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DASH-encoded 360° Panoramas from Dranouter Festival are now available!

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Mar 032016

triggerfingerICoSOLE is proud to present two 360° panoramas which have been recorded at the field trial at Dranouter Festival.

The 360° panoramic videos were DASH-encoded by project parter Bitmovin, if you own a Gear VR headset you can be right on stage together with rock band Triggerfinger! Or join a quieter scene in downtown dranouter. Of course all videos can be viewed in a latest version web browser as well.

Click here to see the demo!

4th International Workshop on Interactive Content Consumption (WSICC)

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Mar 012016

ICoSOLE is co-organising the 4th edition of WSICC, taking place on June 22, 2016 at TVX 2016 in Chicago, IL, USA.

WSICC has established itself as a truly interactive workshop at EuroITV’13, TVX’14, and TVX’15 with three successful editions. tvx2016The fourth edition of ACM TVXthe WSICC workshop aims to bring together researchers and practitioners working on novel approaches for interactive multimedia content consumption. New technologies, devices, media formats, and consumption paradigms are emerging that allow for new types of interactivity. Examples include multi-panoramic video and object-based audio, increasingly available in live scenarios with content feeds from a multitude of sources. All these recent advances have an impact on different aspects related to interactive content consumption, which the workshop categorizes into Enabling Technologies, Content, User Experience, and User Interaction.
You are invited to participate in the workshop. If you plan doing so, you might also want to contribute a poster or demo, or present a research paper or industry study. See deadlines and templates below. The submission deadline is March 25th.

Visit the WSICC web site for more information and submission instructions.

EU CoR Open Days & ICT2015

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Nov 012015

This October ICoSOLE performed two further successful trials & demonstrations of its latest develop­ments.

13th European Week of Regions and Cities

ICoSOLE was invited to demonstrate its Wall of Moments at the Open Days of the Committee of Regions in Brussels from 13 to 15 October. About 40 journalists and students were active as test users of the ICoSOLE app and used it to record content. ICoSOLE helped them to cover an event that would be otherwise impossible to report on due to its widespread nature.

The Wall of Moments was installed in the press room of the Jacques Delors Building and displayed Moments from the many locations of the the Open Days across Brussels.

The Wall of Moments installed at the COR press room

The Wall of Moments installed at the COR press room

ICT 2015

From 20 to 22 October ICT2015 took place in Lisbon, Portugal. ICoSOLE had a booth in the exhibition in the Innovate Area, where we were able to present the Capture App, the Wall of Moments, the Core System and the Smart TV App.

Portugal’s President Aníbal Cavaco Silva and EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Science Günther Oettinger opening the Exhibition

Portugal’s President Aníbal Cavaco Silva and EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Science Günther Oettinger opening the Exhibition



Both events were excellent opportunities to test our latest developments and to disseminate information around ICoSOLE!

Successful demonstration at IBC

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Sep 302015

This year’s International Broadcasting Convention (IBC 2015) in Amsterdam gave ICoSOLE the opportunity to demonstrate its achievements. ICoSOLE was presentes in the Future Zone, a special area dedicated to innovative developments.

Our demonstrations

The Capture App is a specialised mobile phone app which allows users to create short video clips. The app gives instant feedback on the visual quality of the video, which avoids recording content that is under/overexposed, blurry or shaky.

The Capture App (Photo: Captive North Ltd)

The Capture App (Photo: Captive North Ltd)

These short clips (so-called Moments) are uploaded to the Wall of Moments which displays a grid of user created videos covering those parts of an event which are usually not reached by an events’ “official” camera teams.


Screenshot of the Wall of Moments

The objective of the Smart TV Application is to offer users to experience an event from their living room in a way that is as comparable to a physical attendance. It provides: geographic maps, omni-directional video, professional and user-generated content, different camera angles and social media integration.

A screenshot of the Smart TV App

A screenshot of the Smart TV App

The Omnidirectional Video Capture System allows for cost effective recording of events “from the inside”. Using wide angle lenses on high resolution (12 megapixel) video cameras at multiple vantage points enables immersive capturing.

Omnidirectional video capture

Omnidirectional video capture

And we even got an award!

We can proudly announce that our demonstrations earned ICoSOLE a What Caught My Eye-Award from the show’s organisers.

Next: Meet ICoSOLE at ICT2015!

The next opportunity to experience ICoSOLE’s demonstrations will be at the ICT event from 20-22 October, 2015 in Lisbon, Portugal. Look for ICoSOLE in the Innovate Area at booth i16!

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