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FP7 COMPEIT

COMPEIT

Project ID: 611324
Funded under

COnnected Media and Presence from European Institute of Technology

From 2013-10-01 to 2016-09-30, closed project | COMPEIT Website

Project details

Total cost:

EUR 3 553 536

EU contribution:

EUR 2 608 000

Coordinated in:

Sweden

Call for proposal:

FP7-ICT-2013-10See other projects for this call

Funding scheme:

CP - Collaborative project (generic)

Description

COMPEIT creates interactive, personalised, shared media experiences on the Internet for feeling more present when interacting remotely with other people and enjoying media together.

Internet-based distribution will transform media broadcasting towards higher levels of interactivity and integration with virtual, mixed and augmented reality.

It will be enabled by new web technologies and a proliferation of devices for audio, video and tangible interaction.

COMPEIT will provide virtual eye contact, augmented reality and other features of mediated presence in an easy tu use manner:

  • Shared Experience with Tangible Interaction enables audiences to enjoy enhanced live media together, complemented by interactive games.
  • Broadcast Presence Studio mixes live media with various types of web-based content.
  • Mixed-Reality Interaction is an advanced web service where content generated by the Broadcast Presence Studio service can be mixed into the viewer's physical environment using ambient devices.

There will be open source software and a public experience lab where developers and useres can try out next-generation interactive media production and consumption.

 

Objective

COMPEIT creates a web-based system for highly interactive, personalised, shared media experiences. Research and development will link content-delivery networks with tools for enhancing mediated presence. COMPEIT takes the view that Internet-based distribution will transform traditional broadcasting towards higher levels of interactivity and integration with virtual, mixed and augmented reality, enabled by advanced web technologies and the proliferation of audio/video/tangible devices. The project addresses Quality of Experience in flexible, interactive media production and consumption systems designed for professional collaboration and shared leisure activities. It introduces the next step in interactive broadcasting systems by focusing technologies that enrich social connections, improve the feeling of being together in one shared space and enhance collaboration. Modular software will be developed based on low-cost, easily accessible web technologies (e.g HTML5, WebRTC, WebGL), leveraging on cloud based software access and distribution.
Three key domains are identified for improving quality of experience:1) Spatial Connectedness2) Social Connectedness3) Information Connectedness
COMPEIT develops and validates three key web services:a) Shared Experience with Tangible Interaction enables audiences to experience enhanced live media together, complemented by tangible and interactive gamesb) A Broadcast Presence Studio to mix live media with various types of web-based contentc) Mixed-Reality Interaction, an advanced WebRTC-based service where content generated by the Broadcast Presence Studio service can be mixed into the viewer's physical environment using ambient devices.
Prototypes will be validated in an Experience Lab and via an online media distribution platform, complemented by a new national hospital which integrates real-time mediated communication to distributed care centres, private homes and classrooms.

Coordinator

LULEA TEKNISKA UNIVERSITET
Sweden

EU contribution: EUR 617 200


UNIVERSITETSOMRADET PORSON
971 87 LULEA
Sweden
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative contact: Mikael Börjeson
Tel.: +46 920 49 12 00

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Participants

TEKNOLOGIAN TUTKIMUSKESKUS VTT
Participation ended
Finland

EU contribution: EUR 353 800


TEKNIIKANTIE 4 A
02044 ESPOO
Finland
Activity type: Research Organisations
Administrative contact: Seppo Valli
Tel.: +358 40 562 7392

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LiveU Ltd.
Israel

EU contribution: EUR 277 300


GAVISH 5
44641 Kfar Saba
Israel
Activity type: Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative contact: Noa Zabar
Tel.: +97297638000

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TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT DELFT
Netherlands

EU contribution: EUR 417 200


STEVINWEG 1
2628 DELFT
Netherlands
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative contact: Jan Raats
Tel.: +31 152781548

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NEDERLANDSE ORGANISATIE VOOR TOEGEPAST NATUURWETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK TNO
Netherlands

EU contribution: EUR 256 100


ANNA VAN BUERENPLEIN 1
2595 DEN HAAG
Netherlands
Activity type: Research Organisations
Administrative contact: Paul Pelsmaeker
Tel.: +31 610 609 669

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ERICSSON AB
Sweden

EU contribution: EUR 221 800


TORSHAMNSGATAN 23
16480 STOCKHOLM
Sweden
Activity type: Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative contact: Stefan Håkansson
Tel.: +46107142977

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KUNGLIGA TEKNISKA HOEGSKOLAN
Sweden

EU contribution: EUR 464 600


BRINELLVAGEN 8
100 44 STOCKHOLM
Sweden
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative contact: Johanna Stellan
Tel.: +46 8 7908665

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