Conferences, Presentations & Journal Articles

Wolfgang Weiss and Rene Kaiser, “A Distributed Virtual Director for an Interactive Event Broadcast System“, 6th ACM International Conference on Distributed Event-Based Systems (DEBS 2012),Berlin, Germany, 16th July 2013

Xavier Suau, Javier Ruiz-Hidalgo and Josep R. Casas, Detecting End-Effectors on 2.5D data using Geometric Deformable Models: Application to Human Pose Estimation, Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 1st March, 2013

Oliver Schreer, Ingo Feldmann, Christian Weissig, Peter Kauff, Ralf Schäfer, “Ultrahigh-Resolution Panoramic Imaging for Format-Agnostic Video Production“,Proceedings of IEEE, Volume:101, Issue 1, pp.99-114, January 2013.

A. Lopez-Mendez, Josep R. Casas, “Can our TV robustly understand human gestures?”, 9th European Conference on Visual Media Production, London, UK, 5th December, 2012

Rene Kaiser, Wolfgang Weiss, Gert Kienast, Werner Bailer, Marcus Thaler and Georg Thallinger, “Automatic Camera Selection for Format Agnostic Live Event Broadcast Production”, 5th. Forum Medientechnik, FMT 2012, St. Poelten, Austria, 22nd November 2012

Rene Kaiser, Wolfgang Weiss, Malte Borsum, Axel Kochale, Marco Masetti, Valentina Zampichelli, “Demo: Virtual Director for Live Event Broadcast“, ACM Multimedia 2012, Nara, Japan, 29th October 2012

Oliver Schreer, “Produktions- und Distributionsszenarien für höchstauflösende Videosysteme”, ITG FA 3.1 & 3.2, Berlin, Germany, 25th October, 2012

Xavier Suau, Marcel Alcoverro, Adolfo López-Méndez, Javier Ruiz-Hidalgo and Josep R. Casas, “INTAIRACT: Joint Hand Gesture and Fingertip Classification for Touchless Interaction“, ECCV European Conference on Computer Vision, Firenze, IT, 8th October 2012,

P. Rondao Aface, J.-F. Macq, N. Verzijp, “Interactive Omnidirectional Video Delivery: a Bandwidth-Effective Approach“, Bell Labs Technical Journal, March 2012.

Rene Kaiser, Wolfgang Weiss, and Gert Kienast, “The FascinatE Production Scripting Engine”, 18th International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling“, Klagenfurt, Austria, 6th January 2012 

Marcus Thaler, Rene Kaiser, Werner Bailer and Andreas Kriechbaum, “Tracking Persons in Ultra-HD Panoramic Video”, 18th International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling, Klagenfurt, Austria, 5th January 2012

Christian Weissig, Oliver Schreer, Peter Eisert and Peter Kauff, “The Ultimate Immersive Experience:  Panoramic 3D Video Acquisition“, MMM 2012 – Special Session, Klagenfurt, Austria, 4th January 2012

Werner Bailer, Robert Sorschag, Felix Lee, Harald Stiegler and Georg Schwendt, “JOANNEUM RESEARCH and Vienna University of Technology at TRECVID 2011: Semantic Indexing and Instance Search”, TRECVID Workshop, Gaithersburg, MD, 6th Decmber 2011

Werner Bailer, “Sequence-based Kernels for Online Concept Detection in Video“, Fourth International Workshop on Automated Media Analysis and Production for Novel TV Services (at ACM Multimedia), 1st Dec 2011, Scottsdale, AZ, USA

Rene Kaiser, Marcus Thaler, Andreas Kriechbaum, Hannes Fassold, Werner Bailer, Jakub Rosner, “Real-time Person Tracking in High-resolution Panoramic Video for Automated Broadcast Production“, 8th European Conference on Visual Media Production, 16th November 2011, London, UK

R. G. Oldfield and B.G. Shirley,”Format agnostic recording and spatial audio reproduction of football broadcasts for the television“, Institute of Acoustics Reproduced Sound Conference, Brighton, UK, November 16th, 2011.

O. Schreer, G. Thomas, O.A. Niamut, J-F. Macq, A. Kochale, J-M. Batke, J. Ruiz Hidalgo, R. Oldfield, B. Shirley, G. Thallinger, “Format-agnostic Approach for Production, Delivery and Rendering of Immersive Media“, NEM Summit 2011, Torino, Italy, 27th September, 2011.

H. Kropp, J. Spille, J.M. Batke, S. Abeling, F. Keiler, R. Oldfield, and B. Shirley, “Format-agnostic approach for 3D Audio“, IBC 2011, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 11th September, 2011.

