Foundation of a New Digital Ecosystem for u-Content: Needs, Definition, and Design

  • Yoosoo Oh
  • Sébastien Duval
  • Sehwan Kim
  • Hyoseok Yoon
  • Taejin Ha
  • Woontack Woo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6774)


In this paper, we analyze and classify digital ecosystems to demonstrate the need for a new digital ecosystem, oriented towards contents for ubiquitous virtual reality (U-VR), and to identify appropriate designs. First, we survey the digital ecosystems, explore their differences, identify unmet challenges, and consider their appropriateness for emerging services tightly linking real and virtual (i.e. digital) spaces. Second, we define a new type of content ecosystem (u-Content ecosystem) and describe its necessary and desirable features. Finally, the results of our analysis show that our proposed ecosystem surpasses the existing ecosystems for U-VR applications and contents.


Personal Health Record Digital Device User Participation Digital Environment Digital Ecosystem 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yoosoo Oh
    • 1
  • Sébastien Duval
    • 1
  • Sehwan Kim
    • 2
  • Hyoseok Yoon
    • 3
  • Taejin Ha
    • 3
  • Woontack Woo
    • 3
  1. 1.GIST CTIBuk-gu, GwangjuRepublic of Korea
  2. 2.WorldVizSanta BarbaraUSA
  3. 3.GIST U-VR Lab.Buk-gu GwangjuRepublic of Korea

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