Workshop: Subtitling in Immersive Environments

Workshop: Subtitling in Immersive Environments

On 17th June Mario Montagud, Chris Hughes, Anna Matamala and Enric Torres presented a workshop on ‘Subtitling in Immersive Environments’ at the ‘Media for All 8’ Conference, to an audience of more than 20 subtitle producers.   It is becoming more and more essential that any media experience should be fully inclusive and accessible to … Continue reading “Workshop: Subtitling in Immersive Environments”

RNIB presents ImAc at 2019 M-enabling Summit

RNIB presents ImAc at 2019 M-enabling Summit

RNIB’s Broadcast and Audio Description Innovation Manager Sonali Rai was invited by the organisers of M-enabling Summit to participate in the panel on Accessible Media Platforms. The prestigious global summit is dedicated to making connected things and services accessible for all. She spoke on audio description, accessible media platforms and the recent developments in the Immersive Accessibility Project … Continue reading “RNIB presents ImAc at 2019 M-enabling Summit”

Test of new concepts for subtitles and sign language service

Test of new concepts for subtitles and sign language service

In May and June we tested new approaches for subtitles and sign language representation in 360° videos at CCMA and RBB. The feedback we got from hard of hearing and deaf people in pilot phase 1 (autumn 2018) had led to new implementations and the aim of this test was to understand the preferences and … Continue reading “Test of new concepts for subtitles and sign language service”

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”