Idea: Subscription-based live streaming of tourist locales for private consumption on wall size screens.
One way remote, beach-side, famous or whatever tourist location-based businesses can make money is to have a multi-camera live video and audio recording of whatever view they have of their locale (and ambience produced) and then broadcast it live to subscribers over the internet.
Subscribers would then set up a multi-projector display on a wall of their house or business or whatever and have a wall-sized installation. Then they can have a taste of whatever location.
Think google street view, but live and fixed. Local governments in remote but beautiful parts of the world could sell their view on the internet.
Idea 2: An extension of the above. Think of a scenario of a chain of say four cafes in famous places around the world. Each would have the display setup on three walls and have recorder setup for the shop front. Imagine how freaky that would be to be sitting in a cafe that has one actual shop-front and then three other virtual shopfronts of equally famous locations.
It would be a useful way to think about the commodification of experience in relation to iconic tourist locations as it intersects with the post-industrial, service-based economy.
I’m waiting for the competition to see who can be the first to moon on each location…
That is when the owners get radio stations to run a promotional competition
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