The fifth edition of the Networked & Electronic Media (NEM) Summit, held from October 16-18 in Istanbul, Turkey, focused on “Implementation of the Future Media Internet Towards New Horizons” through three business, scientific and technical tracks: New Digital Media Content, New Networked Media Experience, New Connected Media Worlds.
Technicolor, a platinum sponsor of the summit, had a booth on the show floor and also organized the FI-CONTENT future internet workshop. This workshop was the opportunity for the FI-CONTENT consortium to showcase a set of 12 critical enablers linked to use-cases (ie Clickable Video, Multi-users recommendation, Crowd Sourcing, Authentication for Connected TVs, Content Enrichment Platform, Bandwidth reservation for cinema streaming, Device-to-device content sharing, User Profile Broker, Federated social network) developed in the framework of the project www.fi-content.eu/
In addition, the Group also contributed to several European projects exhibited during this event:
-Chorus+: Coordinated approach to the European effort on audio-visual search engines www.ist-chorus.org/
-Fascinate: Development of a system to allow end-users to interactively view and navigate around an ultra-high resolution video panorama showing a live event www.fascinate-project.eu/
-Guide: Gentle User Interfaces for Elderly People www.guide-project.eu/
-Scene: Novel Scene representations for richer networked media http://3d-scene.eu/
-Theseus: New technologies for the Internet of Services; www.theseusproject.eu/ and through a round table dedicated to innovation ‘‘Innovation System in Europe: How the NEM Community Can Strengthen the Innovation?”
Technicolor was proud to receive the best demo award for the FI-CONTENT European project coordinated by Henri Fourdeux for the full set of demonstrations presented during the related workshop.
About the 2012 NEM Summit
The NEM Summit is organized by the NEM Initiative (www.NEM-initiative.org) under the aegis of the European Commission (DG Connect); NEM initiative, chaired by Technicolor, is the industrial European Technology Platform dedicated to the Content field. It addresses the convergence of media, communications, consumer electronics, and Information Technology in Europe. It aims to support the future growth for the European economy, by taking advantage of generalized broadband access, increased mobility, availability of richer media formats and contents, as well as new home networks and communications platforms.
Contact: Jean-Dominique Meunier, head of Funding & Cooperative Programs, NEM Chairman