Saturday, August 27, 2011

Tool: Dipity

Dipity is an interactive and free digital timeline tool. It allows one to use texts, links, pictures and video in their personal timelines.

This tool is intended for anyone who uses internet. One can customize the look of their embedded time line by adding as much data and in any form. Users can even create, share, embed and work together on interactive and visually engaging timelines that integrate video, audio, images, text, links, social media, location and timestamps. It also makes public time lines searchable and increase traffic and user engagement on one's website.

Dipity allows users to gather real-time sources from social media, search engines and RSS, converting them in a very user interactive visualization. It combines the power of multimedia and social media content with timestamps, geolocation and realtime updates. One can even zoom in and out of the timeline to hours or years. It makes the historical and present data highly visual and attractive.