WorldLens


We array news information in depth across alarge multitouch display organized by time, by coverage, and by geography. Elements are drawn from blogs, the web, newspapers, magazines and television. Each is presented by a front page that the literal story. Readers can fly through the news space, mark items for interest, activate each, and draw connections. News data is gathered and analyzed by "Glue" (see below) our system that gener- ates frame-by-frame metadata for video and page analysis for other online material.