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Jon Hoem: Locative audiobook “Tilhører”

November 26, 2014. Tid: 12:15 - 13:00

Associate professor Jon Hoem, Bergen University College: “locative audiobook”. Jon Hoem researches on locative technologies at the Bergen University College.

In the prototype, the locative audio book “Tilhører”, Bluetooth and other positioning technologies for micro positioning of the user is used. Position and orientation are used to control a composite stereo image with environmental sounds, effects sounds and spoken content page. It can be experienced with the headset, via a proprietary mobile application.


Fictional work
“Part” is a fictional work , but the technology may well be used for other forms of communication using localized sound. I will show examples and talk about possible journalistic uses.

Biography Jon Hoem

Opphavsrett: Jon Hoem.
Opphavsrett: Jon Hoem.

Jon Hoem is an associate professor at the Center for New Media, Bergen University College(now: HVL). He teaches multimedia journalism and digital literacy. See also Hoem’s informative website:

He researches on the web media, locative technology and e-books.


Rom 548, 5. etg, Institutt for informasjons- og medievitenskap, Det Samfunnsvitenskapelige fakultet
Fosswinckels gate 6
Bergen, 5007 Norge