ImAc attended the “Master in Audiovisual Translation and New Technologies” event organized by the Higher Institute of Linguistic Studies (ISTRAD) and the University of Cadiz

ImAc attended the “Master in Audiovisual Translation and New Technologies” event organized by the Higher Institute of Linguistic Studies (ISTRAD) and the University of Cadiz

The subtitle web editor developed by our partner Anglatècnic in the ImAc project, was presented at the “Master in Audiovisual Translation and New Technologies” event organized by ISTRAD (Higher Institute of Linguistic Studies) in Sevilla (Spain). Javier Rebollo, from AMPERSOUND Translate Media, is a professional translator and subtitler who previously participated in the ImAc professional … Continue reading “ImAc attended the “Master in Audiovisual Translation and New Technologies” event organized by the Higher Institute of Linguistic Studies (ISTRAD) and the University of Cadiz”

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””

IMX Conference Workshop on XR Accessibility

IMX Conference Workshop on XR Accessibility

Workshop Organizers Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona   | Verizon Media   | XR Access Initiative About the Workshop The XR Access Initiative,  partnered with the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona to conduct a workshop on accessibility in augmented and virtual reality and 360 video at IMX 2020. It will feature papers from researchers about the best practices and solutions for designing … Continue reading “IMX Conference Workshop on XR Accessibility”

ImAc at the Barcelona Sc13nc3 Fest 2019

ImAc at the Barcelona Sc13nc3 Fest 2019

Every year Barcelona organizes an event with science, technology, knowledge and culture. This year marks the thirteenth annual Science Festival, which was on the 26th and 27th October. It offers people around 200 activities in 24 venues to find out about the research conducted in Barcelona and its area of influence. See info here: https://www.barcelona.cat/barcelonaciencia/en/13th-science-festival-0 The … Continue reading “ImAc at the Barcelona Sc13nc3 Fest 2019”

ImAc contributes to ITU Study Group 16

ImAc contributes to ITU Study Group 16

As the Lead Study Group on Ubiquity and on Multimedia Terminals, Systems and Applications, the ITU-T SG 16 effort in standardizing accessibility promotes the concept of Total Conversation and aims to ensure that all sectors of the global community have equal access to communications and online information. This effort is centred in Question 26/16 “Accessibility to Multimedia … Continue reading “ImAc contributes to ITU Study Group 16”

ImAc starts the new ISO/IEC Study Group on Accessiblity with Immersive Environments

ImAc starts the new ISO/IEC Study Group on Accessiblity with Immersive Environments

Last July in Shanghai the plenary meeting of the ISO/TC IEC JTC1/S35 took place. During the meeting Dr Pilar Orero presented results from ImAc about the possibility of starting a new study group on “Accessibility within immersive environments”. This was accepted and the group will be convened by Dr Pilar Orero, Professor Jee-In Kim and … Continue reading “ImAc starts the new ISO/IEC Study Group on Accessiblity with Immersive Environments”

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!”

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”

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”