InVID at FKTG Yearly Conference. Mr. Dominik Zimmermann and Mr. Rolf Fricke from Condat AG, a member of the InVID consortium, will attend the FKTG (Fernseh- und Kinotechnische Gesellschaft e.V.) Yearly Conference that will be held in Leipzig, Germany on 9-11 May 2016 (https://www.fktg.org/). A presentation of the InVID project, focusing on the project’s goals and activities, will be done via oral and poster sessions of the conference, addressed to all major German TV/Radio organizations.
InVID at International Journalism Festival. Mr. Jochen Spangenberg and Mr. Ruben Bouwmeester from Deutsche Welle, a member of the InVID consortium, participated in the International Journalism Festival that was hosted in Perugia, Italy from 6-10 April 2016. On 7 April, Jochen spoke on a panel entitled “Automating verification – how far can we go?” (International Journalism Festival). Throughout the conference Jochen and Ruben discussed the technical aids for content verification and general verification issues with the global verification community.
The video of the whole panel session can be viewed at https://youtu.be/3KyhvNXuDKY?t=1s, while the part that Mr. Spangenberg refers to the InVID project can be seen in the video below:
InVID at EC Cluster Meeting. Vasileios Mezaris from CERTH-ITI, the InVID Project Coordinator, will present InVID at EC Cluster Meeting. The latter will take place in Brussels, Belgium on March 16 2016.
InVID at Computational Journalism Workshop. Mr. Denis Teyssou from Agence France-Presse, a member of the InVID consortium, took part at the Computational Journalism Workshop that was held in Rennes, France on March 15 2016 (http://compjournalism2016.irisa.fr/). A presentation of the InVID project and the challenges ahead, accompanied by a couple of early prototypes videos (Twitter historical search and searching Youtube videos through thumbnail search) were given, highlighting the necessity for their automation. The audience of the workshop were journalists, scientists, technology experts and students. The slides of the presentation can be seen bellow:
InVID at Crossmedia Day. Mr. Jochen Spangenberg from Deutsche Welle, a member of the InVID consortium, will attend the Crossmedia Day that will take place in Leipzig, Germany on March 4 2016 (http://www.netzwerk-medien-trainer.de/crossmedia-tag/). At this conference, the need for verified User Generated Content (UGC) will be stressed, and the activities and plans of the InVID project at this direction will be promoted to a wide audience consisting of journalists, media folks, media strategists and managers.
InVID suggests SMnews 2016, the First “Social Media in the Newsroom” workshop (SMnews 2016) that will be co-located with the International Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM 2016), and will take place in Cologne, Germany, on 17th May, 2016. More information can be found at: http://www.smnews.newslab.ie/
InVID suggests SNOW 2016, the Third Workshop on Social News On the Web that is held in Montreal, Canada in conjunction with the 25th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2016) on April 12th
2016. For further information about the workshop please follow the link: http://www.snow-workshop.org/
InVID suggests NewsIR16, the First International Workshop on Recent Trends in News Information Retrieval that will take place in Padua, Italy on 20-23 March 2016, in conjunction with ECIR 2016. For more information please visit http://research.signalmedia.co/newsir16/
The members of the InVID consortium are pleased to introduce to you the new InVID logo. The new design contains three instances of the modern “play” button, while the progressive change in the color of these buttons from red to green represents the verification process, i.e. going from raw to verified video.
The InVID kick-off meeting is a fact! We are kicking-off the new H2020 InVID research project. This first meeting took place on 26-27 of January 2016, in CERTH’s premises in Thessaloniki. It was full of collaborative spirit, new ideas and fruitful debates, resulting in a rich list of action points for all members of the consortium. So, let the fun begin 🙂