Interactive Media

Adaptation in Spoken Dialogue for Second Screen Interaction

One of the stated goals of SAM is to enable spoken interaction with social media on a Second Screen device. Dialogue systems (also known as voice interaction systems or voice-based user interfaces, or VUIs) enable spoken communication between humans and machines, typically complementing traditional human-machine interaction methods such […]

By |August 10th, 2015|Second Screen, Voice Recognition|Comments Off on Adaptation in Spoken Dialogue for Second Screen Interaction

SAM and Smart TV – an user survey

In November 2014, TP Vision conducted a 500-person survey across several European countries. The survey, which was focused on TV use and TV-related features, highlighted interesting trends in relation to SAM and these trends are presented here.

Survey Sample

Who did we ask?

The survey respondents were younger, […]

By |April 9th, 2015|Content Syndication, Context Awareness, Mashups & Widgets, Opinion Mining, Second Screen|Comments Off on SAM and Smart TV – an user survey

The Evolution of Digital Media Content Linking

The biggest innovation of World Wide Web was without doubt the linking of hypertext documents that are accessible through Internet and contain a wide range of multimedia types such as text, images and video. Since the initial proposal of WWW from Tim Berners-Lee in 1989 many things have changed. The Web has been […]

By |November 11th, 2014|Content Syndication, Context Awareness, Second Screen|Comments Off on The Evolution of Digital Media Content Linking

The State of the Art of Dialogue Systems

What is a dialogue system?

One of the stated goals of SAM is “to create advanced interaction means with 2nd Screen social media by using state-of-the-art voice recognition techniques…” More precisely, the goal is to enable spoken interaction with 2nd Screen social media. Dialogue systems (also known as voice interaction systems or voice-based user interfaces, […]

By |October 22nd, 2014|Voice Recognition|Comments Off on The State of the Art of Dialogue Systems

Chromecast: Google’s return in TV business?

Multiscreen technologies are a core part of SAM. This article takes a closer look at Chromecast, a state-of-the-art technology that offers an easy-to-use 2nd Screen experience.

What is Chromecast?

Chromecast dongle

Chromecast is a small HDMI dongle launched by Google at the end of September 2013. […]

By |August 25th, 2014|Content Syndication, Context Awareness, Second Screen, Social Media|Comments Off on Chromecast: Google’s return in TV business?

Opinion Mining: the Holy Grail of Social Media

Opinions play a key role in decision-making processes. When we choose a product or service, we are usually influenced by the views of others. Traditionally we relied on previous experiences of family members, friends and colleagues in order to make better purchase decisions. In the era of Social Media, there are […]

By |July 23rd, 2014|Content Syndication, Opinion Mining, Second Screen, Social Media|Comments Off on Opinion Mining: the Holy Grail of Social Media