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FP7 Nubomedia

NUBOMEDIA

Project reference: 610576
Funded under

NUBOMEDIA: an elastic Platform as a Service (PaaS) cloud for interactive social multimedia

From 2014-02-01 to 2017-01-31, ongoing project

Project details

Total cost:

EUR 4 679 491

EU contribution:

EUR 3 395 000

Coordinated in:

Spain

Call for proposal:

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

Funding scheme:

CP - Collaborative project (generic)

NUBOMEDIA is an elastically scalable cloud infrastructure specifically devoted to the provision of real-time multimedia services.

The most remarkable problem developer's face when creating real-time multimedia services is complexity. NUBOMEDIA proposition is to minimize complexity by creating a specific purpose cloud platform bringing all the cloud advantages to the arena of real-time interactive multimedia. NUBOMEDIA will be capable of abstracting all the low level details of service deployment, management, and mass-scale exploitation. In addition, all the capabilities shall be exposed through a simple API.
Thanks to NUBOMEDIA users shall be able to interact through the media but also to interact with the media. As a result, we shall support traditional conversational person-to-person and group communications usage scenarios, but also person-to-machine (e.g. non-linear interactive media browsing), person-to-media (e.g. recognizing a face by touching onto it on a smartphone screen) and machine-to-machine (e.g. starting/stopping recording when a specific event occurs) interactions.

Objective

Vison: NUBOMEDIA is the first cloud platform specifically designed for hosting interactive multimedia services. Its architecture is based on media pipelines: chains of elements providing media capabilities such as encryption, transcoding, augmented reality or video content analysis. These chains allow building arbitrarily complex media processing for applications. As a unique feature, from the point of view of the pipelines, the NUBOMEDIA cloud infrastructure behaves as a single virtual super-computer encompassing all the available resources of the underlying physical network. Thanks to this, NUBOMEDIA applications can elastically scale and adapt to the required load preserving Quality of Service (QoS) and Service Level Agreement (SLA) guarantees.Mission: NUBOMEDIA mission is to democratize interactive multimedia communication services by making their creation, deployment and mass-scale exploitation a cheap, rapid and effortless process. To achieve this, we use a strategy composed of two axes. First, NUBOMEDIA exposes its capabilities through a simple to use and intuitive API that can be used by non-expert developers on most popular client platforms such as smartphones and WWW browsers. Second, the NUBOMEDIA infrastructure is released using a flexible and attractive Free Open Source Software license guaranteeing openness and neutrality.<br/>Expected project results: As a result of this project we expect to create a specification of the NUBOMEDIA architecture and a prototype implementation of it, which should include the latest trends in the area of interactive multimedia: augmented reality, video content analysis, multisensory information support, 3D, immersive audio and flexible social groups communications. The vision and mission will be validated through the creation of four professional vertical demonstrators and a large-horizontal demonstrator based on a social game. To strengthen the NUBOMEDIA impact, we plan to standardize both the architecture and the API

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Multimedia

Coordinator

UNIVERSIDAD REY JUAN CARLOS
Spain

EU contribution: EUR 622 936


CALLE TULIPAN S/N .
28933 MOSTOLES (MADRID)
Spain
Administrative contact: María Antonia Rodríguez Tato
Tel.: +34 914887350
Fax: +34 914887383
E-mail

Participants

FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FORDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG EV
Germany

EU contribution: EUR 325 137


HANSASTRASSE 27C
80686 MUNCHEN
Germany
Administrative contact: Diana Polewka
Tel.: +49 2241 14 1575
E-mail
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET BERLIN
Germany

EU contribution: EUR 359 200


STRASSE DES 17 JUNI 135
10623 BERLIN
Germany
Administrative contact: Anika Demirci
Tel.: +49 30 314 29408
Fax: +49 30 314 21689
E-mail
TIKAL TECHNOLOGIES SL
Spain

EU contribution: EUR 298 670


CALLE VIRGEN DE LOS ROSALES 74
28023 MADRID
Spain
Administrative contact: Francisco Javier López Fernández
Tel.: +34911407507
Fax: +34916301921
E-mail
VISUAL TOOLS SA
Spain

EU contribution: EUR 297 200


CALLE ISLA GRACIOSA 1
28034 MADRID
Spain
Administrative contact: Francisco Gómez-Molinero
Tel.: +34 917294844
Fax: +34 913585236
E-mail
ZED WORLDWIDE S.A.
Spain

EU contribution: EUR 283 200


CALLE ROZABELLA 4
28290 MADRID
Spain
Administrative contact: Aitor Marron
Tel.: +34 916404800
E-mail
TEKNOLOGIAN TUTKIMUSKESKUS VTT
Participation ended
Finland

EU contribution: EUR 284 107


TEKNIIKANTIE 4 A
02044 VTT ESPOO
Finland
Administrative contact: Johannes Peltola
Tel.: +358 407694056
Fax: +358 20 722 2320
E-mail
Teknologian tutkimuskeskus VTT Oy
Finland

EU contribution: EUR 0


VUORIMIEHENTIE 3
02150 Espoo
Finland
Administrative contact: Peltola Johannes
Tel.: +358 407694056
Fax: +358 207222320
E-mail
LiveU Ltd.
Israel

EU contribution: EUR 308 400


GAVISH 5
44641 Kfar Saba
Israel
Administrative contact: Noa Zabar
Tel.: +97297638000
E-mail
TELECOM ITALIA SPA
Italy

EU contribution: EUR 388 950


VIA GAETANO NEGRI 1
20123 MILANO
Italy
Administrative contact: Roberto Massimo
Tel.: +390636883098
E-mail
UNIVERSITY STEFAN CEL MARE SUCEAVA
Romania

EU contribution: EUR 227 200


STRADA UNIVERSITY 13
720229 SUCEAVA
Romania
Administrative contact: Constantin Filote
Tel.: +40 745991827
Fax: +40 230524801
E-mail
Record Number: 110758 / Last updated on: 2016-04-11