SAM Newsletter #3

By |November 29th, 2016

The final SAM Newsletter is available. In this issue you can read here about SAM engaging two Spanish schools in our SAM 2nd Screen experiences.

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    How SAM can change teaching into a true interactive experience

How SAM can change teaching into a true interactive experience

By |October 12th, 2016

As technology advances, electronic products have penetrated into every aspect of people’s lives. The growth of smartphone and tablet usage is truly amazing. By the end of 2016, predictions show 36% of population of UK will have tablets, and 90% will have mobile phones. Undeniably, the world is getting faster and […]

SAM user Context Management and Personalization

By |October 7th, 2016

Previous articles on the website describe how SAM creates the whole new experience for Smart TV users, by employing inter-connected devices, in order to turn media interaction from passive and one-way to proactive and interactive. People may now consume and comment on TV programs as well as rate related information in what we […]

Evaluating User Engagement with the SAM Platform

By |October 5th, 2016

In a research and development project such as SAM, it is of course very important to determine to what extend the output created meets the goals and expectations set out at the beginning of the project. In the case of the SAM project, the user engagement and satisfaction with the platform that has […]

Spoken Dialogue Capabilities in SAM

By |September 30th, 2016

The SAM app enables users to do a variety of things using their voice, or a combination of voice and screen input. The Talkamatic Dialogue Manager handles these interactions and enables users to interact in a natural and intuitive way. Below, we will show some of the things you can do […]

SAM at Global Media Forum 2016

By |June 9th, 2016

From 13-15 June 2016 you can meet SAM at Deutsche Welle’s Global Media Forum (GMF16), Germany’s international congress addressing the role of media in politics and society. This is the ninth edition of the event gathering about 2,000 experts in the fields of journalism, media, politics and culture, from all over […]

SAM at eChallenges e-2015

By |April 12th, 2016

As part of the dissemination activities carried out by the SAM consortium, the SAM team organised a scientific workshop at eChallenges e-2015 conference held in Vilnius, Lithuania on the 25th of November, 2015. The workshop was titled Enhancing Content for Enriched User Experience in Media Consumption. Its goal was to promote […]

Socialising Around Media with Wi-Fi Aware™

By |January 18th, 2016

Socialising Around Media is getting more and more popular. People nowadays love to get together around media, talk about it, exchange ideas and inspire each other. One of the technologies that support this trend is Neighbour Aware Networking, also called Social Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi Aware™.

Wi-Fi Aware™

Wi-Fi Aware™ is a new certification program from […]