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BRIDGING THE GAP FOR ENHANCED BROADCAST

From 2013-11-01 to 2016-10-31, closed project | BRIDGET Website

Project details

Total cost:

EUR 5 286 751

EU contribution:

EUR 3 547 278

Coordinated in:

United Kingdom

Call for proposal:

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

Funding scheme:

CP - Collaborative project (generic)

Description

BRIDGET is opening new dimensions for multimedia content creation and consumption by enhancing broadcast programmes with bridgets.  A bridget links from the programme you are watching to second screen, interactive media such as web pages, images, audio clips, different types of video (2D, multi-view, with depth information, free viewpoint) and synthetic 3D models.
Bridgets can be:
• created automatically or manually by broadcasters, either from their own content (e.g., archives, Internet and other services) or from wider Internet sources;
• created by end users, either from their local archives or from Internet content;
• transmitted in the broadcast stream or independently;
• filtered by a recommendation engine based on user profile, relevance, quality, etc.;
• enjoyed on the common main screen or a private second screen, in a user-centric and immersive manner, e.g., within 3D models allowing users to place themselves inside an Augmented Reality (AR) scene at the exact location from which the linked content was captured.
To deliver the above, BRIDGET will develop:
• a hybrid broadcast/Internet architecture;
• a professional Authoring Tool (AT) to generate bridgets and dynamic AR scenes with spatialised audio;
• an easy-to-use AT for end users;
• a player to select bridgets, and consume and navigate the resulting dynamic AR scenes.
The AT and player will use a range of sophisticated and innovative technologies extending state-of-the-art 3D scene reconstruction, media analysis and visual search; enabling customised and context-adapted hybrid broadcast/Internet services offering enhanced interactive, multi-screen, social and immersive content for new forms of AR experiences. BRIDGET tools will be based on and contribute to international standards, thus ensuring the creation of a true horizontal market and ecosystem for connected TV and contributed media applications.

Objective

BRIDGET will open new dimensions for multimedia content creation and consumption by enhancing broadcast programmes with bridgets: links from the programme you are watching to external interactive media elements such as web pages, images, audio clips, different types of video (2D, multi-view, with depth information, free viewpoint) and synthetic 3D models.
Bridgets can be:• created automatically or manually by broadcasters, either from their own content (e.g., archives, Internet and other services) or from wider Internet sources;• created by end users, either from their local archives or from Internet content;• transmitted in the broadcast stream or independently;• filtered by a recommendation engine based on user profile, relevance, quality, etc.;• enjoyed on the common main screen or a private second screen, in a user-centric and immersive manner, e.g., within 3D models allowing users to place themselves inside an Augmented Reality (AR) scene at the exact location from which the linked content was captured.
To deliver the above, BRIDGET will develop:• a hybrid broadcast/Internet architecture;• a professional Authoring Tool (AT) to generate bridgets and dynamic AR scenes with spatialised audio;• an easy-to-use AT for end users;• a player to select bridgets, and consume and navigate the resulting dynamic AR scenes.
The AT and player will use a range of sophisticated and innovative technologies extending state-of-the-art media analysis and visual search, and 3D scene reconstruction, which will enable customised and context-adapted hybrid broadcast/Internet services offering enhanced interactive, multi-screen, social and immersive content for new forms of AR experiences. BRIDGET tools will be based on and contribute to international standards, thus ensuring the creation of a true horizontal market and ecosystem for connected TV and contributed media applications.

Coordinator

UNIVERSITY OF SURREY
United Kingdom

EU contribution: EUR 712 000


Stag Hill
GU2 7XH GUILDFORD
United Kingdom
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative contact: Maria Sega-Buhalis
Tel.: +44 1483 683498
Fax: +44 1483 683791
E-mail

Participants

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES DUESSELDORF GMBH
Germany

EU contribution: EUR 319 500


HANSAALLEE 205
40549 DUSSELDORF
Germany
Activity type: Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative contact: Thomas Hungenberg
Tel.: +49 211 52295
E-mail
FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V.
Germany

EU contribution: EUR 463 960


HANSASTRASSE 27C
80686 MUNCHEN
Germany
Activity type: Research Organisations
Administrative contact: Andrea Zeumann
Tel.: +49 89 1205 2723
Fax: +49 89 1205 7534
E-mail
UNIVERSIDAD POLITECNICA DE MADRID
Spain

EU contribution: EUR 377 037


CALLE RAMIRO DE MAEZTU 7 EDIFICIO RECTORADO
28040 MADRID
Spain
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative contact: Roberto Prieto López
Tel.: +34 913366048
Fax: +34 913365974
E-mail
INSTITUT MINES-TELECOM
France

EU contribution: EUR 481 412


37-39 RUE DAREAU
75014 PARIS
France
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative contact: Guénaelle BOUYER
Tel.: +33 1 60 76 43 23
E-mail
RAI-RADIOTELEVISIONE ITALIANA SPA
Italy

EU contribution: EUR 338 010


VIALE MAZZINI 14
00195 ROMA
Italy
Activity type: Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative contact: Alberto Morello
Tel.: +39 0118103107
Fax: +39 0116193779
E-mail
CEDEO SAS DI CHIARIGLIONE LEONARDO EC
Italy

EU contribution: EUR 249 000


Via Borgionera 103
10040 Villar Dora
Italy
Activity type: Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative contact: Riccardo Chiariglione
Tel.: +393381059702
E-mail
TELECOM ITALIA SPA
Italy

EU contribution: EUR 286 000


VIA GAETANO NEGRI 1
20123 MILANO
Italy
Activity type: Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative contact: Roberto Massimo
Tel.: +390636883098
E-mail
VISUAL ATOMS LTD
United Kingdom

EU contribution: EUR 320 359


HOLLYWATER ROAD HEATHSIDE HOUSE
GU35 0AH BORDON HAMPSHIRE
United Kingdom
Activity type: Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative contact: Stavros Paschalakis
Tel.: +44 1483688181
E-mail
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