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Update, online survey now closed!

New online survey available! Updated, survey is closedWe have developed a new survey to test how well the information of a signed weather forecast (by a human signer) is transferred by the different technologies we are exploring in the project.We would like to ask you to take a few minutes in supporting our project by

Automated Sign Language to produce signs helping the Deaf, not the hearing…

Automated Sign Language Production is the automatic translation from a spoken language to a sign language. The ultimate goal would be to automatically produce a video of a signer that is indistinguishable from a real person. If done well, this could be an important technology for the Deaf community, increasing the quantity of sign language

Content4All at Open Forum: Technology for Access

On the 8th of February 2019, the first open forum was held in Antwerp for stakeholders in the field of media and cultural accessibility to exchange insights and learn about the latest technologies and IT solutions that can enhance accessibility to both recorded media and live cultural events. At the event, Content4All was able to

Beyond the Media and Convergence accessibility workshop at EU, Brussels

The coordinators of the H2020 projects ImAc, EasyTV, Content4ALL and SIGN-HUB invited different stakeholders of European accessibility groups to a public session of the workshop “Beyond Media and Convergence accessibility cluster: a European perspective on accessibility”. This took place within the Accessibility Cluster as part of the Media Convergence and Social Media Concertation Meeting organized by

CONTENT4ALL mentioned at the “Accessible Europe: ICT for ALL” event

In these days Vienna is hosting the ITU-EC Forum for Europe on “Accessible Europe: ICT for ALL” . It is a regional event jointly organized by the Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and European Commission (EC), and hosted by United Nations Vienna. Accessible Europe is held within the framework of the

CONTENT4ALL at the “Language and the Media 2018” conference

On October 3-5 CONTENT4ALL attended the “Languages and the Media” conference in Berlin, in particualr SwissTXT, Fincons Group  and HFC were there. SwissTXT had the possibility of presenting CONTENT4ALL within the session “About workflows and tools”,  in a speech titled “Remote Live Puppeteering to Provide Live Signing”, which received a good welcome. In addition to

IBC report

The International Broadcasting Convention, more commonly known by its acronym IBC, is an annual trade show, held in September at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. IBC’s tagline is “The World’s Most Influential Media, Entertainment & Technology Show” and is aimed at broadcasters, content creators/providers, equipment manufacturers, professional and technical associations, and other participants in the broadcasting, entertainment and technology industry.

CONTENT4ALL to host an Artistic Residency within the framework of the Vertigo project.

Back in December 2017 CONTENT4ALL applied as ICT founded project to host an Artistic Residency within the framework of the Vertigo project: https://vertigo.starts.eu/call/for/call-for-ict-projects. CONTENT4ALL proposal was successfully evaluated by the team of the Vertigo project and now CONTENT4ALL is listed among the possible projects artists can apply to. Artists have time until March 2nd to

CONTENT4ALL mentioned in a Gartner Research report

CONTENT4ALL was mentioned in a Gartner Research report among one of the projects where AI techniques can dramatically change the ways Video Creative Industry operates. Fernando Elizalde (2018, January 31). Market Insight: Three Key Areas in Which AI Will Disrupt the Video Entertainment Ecosystem (ID: G00340595). Retrieved from Gartner database.  

Getting to know a deaf signer

On the 13th of November, the consortium of Content4All was welcomed at Fraunhofer in Germany. For this occasion, HFC had invited Rafael, an amiable deaf person who has been working as signer for the daily news shows of ZDF and ARD. Rafael immersed the consortium in the world of signing: from the history, to the