IPML: Extending SMIL for Distributed Multimedia Presentations

  • Jun Hu
  • Loe Feijs
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4270)


This paper addresses issues of distributing multimedia presentations in an ambient intelligent environment, exams the existing technologies and proposes IPML, a markup language that extends SMIL for distributed settings. It uses a powerful metaphor of play, with which the timing and mapping issues in distributed presentations are easily covered in a natural way.


Action Actor Media Object Interactive Multimedia Synchronization Module Synchronize Multimedia Integration Language 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jun Hu
    • 1
  • Loe Feijs
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Industrial DesignEindhoven University of TechnologyEindhovenThe Netherlands

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