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Timing – small step for developers, giant leap for the media industry

2017-03-15T05:20:00+00:00By Njål Borch François Daoust Ingar Arntzen Norut Norway W3C France

People are using and interacting with an increasing amount of devices, often used simultaneously or combined with more traditional TV viewing.

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HIAR/VR for various viewing styles in the future of broadcasting

2019-10-17T10:31:00+01:00By H. Kawakita, K. Yoshino, D. Koide, K. Hisatomi, Y. Kawamura, and K. Imamura

In this paper, NHK explores how viewing styles will be and what the technology and the R&D strategy is required in the future of broadcasting.

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Everyday photo-realistic social VR: Communicate and collaborate with an enhanced co-presence and immersion

2019-10-17T10:18:00+01:00By Simon N.B. Gunkel, Hans Stokking, Tom De Koninck, Omar Niamut

While Virtual Reality (VR) retains industry interest, the overall market adoption of VR is still slow. One problem in VR is the social isolation. Many applications are still single user-driven and VR services that do allow the sharing of virtual experiences with others, mostly focus on representing users as artificial ...

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The immersive audience experience evaluation toolkit

2019-10-17T09:52:00+01:00By J. Freeman, J. Lessiter, P. Borden, L. Turner-Brown, L. Kurta & E. Ferrari

In this paper, i2 media research explores a new way to measure audience perceptions of impact and value of different immersive experiences.

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4K UHD HDR and immersive audio live streaming 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia for Samsung Smart TVs App

2019-10-17T08:36:00+01:00By L. Carvano, A. T. Gomes, A. S. Murakami

In this paper, Globosat presents the experience, challenges, techniques and results obtained by Globosat, in partnership with Samsung Brazil, with live streaming 56 matches of the 2018 FIFA WORLD CUP in Russia for connected TVs with 4K UHD HDR and immersive audio.

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Evolution of radio services in the era of voice-controlled digital assistants

2019-10-17T07:00:00+01:00By P. Casagranda, F. Russo, R. Teraoni Prioletti

In this paper, Rai explores the impact of voice-controlled digital assistants on the evolution of radio services.

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Leveraging acoustic information for enhanced personalisation in the entertainment domain

2019-10-17T07:00:00+01:00By Charlie Bonfield, Manik Malhotra

In this paper, TiVo explores an effective strategy that could be used to enhance the discovery experience for voice remote users.

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Using machine learning and behavioural analysis for user-tailored viewer experience

2019-10-17T07:00:00+01:00By Peter W. Szabo and Zsolt L. Janosi

In this paper, 3 Screen Solutions showcases the machine learning engine and examines a behavioural mapping technique and the mathematical theory behind it.

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User acceptance of emotion-aware mood-improving voice assistants

2019-10-17T07:00:00+01:00By R. Bernhaupt, C. Murko, G. Pottier, A. Battut

In this paper, ruwido explores the potential of voice aware and mood-improving voice assistants.

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Personalising linear radio: Model and user evaluation

2018-09-25T14:14:00+01:00By Paolo Casagranda Francesco Russo and Raffaele Teraoni Prioletti

The paper introduces radio personalisation, as part of the strategy to keep radio relevant, taking into account new available technologies and audiences changing their media consumption habits.

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Personalising the public linear radio

2018-09-25T12:59:00+01:00By Tim Cowlishaw Todd Burlington David Man Jakub Fiala Rhiannon Barrington and George Wright

With competition from online streaming platforms, many broadcasters have viewed the idea of providing some form of personalisation of their services as a necessity to remain competitive.

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The future of media consumption

2018-09-25T11:36:00+01:00By R. Bernhaupt C. Murko and M. Pirker

Media consumption is changing. To predict changes in user’s behaviour the majority of the industry is still relying on ownership of devices and usage of devices to predict media consumption behaviour.

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Authenticating the TV user by biometrics

2017-10-26T14:14:00+01:00By R. Bernhaupt G. Pottier M. Pirker D. Drouet and A. Battut

Investigating biometric continuous measurements to identify the user holding a remote control.

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Addressing future growth in broadcast TV and video consumption on mobile devices

2017-04-07T15:31:00+01:00By Graham Mills Chairman DVB Commercial Module UK Nick Wells Chairman DVB Technical Module UK And

In the future of media (TV, radio, online content, games etc.), two trends seem inescapable - a sustained increase in data usage and much greater consumption of video on mobile and portable devices.

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Understanding the diverse needs of subtitle users in a rapidly evolving media landscape

2017-03-27T13:06:00+01:00By Mike Armstrong Andy Brown BBC R&D; Michael Crabb Robert Gordon University; Chris J. Hughes Unive

Subtitles as an access service (also known as closed captions) were first broadcast on television in the UK over 35 years ago, using the Teletext system.

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Managing HDR content production and display device capabilites

2017-03-27T13:04:00+01:00By M. Zink; M. D. Smith Warner Bros. USA; Wavelet Consulting LLC USA

Next-generation video technologies include a variety of features – 4K resolution, high frame rates, wide color gamut, and high dynamic range.

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Avatar-based sign language interpretation for weather forecast and other TV programs

2017-03-24T17:02:00+00:00By Juhyun Oh Byungsun Kim Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) Korea; Minho Kim Sangwook Kang Hyuckchu

Closed caption and sign language broadcasting are provided with the terrestrial digital television (DTV) services for deaf people in most countries.

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The impact of subtitle display rate on enjoyment under normal television viewing conditions

2017-03-24T16:59:00+00:00By J. Sandford The British Broadcasting Corporation UK

The rate of subtitles is often highlighted in subtitling guidelines as an important factor in viewer understanding and enjoyment (2), but no scientific justification is provided.

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More is more: Investigating attention distribution between the television and second screen applications...

2017-03-24T16:57:00+00:00By R. Bernhaupt R. Guenon F. Manciet A. Desnos ruwido austria gmbh Austria & IRIT France

Second screen applications are becoming more and more popular and widespread due to the growing popularity of tablets and smart phones.

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Bridget: An approach at sustainable and efficient production of second screen media applications

2017-03-24T16:34:00+00:00By M. Bober University of Surrey; I. Feldmann Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute; S. García Lobo U

Current second screen applications let users enjoying broadcast programmes access related information on other – typically internet-connected – devices.

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Using metadata to maximise yield and expand inventory in TV – contextual advertising

2017-03-08T10:52:00+00:00By S. Kancherla R. Warey Ramki S. Prime Focus Technologies India

In the space of the content (video) consumption on an OTT platform (using IPTV, mobile, tablet), showing contextual ads is a currently a function of global attributes only.

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Metadata enriching technology as the key to effective target audience engagement and content monetization

2017-03-08T10:46:00+00:00By Stephanie Scheller Appiness Belgium

The economy and its way to market its goods and services have been changing over the last decades. With the social transformation and the trend towards a pleasure and leisure oriented society, economic variations and new orientations have been established.