MediaLoom: An Interactive
Authoring Tool for Hypervideo

A project in partial fulfillment of the Masters of Science
in Information Design and Technology

John Tolva

"We may say most aptly that the Analytical Engine weaves algebraical patterns just as the Jacquard loom weaves leaves and flowers."
Ada Augusta, Countess of Lovelace (1843)
  MediaLoom v0.96
[alpha prototype]

This is a partially functional demonstration release only. Please read the instructions for use before downloading.

Medialoom with Hypervideo Engine*
[Mac PPC 2.4MB stuffit file]

MediaLoom for PC (Authoring only)
[Windows 95/98/NT 1.2MB zip file]

Note: there is no PC runtime module. To view scripts authored on the PC you must run the Hypervideo Engine on a Macintosh.

Screen Shots

Project Workspace
Settings Screen
Info Screen

Hypervideo Work

"Prisoner of Life": A Short Cuts Hypervideo
The Orbital Hypervideo

Project Committee

Prof. Jay Bolter [project advisor]
Prof. Matthew Causey
Prof. Michael Joyce


Project Paper

Standalone vs. Web Analysis
Where to develop hypervideo?

Related Work

Authoring and Navigating Video in Space and Time
[Nitin Sawhney]

Hypervideo: Notes Toward a Rhetoric
[David Balcom]


"Think Inside the Box."

* Hypervideo Engine runtime developed by Nitin Sawhney with David Balcom.

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