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Enhancing the Functionality of Interactive TV with Content-Based Multimedia Analysis

Paul Ferguson, Cathal Gurrin, Hyowon Lee, Sorin Sav, Alan F. Smeaton, Noel E. O'Connor, Yoon-Hee Choi, Heeseon Park
2009 2009 11th IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia  
In this paper we describe how content-based analysis techniques can be used to provide much greater functionality to the users of an interactive TV (iTV) device.  ...  We describe several content-based multimedia analysis techniques and how some of these can be exploited in the iTV domain, resulting in the provision of a set of powerful functions for iTV users.  ...  ENHANCING ITV FUNCTIONALITY In order to demonstrate the usefulness of content-based analysis and search techniques for the iTV domain, we give specific examples of enhanced functionality which we have  ... 
doi:10.1109/ism.2009.70 dblp:conf/ism/FergusonGLSSOCP09 fatcat:jsqcj6tx35am7d5tcsuwejgng4

Social recommendation and visual analysis on the TV

Cathal Gurrin, Hyowon Lee, Paul Ferguson, Alan F. Smeaton, Noel E. O'Connor, Yoonhee Choi, Heeseon Park
2010 Proceedings of the international conference on Multimedia - MM '10  
In this paper, we present prototype interactive TV software that incorporates visual content analysis tools and social networking in the home TV.  ...  We present the challenges of working with the living room TV environment and outline how we have utilized visual processing and search technologies to address these challenges and create a novel prototype  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We gratefully acknowledge the support of both Samsung Electronics, Korea and Science Foundation Ireland under grant number 07/CE/I1147.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1873951.1874266 dblp:conf/mm/GurrinLFSOCP10 fatcat:o2x5zda4u5auhe4g5vsuari6pm

Talk-Back and Talk-Together TV-Service Concept and Possibility of User Acceptance-

Amy Tzu Ya Huang, Sakae Okubo, Wataru Kameyama
2005 The Journal of The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers  
Talk-back and Talk-together TV systems provide new forms of interactive broadcasting services and enhance the current experiences of TV viewing.  ...  The results indicate that there are future possibilities of user acceptance for the new TV services that utilize bidirectional multimedia links among viewers.  ...  The content is influenced or created based on the input of the end user (s).  ... 
doi:10.3169/itej.59.629 fatcat:viwtqqsqxzgd5h2jaczhaqtv5i

USING METADATA TO PROVIDE SCALABLE BROADCAST AND INTERNET CONTENT AND SERVICES

GABRIELLA KAZAI, MOUNIA LALMAS, MARIE-LUCE BOURGUET, ALAN PEARMAIN
2003 Digital Media Processing for Multimedia Interactive Services  
This paper deals with the use of metadata standards such as MPEG-7 and MPEG-21 to drive the automatic adaptation and personalisation of scalable broadcast and Internet content and services.  ...  The SAVANT project is developing scalability and synchronisation techniques for delivering multimedia content over a variety of broadcast and IP networks to a variety of user devices.  ...  Enhanced and interactive sports: This scenario considers both group and individual viewing experiences and focuses on the use of multiple devices at the same time with both synchronous and asynchronous  ... 
doi:10.1142/9789812704337_0089 fatcat:ockcbzbrizbnxa4pt46ogyxk2a

Interactive TV using a Framework of Smart Multimedia Objects (SMO-ITV)

Momouh Khadraoui, B Hirsbrunner, D Khadraoui, P Lorenz, N. Juillerat, M Courant
2007 2007 IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications  
The main purpose of this paper is to propose a new approach for the modelling of adaptable and reusable multimedia content.  ...  The object-oriented modelling of interactive multimedia applications in the SMO-ITV approach is designed to suggest a methodology of using a multimedia objects within a framework for configuration and  ...  The "SMO-ITV" Framework We suggest a methodology of using the concept of multimedia objects oriented for designing and developing enhanced interactive multimedia contents' creation by following the six  ... 
doi:10.1109/icspc.2007.4728603 fatcat:3jycru34yzfubmlm7yqccd273u

Adaptive and personalized multimedia content delivery for disabled users in Internet TV

I. Anagnostopoulos, C. N. Anagnostopoulos, E. Vlachogiannis, D. Gavalas, G. Tsekouras
2009 Signal, Image and Video Processing  
This paper aims at the delivery of adaptive and personalized multimedia content in interactive IPTV environments, using programmable IP services through the MPEG-21 standard, supporting also features for  ...  The system takes advantage of explicit and implicit information through the users' interaction with the IPTV environment, while the profile reflects groups of similar users, thus dropping the time needed  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported by the General Secretariat of Research and Technology (Project "Software Applications for Interactive Kids TV-MPEG-21", project framework "Image, Sound, and Language  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11760-009-0103-x fatcat:fwguzum5nfd2lj35binkvimgn4

Adaptive and personalized multimedia content delivery for disabled users in Internet TV

I. Anagnostopoulos, C. N. Anagnostopoulos, E. Vlachogiannis, D. Gavalas, G. Tsekouras
2009 Signal, Image and Video Processing  
This paper aims at the delivery of adaptive and personalized multimedia content in interactive IPTV environments, using programmable IP services through the MPEG-21 standard, supporting also features for  ...  The system takes advantage of explicit and implicit information through the users' interaction with the IPTV environment, while the profile reflects groups of similar users, thus dropping the time needed  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported by the General Secretariat of Research and Technology (Project "Software Applications for Interactive Kids TV-MPEG-21", project framework "Image, Sound, and Language  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11760-009-0121-8 fatcat:3lca6cwaybgxvd4ky3z2h2js4u

