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3DTV Content Search

Project description


Networked Media and Search Systems
3DTVS deals with algorithms and techniques for the analysis, indexing and browsing of 3D television content so that it can be efficiently annotated, stored, searched and retrieved in 3D audiovisual ar
3D video content is already being accumulated in 3D television (3DTV) broadcasters and 3D video/cinema  production houses. Such content is also being posted in social networks or websites like YouTube. It consists primarily of stereoscopic video and multichannel  sound and must be annotated, archived, searched and retrieved. However, it cannot be properly analyzed using algorithms for “2D video” and stereo audio content, or accommodated well within classical audiovisual media archives, because such algorithms and archives do not take into account or exploit information regarding the third dimension (depth). The goal of the 3DTVS project is to devise  novel 3DTV audiovisual content analysis,  description, indexing, search and browsing methods, and to incorporate such functionalities in 3D audiovisual content archives. The major novelty of the researched approaches is in exploiting 3D (depth) information. Thus, the corresponding archiving system would be able to address user  queries of the form ‘find stereo videos with poor/good stereoscopic quality’ or ‘find stereo videos, where actor X actually approaches actor Y in the 3D space’.

Call for proposal

FP7-ICT-2011-7
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Coordinator

ARISTOTELIO PANEPISTIMIO THESSALONIKIS
Address
Kedea Building, Tritis Septemvriou, Aristotle Univ Campus
54636 Thessaloniki
Greece

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Georgia Petridou (Ms.)
EU contribution
€ 769 378

Participants (6)

FLYING EYE MANAGEMENTBERATUNG FUR MEDIENINVESTITIONEN GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 252 225
Address
Berliner Allee 65
64293 Darmstadt

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Hans-Peter Richter (Mr.)
FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FORDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG EV
Germany
EU contribution
€ 523 130
Address
Hansastrasse 27C
80686 Munchen

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Andrea Zeumann (Ms.)
SKY DEUTSCHLAND FERNSEHEN GMBH & COKG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 132 000
Address
Medienallee 26
85774 Unterfohring

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Stephan Heimbecher (Mr.)
ASSOCIATION RELATIVE A LA TELEVISION EUROPEENNE
France
EU contribution
€ 94 560
Address
Quai Du Chanoine Winterer 4
67000 Strasbourg

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Activity type
Other
Administrative Contact
Thomas Palm (Mr.)
INSTITUT DE RECHERCHE ET DE COORDINATION ACOUSTIQUE MUSIQUE - IRCAM
France
EU contribution
€ 480 157
Address
Rue Saint Merri 31
75004 Paris

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Hugues Vinet (Mr.)
VELTI ANONYMI ETAIREIA PROIONTON LOGISMIKOU & SYNAFON PRIONTON & PIRESION
Greece
EU contribution
€ 319 200
Address
Kifissias Ave 44 Building B Fl1
15235 Maroussi Athina

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Giannis Katsaros (Dr.)