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J. Van Den Bergh - In2Media

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J. Van Den Bergh - In2Media

  1. 1. ICON PITCH: In2MediaIntegrated Inclusive Media ExperiencesiMinds 16/12/2010<br />Jan Van den Bergh (jan.vandenbergh@uhasselt.be)<br />IBBT – EDM - UHasselt<br />
  2. 2. Who are we?<br />IBBT – EDM – UHasselt<br />IBBT – CUO – KULeuven<br />Artesis – vertaler/tolk<br />PHK<br />Androme<br />
  3. 3. Context and Need<br />Problem<br />+- 100.000 Belgians: visually impaired or blind<br />Very limited in their use of multimedia<br />Video consumption <br />How to enable access to videos?<br />User Needs<br />Ubiquitous distribution platform<br />Usable despite visual impairment/ blindness<br />Better audio descriptions and better methods and tools for receiving audio-description<br />Social inclusion - interaction<br />
  4. 4. Research Goals<br />Create accessible distribution platform<br />Ubiquitous distribution platform: iDTV<br />Improve accessibility<br />Target: <br />iDTV + web (on TV and/or on mobile devices)<br />Take into account social context<br />Audio-description <br />over web?<br />synchronization?!<br />Improve audio-description methods and tools<br />Create sufficient accessible content<br />Support <br />professional production<br />End-users<br />
  5. 5. Looking for…<br />Content provider <br />Video<br />Public films and movies<br />TV-films and shows, serials, ...<br />Educational media<br />Internet films<br />Audio description enhancement<br />Hardware company<br />User organization<br />Government<br />

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