The Evolution of Video Processing Technology and Its Main Drivers

Jorge E. Caviedes
2012 Proceedings of the IEEE  
The evolution of video processing has also led to the creation of new product concepts such as the Smart TV in which content consumption, visual experience, social experience, and immersiveness are integrated  ...  , 2) emergence of new multimedia interaction paradigms that break away from the couch potato stereotype, and 3) performance-oriented SW/HW platforms that enable highly interactive and immersive experiences  ...  NEW MULTIMEDIA INTERACTION PARADIGMS: THE EVOLUTION OF THE COUCH POTATO The traditional lean back TV viewing experience has gradually evolved toward the lean forward type.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jproc.2011.2182072 fatcat:mndzaxtoxndt5imtq4kebsrqhm

Guest Editorial: Multimedia for Advanced Human-Computer Interaction

Maria De Marsico, Daniela Fogli
2016 Multimedia tools and applications  
Private, and Community-Based interaction^, and thus aimed at encompassing the different souls underlying the new trends in HCI, from interaction with public large displays to interaction with mobile devices  ...  , to crowdsourcing/community-based kinds of interaction.  ...  application that allows users to access and interact with TV content.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11042-016-4024-8 fatcat:l7knqxlk7zf27ejsqu262mumny

Multimedia Teaching Platform Design for Urban Planning Course Based on Information Entropy

Xiaopeng Jing
2017 International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET)  
Meanwhile, because MP5 has such characteristics as diversified technological functions and use convenience, it can enhance multimedia teaching effect.  ...  At present, teaching contents of Urban Planning are dull, and teaching methods and means are single.  ...  Acknowledgment This work was supported in part by the Chang'an University 2017 graduate education teaching reform project.  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijet.v12i07.7213 fatcat:brwayo2hyvcxhbgvgp5m3ctcie

The Evolution of TV Systems, Content, and Users Toward Interactivity

Pablo Cesar, Konstantinos Chorianopoulos
2007 Foundations and Trends® in Human–Computer Interaction  
In this study, we explore the state-of-the-art and consider two basic issues: What is interactive TV research? Can it help us reinvent the practices of authoring, delivering, and watching TV?  ...  For this purpose, we have reviewed the research literature, as well as the industrial developments and identified three concepts that provide a high-level taxonomy of interactive TV research: (1) content  ...  Acknowledgments This study reports and builds upon the collaborative work of numerous individuals and teams, who have been active in the interactive television research community during the past decade  ... 
doi:10.1561/1100000008 fatcat:kpxvnpqrfjd23knbp4uh3p2kau

Accessible interactive television using the MPEG-21 standard

Evangelos Vlachogiannis, Damianos Gavalas, George E. Tsekouras, Christos N. Anagnostopoulos
2010 Universal Access in the Information Society  
This objective is accomplished through the utilization of the arising MPEG-21 standard. Based on that standard, iTV accessibility is investigated in terms of metadata and content adaptation.  ...  In this paper, the accessibility of the interactive television (iTV) is being discussed as a primary factor for its satisfactory adoption and commercial success.  ...  The Content Recommendation Unit The basic functionality of the content recommendation unit is to provide program recommendations to the users based on their user profile and the multimedia content metadata  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10209-010-0195-7 fatcat:5mf7xyukt5cojirz6rvvhzx6km

Systematic Review of Multiple Contents Synchronization in Interactive Television Scenario

Ricardo Mendes Costa Segundo, Celso Alberto Saibel Santos
2014 ISRN Communications and Networking  
How to make the use of interactivity in television content viable and attractive is something in evolution that can be seen with the popularization of new approaches as the use of second screen as interactive  ...  Interactive TV has not reached yet its full potential.  ...  Conflict of Interests The authors declare that there is no conflict of interests regarding the publication of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2014/127142 fatcat:ufnuq44orjbsljh4ibdmblv7cy

Scenarios of Use for Sociable Mobile TV [chapter]

Konstantinos Chorianopoulos
2009 Human-Computer Interaction Series  
Moreover, the first wave of research has been mostly concerned with technology and standards, which are necessary to ensure interoperability and market acceptance.  ...  In this article, we propose three concepts that drive the main paths for research and practice in mobile and social TV: 1) Mobile TV as a content format, 2) Mobile TV as user behavior and 3) Mobile TV  ...  The rest of the article is structured as follows. We begin with an analysis of the social uses of mobile TV. In Section 3, we outline the multiple roles of mobility in social TV.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-84882-701-1_18 dblp:series/hci/Chorianopoulos10 fatcat:mhl7flwnn5dxfp756osf63fi2u

Collective User Experience: Community-driven Story Co-authoring in Live Events

Steven Simpson, Mu Mu, Omar Niamut, Jacco R. Taal, Nicholas J. P. Race
2015 ACM International Conference on Interactive Experiences for TV and Online Video  
This paper explores the collective experience of users of an online creative storytelling ecosystem.  ...  Audio-visual narratives are becoming the most popular medium for information sharing and social storytelling around a live event.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The work presented is supported by the European Commission within the FP7 Project STEER (grant no 318343).  ... 
dblp:conf/tvx/SimpsonMNTR15 fatcat:fubxqiik2rbololepeilnsyioq
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