We are pleased to announce the 1st edition of the Winter School on Multimedia Processing and Applications, featuring speakers from the MediaMixer project and invited experts from EU projects and industry. The winter school aims at offering participants from all over the world – both PhD/MSc students and young researchers – training on the latest technological developments in the area of multimedia processing (media ...

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The paper "Semantic Copyright Management of Media Fragments" will be presented at the DATA 2013 conference next July 30th. The paper, authored by Roberto García, David Castellà and Rosa Gil from MediaMixer partner Universitat de Lleida, describes the proposal of the European project MediaMixer for media reuse. Media fragments and the management of their rights, beyond simple access control, are the centrepieces of this proposal. The ...

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The W3C recommendation on the Media Fragment URI specification is an important part of the technological solution promoted by MediaMixer. It provides a standardised manner to refer to spatial and temporal fragments of a media item with the goal that this can be used across software systems in a media workflow. Now MediaMixer has published links on its community portal to two background presentations on Media Fragments:


One of the challenges faced by the MediaMixer consortium is that there is no pre-existing industry “buzzword” or well-defined market segment for “semantic multimedia”, or combining “the web” (the application of fragment URIs and linked data in particular) across the broadcast and media value chain. MediaMixer’s community represents part of the solution, by providing a focal point where these techniques may be brought together, drawing together common strands from more established ...

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The recent Metadata Developer Network Workshop organised by the EBU in Geneva on 5-6 June 2013 included a talk by Roberto García González of the University of Lleida. The subject was "facilitating media fragment mixing and its rights management using semantic technology" (slides online) Our finding from the event was that broadcasters are progressively maturing towards applying ...

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In the context of the MediaMixer use case on mashing up e-learning video, the technical partner CERTH and the use case partner JSI (for VideoLectures.net) have produced an online demonstration of technology necessary for the first step: creating fragments of the learning video assets and detecting concepts of relevance in those fragments. Check the demonstrator at http://160.40.50.201/mediamixer/demonstrator.html and give us ...

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Our partner Josef Stefan Institute has uploaded a technical update on its use case with the e-learning video platform VideoLectures.net. Now the technical work will start to create a working demonstrator of VideoLecturesMashup - media fragment playout for learning about topics shared across different learning video materials! See http://community.mediamixer.eu/usecases/ucvideolectures for the slides. This has been ...

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MediaMixer is pleased to organise a workshop on Media Fragment Creation and Remixing during the International Conference on Multimedia Expo (ICME) 2013 in San Jose (CA, USA) on July 19, 2013. We are very pleased to confirm Prof. Noburu Babaguchi as a keynote speaker, a renowned expert in the multimedia research area, who will talk about ...

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