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Ciència per a tothom

The UIB-organized event Ciència per a tothom (Science for everyone) aims to promote scientific and technical concern among the youth using experiments. The LTIM installed a booth showcasing the project Mac museum, a virtual reality application in which the users are able to visit a virtual museum containing the Macintosh computers used in the department […]

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Mac museum

The Macintosh Museum

We just published our new experiment in http://ltim.uib.es/mac/! The Macintosh Museum project is a Virtual Reality experience that can be enjoyed in the web with different devices. In the virtual world, you will find 39 Macintosh computers used in the Department over the last 30 years. By selecting one of them, it will turn on, […]

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Automatic view tracking in 360º multimedia using xAPI

360-degree video can consume up to six times the bandwidth of a regular video by delivering the entire frames instead of just the current viewport, introducing an additional difficulty to the delivery of this kind of multimedia. Many authors address this challenge by narrowing the delivered viewport using knowledge of where the user is likely […]

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TechTalks: Càtedra HotelBeds

This conference was born as a result of the agreement between HotelBeds Group and the Universitat de les Illes Balears, in the context of the Master in Big Data Analysis. You can watch the talks in our YouTube channel.

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Automatic collection of user behavior in 360° multimedia

The arrival of 360 degree video to the everyday life creates the necessity of assessing both the audiovisual production and the playback environment offered to the final user. Leveraging the standard Experience API (xAPI), that considers collecting micro-interactions with e-learning content, we propose a platform to automatically collect the users’ interaction with applications based on […]

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360º Hypervideo: an interactive documentary around the refugee crisis in Greece

We present an interactive 360º documentary around the migratory crisis in Greece. Omnidirectional content is recorded using a 6-camera array and rendered in an equirectangular projection and played later by an HTML5 web application. Interactive hotspots are placed on specific coordinates of the space-time of the production, introducing a connection of the viewer with the […]

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The PROEM-AID project

Over a million people have arrived in Greece since 2015. Refugees flee from war horrors and dreadful armed conflicts. Babies, children and elderly people are especially vulnerable. Migrants arrive and will be still arriving while conflicts last. PROEM-AID is a group of emergency professionals who voluntarily help in Greece. Equipped with a 6-camera array, the […]

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THack Mallorca – Toursim Hackathon

The UIB has gathered more than a hundred of developers from all Europe to find solutions for the touristic sector. THack Mallorca is a hackathon for professional developers and students that was held on days 6, 7 and 8 of May. You can find more information in the following links: Diari de la UIB Interview […]

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An Augmented Reality and 360-degree Video System to Access Audiovisual Content through Mobile Devices for Touristic Applications

In the recent years, consumption and usage of multimedia content has shifted to handheld devices, especially with the introduction of second screen applications. In this paper we address the situation of delivering multimedia information to users using modern and novel techniques to attract their attention in environments like fairs, parties or showrooms in an entertaining […]

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Project Ojo mágico at the ITB

In collaboration with the Tourism Agency of Balears, ATB, we created an interactive turistic video application, that was showcased in the International Tourism Fair of Berlin, ITB. The visitors had to browse to a website, make a photo to any picture of the wall and a video of that location would play on their devices. […]

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