Immersive Audio Description Workshop at Media4All

Immersive Audio Description Workshop at Media4All

John Paton (RNIB) and Pilar Orero (UAB) organised the Immersive Audio description workshop at the Media4All Conference. This workshop went into greater detail on the alternative AD production and will explored and examine each possibility in view of the user feedback. Media 4ALL 2019 is organized by the the Institute for Interpreting and Translation Studies at … Continue reading “Immersive Audio Description Workshop at Media4All”

ImAc at the ITU The Future of Television for Europe

ImAc at the ITU The Future of Television for Europe

The ​International Telecommunication Union (ITU) encourages a dialogue among stakeholders in the various regions of the world to discuss the future of Television. To this end, following the success of “The Future of Cable TV (Geneva, Switzerland, 25-26 January 2018) and The Future of TV for the Americas (Bogotá, Colombia, 26 November 2018), the ITU held a Workshop on “The Future of … Continue reading “ImAc at the ITU The Future of Television for Europe”

ImAc at the New European Media NEM Summit 2019

ImAc at the New European Media NEM Summit 2019

The NEM Summit is an international conference and exhibition, organized since 2008 by the NEM Initiative for all those interested in broad area of Media, Content, and Creativity. Over the years, the NEM Summit has grown to become an annual not-to-be-missed event, providing attendees with a key opportunity to meet and network with prominent stakeholders, … Continue reading “ImAc at the New European Media NEM Summit 2019”

Immersive Media is still booming at the last MPEG Meeting #126 in Geneva

Immersive Media is still booming at the last MPEG Meeting #126 in Geneva

ImAc project partner Motion Spell participated at the last MPEG meetings (#126) in Geneva with the intention of following brand-new evolutions around Immersive Media activities. It appears that many activities regarding Immersive Media blossom on audio, video and subtitles. These activities are relevant for the ImAc project which intends to integrate accessibility services with immersive … Continue reading “Immersive Media is still booming at the last MPEG Meeting #126 in Geneva”

IMAC presented Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2019

IMAC presented Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2019

The Global Accessibility Awareness Day is an event that takes place every year all around the world and aims at raising awareness about the importance of digital accessibility for a more inclusive society. For the second year, the TransMedia Catalonia research group of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona will celebrate the Global Accessibility Awareness Day … Continue reading “IMAC presented Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2019”

ImAc Workshops at the Media4All Conference 2019

ImAc Workshops at the Media4All Conference 2019

From 17th-19th June 2019, ImAc Partners will be attending the 8th Media for All International Conference at the Stockholm University and will host two workshops on how immersive environments like 360-degree videos can be made accessible for people with sight and hearing loss.   Workshop 1: Audio Description in Immersive Environments: The ImAc project aims … Continue reading “ImAc Workshops at the Media4All Conference 2019”

ImAc Consortium meets to discuss the next steps

The Catalan Media Corporation, CCMA hosted the fifth general assembly of the Immersive Accessibility Project at its TV3 headquarters in  Sant Joan Desp near Barcelona last week. All nine partners, comprising i2CAT, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, University of Salford, Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg, Corporacio Catalana de Mitjans Audiovisuals SA, Institut für Rundfunktechnik Gmbh, Motion Spell, Anglatecnic SL and … Continue reading “ImAc Consortium meets to discuss the next steps”

ImAc Project at ARSAD 2019

ImAc Project at ARSAD 2019

Conference, March 19-20, 2019 Location: Barcelona, Spain Last week, the international seminar on audio description ARSAD was held in Barcelona. It is a meeting point for all stakeholders interested in audio description research and practice. Anna Matamala, from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and a member of the ImAc consortium, is the organizer of this … Continue reading “ImAc Project at ARSAD 2019”

ImAc Project at CSUN 2019

ImAc Project at CSUN 2019

Conference, March 11-15 Location: Anaheim, California   This week, Pilar Orero from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and Sonali Rai from the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) presented the work completed so far within the Immersive Accessibility Project at the 34th annual CSUN Assistive Technology Conference. The annual conference which is widely regarded … Continue reading “ImAc Project at CSUN 2019”