Newsletter 2013/2

SEE TV-WEB Newsletter

2013/2

SEE TV-WEB NEWS

 

Technical development of the TV WEB project
23 July 2013
Technical development activities of the SEE TV-WEB project are on-going activities and will end up in a usable solution which integrates all foreseen modules.

 

How to regulate new content?
18 July 2013
The purchase of smart TVs is taking off in Europe. However Europe’s lawmakers are already getting to grips with the legal challenges of this new technology which may one day be as present in our homes as today’s television sets.

 

Technical prerequisites of the TV-WEB solution
3 July 2013
TV-WEB consortium has prepared technical guidelines which describe the technical possibilities and the corresponding background in connection with using the DVB-T/T2 networks for delivering the Internet content to households without access to broadband.

 

Project SEE TV-WEB started their activities in Thematic Pole “Access to quality ICT”
26 June 2013
Project SEE TV-WEB became a part of South East Europe Programme Thematic Pole “Enhancing Access and Use of quality ICT”. Institute of advanced technologies and communications (INTK) Murska Sobota will coordinate Thematic Pole Process.

 

First technical deliverable - Regional Comparative Analysis
31 May 2013
The first technical deliverable of TV-WEB analyses those circumstances in the involved SEE countries that determine the potential success and the reasons for existence of the TV-WEB solution.

 

LinkedIn group
30 June 2013
Joint the SEE TV-WEB LinkedIn group and learn more on the activities of the project as well as take part in the discussions.

 

PARTNERS’ NEWS

 

Good news from Montenegro - DTT launched
24 June 2013
The complete switchover from analogue to digital terrestrial broadcast should be finished in Montenegro until 17 June 2015, in line with the Digital Broadcasting Law. The first steps towards this ambitious goal were made recently.

 

Institute Mihailo Pupin reached agreements with stakeholders JP ETV and RTS Digital
6 June 2013
Serbian partner Institute Mihailo Pupin (IMP) has agreed cooperation with two stakeholders, JP ETV and RTS Digital who will provide support for proper pilot project implementation in Serbia.

 

SEE TV-WEB had a booth at the final conference of SEE Digi.TV in Budapest
26 April 2013
The final conference of SEE Digi.TV was organised on 17-18 April 2013, in Budapest, Hungary where SEE TV-WEB has been also promoted.

EVENTS

 

 

TU Graz presented SEE TV-WEB at the ICTON 2013 conference
30 July 2013
Technical details of the SEE TV-WEB solution have been discussed at the ICTON 2013 conference on 23-27 June 2013, in Cartagena, Spain.

 

TV-WEB will take part in the ACCESSIBLE SEE seminar in Split
23 July 2013
As the continuation of the first concertation event which was organised in Bucharest in June 2013 a further seminar is planned for 18 September in Split where projects funded by the SEE programme will further investigate and deepen their collaboration within the Thematic Poles.

 

MindTrek Conference
4 July 2013
SEE TV-WEB's application for the MindTrek conference has been accepted. The project will be represented in Tampere by IITR.

 

After the 3rd technical meeting
4 June 2013
The 3rd technical meeting of the SEE TV-WEB project was organised on 30-31 May 2013 in Podgorica, Montenegro. The meeting was an essential event for the further progress of the project since many important decisions and commitments have been taken.

 

TV-WEB dissemination at 26. Bled eConference
4 June 2013
A scientific paper has been submitted to the 26th Bled eConference, titled »WEB on TV: designing the user experience«. The emphasis is on the user experience and usability points of view while tackling technical solution as well.

 

SEE TV-WEB took active part in the 29. VITEL conference in Slovenia
4 June 2013
SEE TV-WEB solution could help reaching the goals of the EU's Digital Agenda in respect of reducing the digital divide and providing Internet experience to some vulnerable groups in Europe.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABOUT SEE TV-WEB

The SEE TV-WEB project is co-funded by the European Commission in the frame of the South East Europe Terrestrial Cooperation Programme. The SEE TV-WEB project aims to ensure a sort of Internet experience via TV devices to certain less advantaged segments of the population by using the free digital terrestrial television (DTT) broadcasting frequency spectrum capacities for transmitting selected Internet content.More

CONTACT

Mr Rok Žurbi – project coordinator

University of Ljubljana, Laboratory for Telecommunications, Faculty of Electrical Engineering

e-mail: rok.zurbi@ltfe.org  

Ms. Klara Heilingbrunner - communication manager
ICT Association of Hungary

e-mail: hklara@ivsz.hu
 

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