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  • IBC 2019 (International Broadcasting Convention)

    Category: events on Sep 16th, 2019

    The International Broadcasting Convention, also known as IBC, is the massive annual broadcast technology show that takes place in Amsterdam every September. The industry comes together to exhibit the latest developments that will be shaping media in the near future.

    EasyTV is present at the Future Zone exhibition area, on the Media Accessibility Booth in hall 8, stand F02. Together with CONTENT4ALL and ImAc projects as EU funded projects representative from H2020 programme, showing Innovative solutions for future Media Accessibility.

     

    A full description of the EasyTV project is explained, as well as practical demonstrations such as the companion screen, showing accessibility solutions and supporting voice commands to strengthen the content displayed on the main screen. As well as the screen reader for HbbTV application that allows people with visual loss access the desired content. Furthermore, a solution to create multilingual subtitles and sign language content, through a crowdsourcing platform. The explanations guided by ARX.net, CCMA, CERTH, mediavoice and UPM as EasyTV representatives.

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  • EasyTV project at the International Conference on Sign Language

    Category: press news, events on Sep 16th, 2019

    Marta Bosch, Pilar Orero and Olga Soler-Vilageliu will present results from the EasyTV project at the International Conference on Sign Language organised by the CNLSE on 19th September 2019 in Madrid. The presentation will have the title "Recepción de la lengua de signos en TV: Estudio sobre la percepción de pantallas compuestas".
     
    The presentation can be found here: https://ddd.uab.cat/record/212517
     
    The  programme for the conference can be downloaded from here: https://www.cnlse.es/es/congreso-cnlse-2019

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  • EasyTV in EuroScientist

    Category: press news on Jul 26th, 2019

    In 25th of July, an article about EasyTV was published on EuroScientist as part of  "Special Issue on The Social Value of European Research on Media Accessibility". The article can be found in the following post

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  • EasyTV at The AGENT workshop - PETRA June 2019

    Category: events on Jun 21st, 2019

    The AGENT workshop (MultimodAl siGnal sensing and analysis for assistive EnviroNments for improving qualiTy-of-life) was organized by our partners from CERTH and the Aristotle University in cooperation with the H2020 EU projects: PROTEIN, i-PROGNOSIS, and EasyTV. The event took place on 7th of June during the PETRA conference in Corfu, Greece.

    The workshop succeeded in attracting an interdisciplinary group of researchers who are involved in research related to early detection, assessment and monitoring of human health, habits and behaviorIt was dedicated to novel technologies that are applied on real or virtual environments and aims to enhance the quality of daily living, especially for people suffering from chronic conditions and disabilities such as Parkinson’s, loss of hearing and motor impairment. Specifically, the following papers were presented:

    ·         Mavropoulos, T., Meditskos, G., Kamateri, E., Symeonidis, S., Tzimikas, D., Papageorgiou, L., ... & Kompatsiaris, I. (2019, June). A smart dialogue-competent monitoring framework supporting people in rehabilitation. In Proceedings of the 12th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (pp. 499-508). ACM.

    ·         Meliones, A., & Duta, C. (2019, June). SeeSpeech: an Android application for the hearing impaired. In Proceedings of the 12th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (pp. 509-516). ACM.

    ·         Grammatikopoulou, A., Grammalidis, N., Bostantjopoulou, S., & Katsarou, Z. (2019, June). Detecting hypomimia symptoms by selfie photo analysis: for early Parkinson disease detection. In Proceedings of the 12th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (pp. 517-522). ACM.

    ·         Grammatikopoulou, A., Dimitropoulos, K., Bostantjopoulou, S., Katsarou, Z., & Grammalidis, N. (2019, June). Motion analysis of Parkinson diseased patients using a video game approach. In PETRA (pp. 523-527).

    ·         Padilla, B. E. O., Glushkova, A., Menychtas, D., & Manitsaris, S. (2019, June). Designing a web-based automatic ergonomic assessment using motion data. In Proceedings of the 12th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (pp. 528-534). ACM.

    ·         Belmonte-Hernández, A., Theodoridis, T., González, M. B., Hernández-Peñaloza, G., Solachidis, V., Ramos, J. J., ... & Daras, P. (2019, June). A novel framework for physical therapy rehabilitation monitoring and assessment in Parkinson disease patients using depth information. In Proceedings of the 12th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (pp. 535-539). ACM.

    ·         Theodoridis, T., Solachidis, V., Dimitropoulos, K., Gymnopoulos, L., & Daras, P. (2019, June). A survey on AI nutrition recommender systems. In PETRA (pp. 540-546).

    ·         Krause, S., Haescher, M., Chodan, W., & Bieber, G. (2019, June). Nocturnal respiration pattern of healthy people as a hint for sleep state detection. In Proceedings of the 12th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (pp. 547-553). ACM.

    The workshop was attended by more than fifty persons and fruitful conversations and comments came from the interaction among researchers, faculty members, students and intended audience.

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  • EasyTV at the ITU The Future of Television for Europe

    Category: events on Jun 10th, 2019

    The ​International Telecommunication Union (ITU) encourages a dialogue among stakeholders in the various regions of the world to discuss the future of Television. To this end, following the success of “The Future of Cable TV (Geneva, Switzerland, 25-26 January 2018) and The Future of TV for the Americas (Bogotá, Colombia, 26 November 2018), the ITU  held a Workshop on “The Future of Television for Europe", which took place on 7 June 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland at the ITU Headquarters.

    This event, which was jointly organized by the three Sectors of the ITU (Radiocommunication: ITU-R; Standardization: ITU-T; and Development: ITU-D), focused on the diverse emerging broadband and broadcast technologies, including cable TV, with the aim to assist countries in the region of Europe to assess challenges, dynamics and opportunities. 

    This workshop was organized within the context of the European Regional Initiative approved by WTDC-17 on “Broadband Infrastructure, Broadcasting and Spectrum Management”. The event was also supported by the ITU-R SG6 (Broadcasting service) and ITU-T SG9 (Cable broadband and TV), which met meet in collocation, 6-13 June 2019 (see TSB Collective 4/9).

     


    The aim of the workshop was to discuss the future of television in the region with relevant European and international stakeholders, covering regulatory and policy frameworks, emerging and convergent ICT Infrastructures and services, as well as user interfaces and accessibility issues. It also provided an opportunity to discuss TV-related regional and international standardization and to share best practices and case studies on cable TV roll-outs and other new TV services. EasyTV had a booth where the project was shown by Pilar Orero from UAB.

    Presentation by Pilar Orero, UAB
    The new concepts for Accessibility systems being developed in Europe

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