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Hybrid Broadcast Broadband for All

Project description


Open objective for innovation
The project will show how technology can help to provide more and better TV access services tailored to the users' needs at lower cost in a multilingual Europe

The project HBB4ALL addresses a wide range of accessibility features for a multi-platform media environment - focusing on the hybrid broadcast-broadband TV(HbbTV) concept or Smart TV. The project aims at advancing solutions to future accessibility problems, when HbbTV becomes widespread in Europe.

Understanding interoperability in a multiplatform and multilanguage comminication will allow to test easy colutions for media accessibility.

How to watch TV content on PC, tablets, samrt phones and TVs with an array of communication solutions such as: subtitling, audio description, clean audio, and many customizable features.

Multiple EU languages, large and small, sign language, and language situation - monolingual, bilingual - will be taken into consideration and also the three translation modes : dubbing, subtitling and voice-over.

The project is also benchmarking quality of access services from a user-centric approach, and will promote accessibility as an added value for education, therapy, and social inclusion.


Call for proposal

CIP-ICT-PSP-2013-7
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Funding Scheme

PB - Pilot Type B

Coordinator

UNIVERSIDAD AUTONOMA DE BARCELONA
Address
Calle Campus Universitario Sn Cerdanyola V
08290 Cerdanyola Del Valles
Spain
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 469 958
Administrative Contact
Alejandra Campos (Ms.)

Participants (11)

SWISS TXT AG
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Alexander Schoni Strasse 40
2501 Biel Bienne
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Gion Linder (Mr.)
VSONIX GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 237 890
Address
Fraunhoferstrasse 5
64283 Darmstadt
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Volker Hahn (Mr.)
RUNDFUNK BERLIN-BRANDENBURG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 282 051
Address
Masurenallee 8-14
14057 Berlin
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Bettina Heidkamp-Tchegloff (Mrs.)
INSTITUT FUR RUNDFUNKTECHNIK GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 316 292
Address
Floriansmuhlstrasse 60
80939 Munchen
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Christoph Dosch (Mr.)
FUNDACION CENTRO DE TECNOLOGIAS DE INTERACCION VISUAL Y COMUNICACIONES VICOMTECH
Spain
EU contribution
€ 164 342
Address
Paseo Mikeletegi Parque Tecnologico De Miramon 57
20009 Donostia San Sebastian
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Ainhoa Aliaga (Ms.)
UNIVERSIDAD POLITECNICA DE MADRID
Spain
EU contribution
€ 139 441
Address
Calle Ramiro De Maeztu 7 Edificio Rectorado
28040 Madrid
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Roberto PRIETO (Prof.)
CORPORACIO CATALANA DE MITJANS AUDIOVISUALS SA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 158 320
Address
Via Augusta 252
08017 Sant Joan Despi Barcelona
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Daniel Giribet (Mr.)
HOLKEN CONSULTANTS AND PARTNERS
France
EU contribution
€ 118 795
Address
Rue De Sevres 99-103
75006 Paris
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Hadmut Holken (Mrs.)
PEOPLE'S PLAYGROUND BV
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 76 173
Address
Rokin 75 - U5.3
1012KL Amsterdam
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Ammar Hamilcar Tijani (Mr.)
RADIO E TELEVISAO DE PORTUGAL SA
Portugal
EU contribution
€ 105 488
Address
Av Do Marechal Gomes Da Costa 37
1849 030 Lisboa
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
fernando albuquerque (Mr.)
SCREEN SUBTITLING SYSTEMS LTD
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 188 250
Address
Claydon Church Lane - The Old Rectory
IP6 0EQ Ipswich Suffolk
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
John Birch (Mr.)