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From Luciano Resende <>
Subject Re: [jira] [Created] (PHOTARK-77) Developing a Photark metadata model to manage photos.
Date Thu, 29 Mar 2012 06:22:33 GMT
On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 10:14 AM, Suhothayan Sriskandarajah
<> wrote:
> On 27 March 2012 10:35, Pubudu Dissanayake <> wrote:
>> Hi Suho
>> Seems like this an interesting idea.Building a meta data model for the
>> existing photo library is a very important and more flexible as well. I
>> have few questions regarding about your suggestions
> Hi Pubuthu
> Its nice to hear your interested in this project.
> Since Luciano's project idea is to aggregate photos from various streams
> and display them in a single gallery.
> my idea is extending this idea where by enhancing the gallery to add
> various meta information of photos like when this was taken, where this was
> taken, tagging the photos, and adding who is in the picture, and for Gsoc
> I'm expecting the student should build a gallery that can show photos
> according to the meta information provided or when possible automatically
> gathered.
> E.g
> show all pics where Mr.John was present, show all pics which are taken in
> Los-angels.
> 1. As i understood you are referring to the  EXIF information of the photo
>> is that correct ??
> yes part of the data can be gathered from the  EXIF information like image
> size, shooting date and time,
> but others the user or the data source has to provide
> 2. following data tags can be retrieve form a single image itself
>>            * Embed image information include Exif tags, Tiff tags and Gps
>> tags.
> +1
> this depends on the data source also, for the photos taken from the phone
> will have more information but
> the photos which we get from our flicker account wont have all that info,
> at this point the user have to provide.
> 3. "x,y coordination of there positions" what did u mean by that ?? (GPS
>> Tags) ??
>> No I was referring to the face location of people in the picture. by
> knowing that we can precisely show where Mr.John is in the portrait
>> if u can collateralize more on this idea that would be really helpful :)
> Hope the above information is helpful
> Regards
> Suho

What are you considering as storage choices for all these metadata ?

Luciano Resende

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