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Virtual jukeboxes, non-linear films among creations at prototype launch

News | 10/18/2006 4:00 am EDT

 The days of listening to bad music at bars, clubs and even airports could be numbered. VirJ (www.virj.ca), a virtual jukebox in prototype stage, will arm mobile phone users with the power to choose music of their liking in public spaces – using only a phone and a visual interface. Created by Rawl Benton, Geoff Phillips and Rami Posner, graduating residents at the Canadian Film Centre’s Habitat New Media Lab, VirJ is part of the Hybrid Media Exhibition on display at Toronto’s Gladstone Hotel until October 20th.

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