Here you will find all publications created and published as a result of the MediaVerse project.
The most recent will be on top.
Click on the the headline to find a short overview of the content of the corresponding presentation, its presenter(s) and a link to the presentation.
Immersive Interaction in Journalistic Experiences
26 January 2023, PPT (pdf), EBU Production Technology Seminar, Genenva
Nico Patz, DW
After an overview of the platform and how it supports content creators, esp. with respect to co-creation and fair content sharing and monetization, Nico gave some examples how MediaVerse’s Authoring Tools FADER and VRodos (see Tools Section) enable the creation of Interactive Immersive Experiences using the content from the MediaVerse Asset Managament System.
Anna Matamala in conversation with Vanessa Enríquez
Accessible digital storytelling in 360
Towards a Circular Economy in Audiovisual Translation: Green Media for All
28 September 2022, PPT (pdf)
Pilar Orero, UAB
At the Parma International Conference “Il traduttore visibile”, Pilar explained the concept of blockchain, what it means for the Digital Economy in Europe and how it is used in MediaVerse, including a very detailed walkthrough demonstrating the MediaVerse platform and how it enables fair sharing and monetisation of content, respecting the creators’ opyrights.
Project Pitch at Future Week, Bergen 2022
10 June 2022, ppt (PDF)
Nico Patz, Deutsche Welle
At Future Week Bergen, Nico had the opportunity to promote the release of the first version of the MediaVerse Node to an interested crowd of media professionals in a short project pitch.
MediaVerse at EBU's MDN2022
30 May 2022, ppt (PDF)
Symeon Papadopoulos, CERTH
At EBU’s Metadata Developer Network’s online workshop MDN2022, project coordinator Symeon presented how MediaVerse contributes to democratising the world of media creation using AI-driven tools, among others for semantic annotation of content, but also offering several tools & services to support content creators.
If only the Worldwas designed a bit better- Accessibility in the Meta-World
11 May 2022, video (Zoom recording)
Pilar Orero, UAB
Pilar Orero (UAB) and Andy Quested (EBU) discussed “What happens to accessibility in the world of VR and the metaverse? What have we learned so far?” in Thematic Workshop at the ITU Intersector Rapporteur Group on Audiovisual Media Accessibility. Many of Pilar’s examples were taken from experiments made with FADER in the MediaVerse project.
The one-hour recording includes contributions by other particpants and the discussion after the presentations.
Captions in 360 Video: Rapid Prototyping for User Testing
17 March 2022, ppt (PDF)
Mar Brescia Zapata, Pilar Orero, et al., UAB
Extended reality is reinventing our approach to work, learning, culture, and social interaction. Nevertheless, the integration of accessible services within immersive environments is still in progress. This presentation introduces new prototyping for immersive captioning and discuss how to achieve an optimal and fully inclusive viewing experience.
Accessible 360º Immersive Video Storytelling
15 March 2022, (ppt, PDF)
Marta Brescia Zapata, Pilar Orero, et al., UAB
360º video needs to be accessible. The main goal of the EU2020 project MediaVerse is to create a prototype to understand how to produce, interact and consume media content in immersive HMD. This presentation will summarise the findings from making a three-minute immersive video narrative fully accessible.
Immersive translation: A new format for a new decade of research
04 December 2021, ppt (PDF)
Pilar Orero, UAB
At the International Conference on Translation and Interpreting of Specialised Discourses: Theoretical and Practical Approaches to Accessibility, Pilar spoke about the difficulties and opportunities concerning accessibility in new media experiences and demonstrated some accessibility aspects of UAB’s immersive MediaVerse productions.
New approaches to AD research: words, voices, and collaborative processes
03 December 2021, ppt (PDF)
Anna Matamala, UAB
At the International Conference on Translation and Interpreting of Specialised Discourses: Theoretical and Practical Approaches to Accessibility, Anna presented various new approaches towards including Audio Description in media production and demonstrated the co-creation and accessibility aspects of UAB’s immersive MediaVerse productions.
Media Accessibility Training: Sign Language and Subtitling for the Deaf and Hard-of-hearing
15 November 2021, ppt (PDF), Video (YouTube)
Anna Matamala (UAB) at LEADME Winter School 2021
UAB’s Anna Matamala presented methodologies and ethical aspects of involving users in accessibility research, explaining how to adapt user research methodologies to diverse user groups as we have in the MediaVerse project and, more generally, the rights and rules that need to be respected in such activities.
Authoring tools to democratize the authoring of VR experiences
23 September 2021, ppt (PDF)
Dimitrios Ververidis (CERTH) at ERASMUS+ SILVHER project “Final Multiplier event program” at PAMUKKALE University, Tourism Faculty, Denizli, Turkey
A presentation on how the integration of easy-to-use tools and templates in common platforms like WordPress can enable a much wider range of users to create 3D, VR and other immersive experiences.
Culture meets immersive environments: A new media landscape across Europe
30 July 2021, ppt (PDF)
Marta Brescia Zapata, UAB
A presentation on how XR technologies enable easy, fast and affordable access for wide audiences and why Immersive Experiences should be accessible by design.
Media Accessibility Research and Training: TRANSMEDIA CATALONIA RESEARCH GROUP
24 July 2021, YouTube
Pilar Orero (UAB) at UTICamp
Pilar presents different concepts of barriers and how subtitles and translation, among others, can improve accessibility.
The Future of Media Accessibility and its Research: Leaving No One Behind
08 July 2021, YouTube
Pilar Orero (Universidad Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain) gave this keynote talk at the LEAD ME Summer Training School Warsaw 2021 online.
Pilar presented MediaVerse in the context of accessibility legisation applied to immersive environments and monetisation of accessibility features (21:40-29:55).
Engaging Immersive Accessibility
8 May 2021, ppt (PDF)
Pilar Orero, UAB
At CHI 2021, Pilar presented how Accessibility Services can enhance engaging immersive experiences.
The MediaVerse Approach to Media Rights
24 February 2021, ppt (PDF)
Symeon Papadopoulos (CERTH) at “ICT Verticals and Horizontals for Blockchain Standardisation”
A presentation on how blockchain can support media rights management in the MediaVerse approach.
Training accessibility to vulnerable groups: a tool for social transformation
27 January 2021, ppt (PDF)
Estel·la Oncins & Marta Brescia (UAB)
A presentation on Vulnerable Groups and how emerging technologies can support their inclusion in socitey and culture.
Interview at FRED.fm
17 January 2021, Podcast interview
Pilar Orero, UAB
PODCAST | Francesca Raffi interviews Pilar Orero, full professor of Audiovisual Translation at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain). Pilar talks about one of the most important international conferences on media accessibility, and of course the MediaVerse project.
Vulnerable Groups and MediaVerse
18 November 2020, ppt (PDF)
Pau Pamplona (UAB) at TIM – TransMedia Catalonia International Meeting
Pau presented MediaVerse and how it will support various target groups in producing, sharing and consuming accessible immersive “media for all”.
Project presentation at LEAD-ME Winter Training School 2020
23 November 2020, ppt (PDF), video (YouTube)
Symeon Papadopoulos (CERTH)
Symeon Papadopoulos (Information Technologies Institute (CERTH ITI)) presents the European H2020 project MEDIAVERSE project as part of the LEAD ME Winter Training School Online, Barcelona, 2020.