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  • 26th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2018)

    Category: events on Jul 25th, 2018

    The flagship conference of the European Association for Signal Processing (EURASIP) will offer a comprehensive technical program addressing all the latest developments in research and technology for signal processing and its applications. It will feature world-class speakers, oral and poster sessions, keynotes and plenaries, exhibitions, demonstrations, tutorials, demo and ongoing work sessions and satellite workshops, and is expected to attract many leading researchers and industry figures from all over the world.

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    Summary of the participation: 

    Presentation of a paper about a novel skeleton-based action recognition method that employs joint coordinates, joint-line distances and their temporal representations through the use of the novel GPDs (Grassmannian Pyramid Descriptors)

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    Reference of the paper presented:

    D. Konstantinidis, K. Dimitropoulos, P. Daras, “ Skeleton-based Action Recognition Based on Deep Learning and Grassmannian Pyramids ,” EUSIPCO 2018, Rome, Italy, 3-7 Sept. 2018.

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  • 2nd Consortium meeting of EasyTV H2020 European Project in Thessaloniki, 9th – 10th July 2018

    Category: events on Jul 11th, 2018

    During the dates 9th-10th July 2018 took place in the headquarters of CERTH in Thessaloniki (Greece), the 2nd Consortium Meeting of H2020 European Project EasyTV, that is coordinated by Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

    The 10th month of the project is running and the review will be soon, so this meeting had the presentation of some of the first developments, including an HbbTV application for second screens with functionalities for customizable subtitles, clean audio or image enhancement (UPM), an application for speech recognition to interact with voice through television and other devices (MediaVoice) and customizable interface for presenting video contents through 2nd screen devices (ARX.NET).

     

    Other presentations included the architecture of the EasyTV Platform by broadcaster CCMA, sign language recognition and generation of signs in 3D environments by CERTH, development of ontologies for sign language by the Ontology Engineering Group of UPM or test with users by UAB.

    At the end of the meeting a fun 360º photograph was taken with all the partners. Check the result!!

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  • 9th International Symposium For Young Researchers in Translation, Interpreting and East Asian Studies.

    Category: events on Jul 2nd, 2018

    Place: Faculty of Translation and Interpreting, Autonomous University of Barcelona

    Kind of event : Academic

    Outreach : about 54 participants in the symposium, most of them were PhD students and the university’s staff

    Link to the main event: http://pagines.uab.cat/simposi/en

    Summary of the participation: Daniel Segura Giménez delivered a presentation on the possibilities of crowdsourcing technology as a way to provide accessibility services. Among many other examples, the researcher mentioned the sign language crowdsourcing service being developed in the EasyTV project, and he talked about the objectives and scope of the whole project as well.

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  • Project 2nd Plenary meeting - Thessaloniki (9th – 10th July 2018)

    Category: meeting on Jun 6th, 2018

    Partners' plenary meeting organized in Thessaloniki by CE.R.T.H.

     

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    Planned duration

    Item description

    Speaker

    1st day: 9th July 2018

    9:30

    15 min

    Welcome

    CERTH

    9:45

    45 min

    WP8: Project management and impact creation

    • Administrative Issues, management

    • Key issues to be addressed

    • Action points review

    UPM

    10:30

    75 min

    WP1: Requirements, specification and technical architecture

    • T1.2: EasyTV system requirement specification: planning, overview of the work to be done/done, deliverables and milestones.

    • T1.3: Technical architecture development: overview of work done; problems encountered and proposed solutions; plans for the second version.

    ENG

    11:45

    15 min

    Coffee break

     

    12:00

    90 min

    WP2: improved access services for improve multimedia viewing, hearing and description

    • T2.1, T2.2, T2.4: planning, overview of the work to be done/done, deliverables and milestones

    • T2.3: presentation and planning

    NOTE: from 12:30 to 13:00: demos of the developments (to be defined)

    UPM

    13:30

    60 min

    Lunch

     

    14:30

    90 min

    WP3: Novel technologies for interaction with content and users and break the language barrier…

    • T3.1, T3.2, T3.4: planning, overview of the work to be done/done, deliverables and milestones

    • T3.3 and T3.5: presentation and planning

    NOTE: from 15:00 to 15:30: demos of the developments (to be defined)

    MV

    16:00

    90 min

    WP4: Improved personalization

    • T4.1, T4.2, T4.3: planning, overview of the work to be done/done, deliverables and milestones

    NOTE: from 16:30 to 17:00: demos of the developments (to be defined)

    CERTH

    2nd day: 10th July 2018

    9:15

    75 min

    WP5: EasyTV component based system

    • T5.1, T5.2, T5.3, T5.4: planning, overview of the work to be done/done, deliverables and milestones

    • T5.5: planning, overview of the work to be done, deliverables and milestones

    ENG

    10:30

    30 min

    Coffee break

     

    11:00

    60 min

    WP6: Testing with users and feedback to the platform

    • T6.1: planning, overview of the work to be done/done, deliverables and milestones

    • T6.2: planning, overview of the work to be done, deliverables and milestones

    UAB

    12:00

    60 min

    WP7: Dissemination and exploitation:

    • T7.1, T7.2 T7.3: planning, overview of the work done/to be done, deliverables and milestones

    Open issues: normal dissemination of the project: press, web page, material, etc.

    ENG

    13:00

    30 min

    Time for additional discussion and review of actions

    ALL

    13:30

    30 min

    Recap and next steps

    UPM

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  • Multimedia contents sync demo in HbbTV devices at IRT headquarters in Munich, 24th – 25th May 2018 (26th May 2018)

    Category: events on May 28th, 2018

    IRT headquarters in Munich hosted SubTech: Symposium on Subtitling Technology , an event convening content broadcasters and representatives of different audiovisual companies all over Europe centered in subtitles presentation. During this event, held from 24 to 25 May 2018, GATV presented a demo of the HbbTV application developed for Easy TV project. This application offers custom accessibility tools such as subtitles, audiodescriptions and  sign languages for companion screens synced with the main device (TV) taking all the advantages and funcionalities of the new HbbTV standard 2.0.1.

    Kind of event:  industry 

    Summary of the participation: 

    Frances Mas, from CCMA (Corporació Catalana de Mitjans Audiovisuals) presented the demo with contents supplied by this catalan broadcaster, showing the attendees the capabilities of the connected TV.

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