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#lime2015 workshop @WWWfirenze program now online. keynote by @lysander07!

Posted by on March 19, 2015 at 12:46 am

The 3rd International Workshop on Linked Media – taking place at WWW 2015 on 18th May – has published its program. Besides 2 full papers and 3 demos on various aspects of Linked Media, we are particularly proud to announce Harald Sack from HPI Potsdam will be our keynote speaker, on the topic of “From [...]

LinkedTV supports #SmartTV app development @EuropeanaSpace Hackathon for @rbb_inno #BerlinWall documentary

Posted by on March 10, 2015 at 4:44 pm

On 25 and 26 February, LinkedTV partners Noterik  and RBB participated in an EuropeanaSpace workshop in Berlin. We were able to use the MultiScreen Toolkit to develop a small app to view a tour of the Berlin wall on a TV screen, with a smartphone serving as a remote control.  Viewers can click a link on their phone, that acts [...]

LinkedTV @EBU_TECH on #HbbTV 2.0 for linking Television and the Web, whether #smarttv #secondscreen or #multiscreen

Posted by on February 23, 2015 at 1:06 pm

See and hear Linked Television at next month’s EBU BroadThinking 2015 event! With the recent launch of HbbTV 2.0, the SmartTV standard for broadcasters to deliver Internet based services alongside their broadcast programming, this is the perfect moment for the LinkedTV project to show broadcasters its innovative technology solution to analyse and annotate TV programs. [...]

@LinkedTV Multimedia Analysis REST service provides powerful content processing for your TV & video material

Posted by on February 11, 2015 at 9:35 am

In order that the LinkedTV Platform is able to produce rich metadata descriptions of ingested video, LinkedTV has been working on providing a wide range of multimedia analytics techniques to fragment video, label fragments with concepts and extract textual metadata from audio and image. These techniques have been combined into a single Web service which [...]

How do we annotate TV programs and use annotations to link to related content? (#dwerft talk by @lyndonjbnixon)

Posted by on November 24, 2014 at 5:05 pm

Last week LinkedTV scientific co-ordinator Dr Lyndon Nixon spoke as invited speaker at the d-werft conference in Potsdam, Germany where he outlined the LinkedTV approach to annotating TV programming and using that annotation to generate links from parts of the TV programme to related content on the Web. Check out the slides below:   Annotating [...]

LinkedTV presented improved results at the 2014 NIST #TRECVID Workshop for Multimedia Event Detection, Multimedia Event Recounting and Semantic Indexing

Posted by on November 20, 2014 at 4:42 pm

LinkedTV partner CERTH participated this year to the Semantic Indexing (SIN), Multimedia Event Detection (MED) and Multimedia Event Recounting (MER) tasks of the TRECVID International Benchmarking Activity. Significantly improved results were attained, compared to last year’s participation to the same tasks, verifying the significance of the work carried out in LinkedTV for solving hard video [...]

@CERTH releases new version (V1.4) of their video temporal segmentation software for #videoanalysis

Posted by on November 13, 2014 at 11:21 am

LinkedTV partner CERTH (Thessaloniki, Greece) just publicly released version 1.4 of its software for the automatic temporal segmentation of videos into shots and scenes. This release uses exclusively CPU-based processing and the analysis is accelerated by invoking multi-threading / multi-processing operations of the Intel OpenMP runtime library, making the whole video analysis process about 7 [...]

Report from #MediaEval2014 – LinkedTV in Search & Hyperlinking of Multimedia Content

Posted by on November 12, 2014 at 5:27 pm

LinkedTV took part for the second time in the MediaEval Search and Hyperlinking task. The methodology developed by project partners produced interesting results which confirmed that LinkedTV Hyperlinking technologies are strong performers. More details on the LinkedTV approach are available here. In MediaEval 2014, LinkedTV in collaboration with other research projects also supported the organization [...]

#icip2014 #acmmm14 tutorial on Video Hyperlinking slides are online.

Posted by on November 5, 2014 at 5:14 pm

LinkedTV presented its tutorial on Video Hyperlinking at the International Conference on Image Processing held in Paris this year (27-30th Oct 2014) as well as ACM Multimedia in Orlando, Florida (USA) (3rd-7th Nov 2014). The 3 hour tutorial  covered the topics of video analysis and hyperlink generation, building on the work carried out in LinkedTV’s work [...]

LinkedTV brings hypernym discovery to German #DBPedia! @DBpedia_De #lod #lhd #thd #ner

Posted by on October 14, 2014 at 11:59 am

LinkedTV is pleased to contribute to the German DBPedia effort through the addition of hypernym discovery within Wikipedia article text. The “Linked Hypernyms Dataset” identifies the types of a resource through statistical type inference co-occurrence. With this, a key problem for the German DBPedia dataset is being addressed: the sparsity of RDF type properties on [...]