simon (2010) Augmenting Europeana Content with Linked Data Resources, 6th International Conference on Semantic Systems (I-Semantics), September 1-3, 2010, Graz, Austria.
We Appreciate Your Feedback
The EuropeanaConnect media annotation prototype is work in progress. In case you have any feedback, suggestions, feature requests, or experience any issues - please let us know!
EuropeanaConnect is solely responsible for the content of this showcase. It does not represent the opinion of the Community and the Community is not responsible for any use that might be made of information contained on this site.