Archive for November, 2014

Social Documentary – a media artist installation in Istanbul imagining Linked Television in other ways

November 27, 2014

Social Documentary is an artistic installation to navigate in a collection of crowd-sourced videos which has been produced in collaboration with LinkedTV. Those videos are related to the events that happened at Gezi Park (Istanbul) in June 2013. The visitors are invited to interact with the installation by choosing keywords through the manipulation of three […]

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

November 24, 2014

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 […]

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

November 20, 2014

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 […]

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LinkedNews application @bid_dimad after winning Design Prize; will be exhibited in Madrid and then Latin America.

November 19, 2014

At the Ibero American Biennial of Design (BID) in Madrid, researchers Lilia Perez and Michiel Hildebrand from the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in Amsterdam, have been awarded a honorary mention in the category Digital Design for the concept and interaction design of Linked TV News. Linked TV News is a second screen companion for […]

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

November 13, 2014

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 […]

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

November 12, 2014

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 […]

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

November 5, 2014

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 […]

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