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    How SAM can change teaching into a true interactive experience

How SAM can change teaching into a true interactive experience

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 […]

By |October 12th, 2016|Content Syndication, Education, Second Screen, Social Media|Comments Off on How SAM can change teaching into a true interactive experience

SAM user Context Management and Personalization

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 […]

By |October 7th, 2016|Content Syndication, Context Awareness, Mashups & Widgets, Second Screen, Social Media|Comments Off on SAM user Context Management and Personalization

Evaluating User Engagement with the SAM Platform

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 […]

By |October 5th, 2016|Context Awareness, Mashups & Widgets, Second Screen, Social Media|Comments Off on Evaluating User Engagement with the SAM Platform

SAM at Global Media Forum 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 […]

By |June 9th, 2016|Context Awareness, Second Screen, Social Media|Comments Off on SAM at Global Media Forum 2016

SAM at eChallenges e-2015

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 […]

By |April 12th, 2016|Context Awareness, Second Screen, Social Media|Comments Off on SAM at eChallenges e-2015

SAM demonstrates first results at IBC 2015

SAM develops a Social Media delivery platform based on 2nd Screen and Content Syndication. At IBC 2015 the SAM Project will be showing its current prototype with a 2nd Screen Demo, in the context of related technology solutions, multiscreen content and business solutions. You can find SAM in […]

By |September 8th, 2015|Content Syndication, Context Awareness, Second Screen, Social Media|Comments Off on SAM demonstrates first results at IBC 2015

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