O.A. Niamut, A. Kochale, J. Ruiz Hidalgo, J-F. Macq, G. Kienast, “Advanced audiovisual rendering, gesture-based interaction and distributed delivery for immersive and interactive media services“, IBC 2011, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 11th September, 2011.

G.A. Thomas, O. Schreer, B. Shirley, J. Spille, “Combining panoramic image and 3D audio capture with conventional coverage for immersive and interactive content production“, IBC 2011, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 11th September, 2011.

J.-F. Macq, N. Verzijp, M. Aerts, E. Six, “Demo: Omnidirectional Video Navigation on a Tablet PC using a Camera-based Orientation Tracker“, ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC 2011), Ghent, Belgium, August 22-25, 2011.

P. Rondao Aface, J.-F. Macq, N. Verzijp, “Evaluation of Bandwidth Performance for Interactive Spherical Video“, Workshop on Multimedia-Aware Networking (WoMAN’11), Barcelona, Spain, July 2011

X. Suau, J. R. Casas and J. Ruiz-Hidalgo, “Real-Time Head and Hand Tracking Based on 2.5D Data“, International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME2011), Barcelona, Spain, July 2011.

Omar A. Niamut, M.J. Prins, R. van Brandenburg, A. Havekes, “Spatial Tiling And Streaming In An Immersive Media Delivery Network“, EuroITV 2011, Lisbon, Portugal, 29th June 2011.

Omar A. Niamut, Thomas Bachet, Sander Limonard, “High-Resolution Video, More Is More?“, EuroITV 2011, Lisbon, Portugal, 29the June 2011.

Sander Limonard, Frank Berkers, Omar A. Niamut, Thomas Bachet Mark de Reuver, “Business modelling in the fuzzy front end of innovation“, R&D Management Conference, Norrköping, Sweden, 28th June 2011.

M.J. Prins, R. van Brandenburg, “FascinatE – TNO tiled streaming testbed“, TNO Kennispartnerdag 2011, Delft, The Netherlands, 27th June 2011.

O.A. Niamut, M.J. Prins, “FascinatE – TNO tiled streaming testbed“, Mediapark Jaarcongres 2011, Hilversum, The Netherlands, 23rd June 2011.

S. Limonard, Auke Ferweda, “Beyond HD, wat kun je er mee?”, Mediapark Jaarcongres 2011, Hilversum, The Netherlands, 23rd Jume 2011.

JM. Batke, Jens Spille et al, “Recording Spatial Audio Signals for Interactive Broadcast Systems“, Forum Acusticum, Aarlborg, Denmark, June 2011.

R. Oldfield and B. Shirley , “Automatic Mixing and Tracking of On-Pitch Football Action for Television Broadcasts“, 130th Conv. Audio Eng Soc, London, UK, May 2011.

JM. Batke, J. Spille et al, “Spatial Audio Processing for Interactive TV Services“, 130th Conv. Audio Eng Soc, London, UK, May 2011.

Jean-François Macq, “3D and Ultra-High Definition – Behind the curtains of future Immersive and Interactive TV services”, Soirée Technique, IEEE Student Branch, Leuven, Belgium, March 3, 2011.

Jean-François Macq, “Delivering Ultra High-Def and Interactive Media – A glimpse at the FascinatE project”, 18th Multimedia Community (MuMe) Work Meeting, Leuven, Belgium, Feb 2011.
W. Bailer, “A Feature Sequence Kernel for Video Concept Classification“, 17th International Conference for Multimedia Modelling (MMM 2011), Taipeh, Taiwan, Jan 2011.

Jean-François Macq, “Towards Immersive and Interactive Video – the coding and delivery challenges”, iMinds 2010 – Bell Labs Open Days, Ghent, Belgium, Dec 2010.

W. Bailer, R. Sorschag et al, “Joanneum Research and Vienna University of Telchnology“, TRECVID Workshop, Gaithersburg, MD, USA, Nov 2010.

A. Gibb and G. Thomas, “Fusion of Images using Complementary Filters and Histogram Equalisation“, Conference for Visual Media Production, London, UK, Nov 2010.

G. Zoric and E. Önnevall, “Watching sports in pubs as an inspiration for the design of mobile live TV services“, International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI), Lisbon, Portugal, Sept 2010.

R. Schäfer, “Ultra high resolution video production and display as basis of a format agnostic production system“, IBC 2010 conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Sept 2010.

O.A. Niamut, “Next-Generation Media: hoogwaardiger, interactiever, mobieler”, Mediapark Jaarcongres 2010, Hilversum, The Netherlands, 9th June 2010.

P. Rondao, “Tendencies and Challenges in MultiMedia”, MMEDIA 2010, Athens, Greece, June 2010.

G. Thallinger & FascinatE conortium, “Fascinate Project Presentation”, EU Networked Media Concertation Meeting,Brussels, Belgium, February 2010,


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