ImAc production tools and player demonstrated at EBU BroadThinking

ImAc production tools and player demonstrated at EBU BroadThinking

On 25 March 2020, during the EBU BroadThinking conference, ImAc partners successfully presented the production tools – specifically the web editors – and the ImAc player to the audience. BroadThinking 2020 is a key event for broadcast specialists working on online services and online content delivery and is organised on a yearly basis by EBU … Continue reading “ImAc production tools and player demonstrated at EBU BroadThinking”

Invitation to try the future of Access Services

ImAc, an EU Funded project, has imagined how access services such as subtitles and sign language will work with immersive content (360 degree video and virtual reality). By testing different scenarios in pilots spanning three countries we have settled on the answer and are inviting people to give us their views. The ImAc project has … Continue reading “Invitation to try the future of Access Services”

ImAc co-organizes the “First International Workshop on Tools for Creating XR Media Experiences”

ImAc co-organizes the “First International Workshop on Tools for Creating XR Media Experiences”

In a joint effort with the EU H2020 VR-Together (https://vrtogether.eu/) and Hyper360 (http://www.hyper360.eu/) projects, ImAc will co-organize the “First International Workshop on Tools for Creating XR Media Experiences”, co-located with the IEEE ICME 2020 conference (https://www.2020.ieeeicme.org/), to be held in London (July 2020). Detailed information about the workshop can be found at its website: https://icme2020workshopxr.wordpress.com/ … Continue reading “ImAc co-organizes the “First International Workshop on Tools for Creating XR Media Experiences””

ImAc featured in the January 2020 Issue of the Research*EU Magazine

ImAc featured in the January 2020 Issue of the Research*EU Magazine

The Community Research and Development Information Service (CORDIS) is the European Commission’s primary source of results from the projects funded by the EU’s framework programmes for research and innovation (https://cordis.europa.eu/). Its mission is to bring research results to professionals in different fields to foster open science, contribute to the creation of innovative products and services … Continue reading “ImAc featured in the January 2020 Issue of the Research*EU Magazine”

ImAc Cross National Pilots in the UK- RNIB

The Immersive Accessibility Project is a European project which aims to find the best way to incorporate audio description and spoken subtitles into virtual reality and 360° video content, for people who are blind, or partially sighted, deaf and hard-of hearing. To do so, we’ve developed the ImAc player which has different types of audio … Continue reading “ImAc Cross National Pilots in the UK- RNIB”

ImAc at “EBU Accessibility Services Experts Meeting 2019”

ImAc at “EBU Accessibility Services Experts Meeting 2019”

Every year, the European Union of Broadcasting (EBU) organizes a meeting of experts on access services. The objective is to debate, share experiences and challenges during a plenary session. Over the years, it has become the best meeting point for the organizations that are members of EBU and work in accessibility services. This event, took … Continue reading “ImAc at “EBU Accessibility Services Experts Meeting 2019””

ImAc presentation at the EBU Open Source Meetup – Video available!

ImAc presentation at the EBU Open Source Meetup – Video available!

For all who could not make it to IBC: the video presentation of the ImAc presentation during the EBU Open Source Meetup (https://tech.ebu.ch/events/osm2019) is now available under https://tech.ebu.ch/publications/the-accessibility-enabled-imac-vr360-player . During the presentation, Sergi Fernandez from i2CAT specifically presented the accessibility-enabled VR360 player developed by i2CAT (https://www.imac-project.eu/imac-player/) and highlighted how a third-party broadcaster and industry player … Continue reading “ImAc presentation at the EBU Open Source Meetup – Video available!”

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”