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ViSTA-TV – the whole story

Check out the long version of our demo video! Learn more about all the different modules of the ViSTA-TV platform: The magic behind ViSTA-TV’s TV statistics Apps Feature extraction via the streams engine Complex event processing enriching EPG with Linked … Continue reading

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ViSTA-TV on the front page: helping SMEs fish the Big Data ocean

ViSTA-TV and RapidMiner made it to the CORDIS front page!

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Final Review: ViSTA-TV successfully accomplished

ViSTA-TV was evaluated as a success according to our project officer and our reviewers. Is this the end? No! We will continue working on TV-statistics, recommendations, and turn ViSTA-TV into a business. Stay tuned.

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ViSTA-TV in a Nutshell

Discover ViSTA-TV’s essentials in this two-minute video.

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Final ViSTA-TV Coding Camp: demos, evaluations and a lot of ideas for the future…

The final ViSTA-TV coding camp is about to end soon. We prepared the final showcase and the demos for the review meeting. The recommendations team continued producing new exciting research results. Now that the project is ending soon, we also … Continue reading

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Final ViSTA-TV Coding Camp Started at Dortmund

Today the final ViSTA-TV coding camp starts at Dortmund. We will finalize the platform and perform final evaluations. Stay tuned for some exciting demonstrators which will show the full power of the ViSTA-TV platform.

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ViSTA-TV at the European Data Conference published

The ViSTA-TV overview talk presented by Abraham Bernstein at the  European Data Forum (EDF) in Athens on March 19, was just published by If you want to see it just click on the image below.   Vista TV – Online TV … Continue reading

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ViSTA-TV Demonstrations at the BBC

Following the success of the ViSTA-TV demonstrations at IBC 2013 and RecSys 2013 the project has repeated these demonstrations to BBC staff and guests at three BBC sites in London and at MediaCityUK in Salford. This has enabled us to … Continue reading

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ViSTA-TV Coding Camp made the way for user evaluations

The ViSTA-TV coding camp ended today. Its results will enable both IPTV providers to evaluate the recommendation engines developed in the project. We solved many open issues regarding data quality and worked on stabilizing the feature extraction. Further progress was … Continue reading

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ViSTA-TV Project Meeting and Coding Camp

Today, the ViSTA-TV team assembles at Zurich to plan the coming months. From Wednesday on, the development team will finalize the recommendations engine and prepare the user evaluations, which are scheduled for spring 2014.

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ViSTA-TV Coding Camp Successfully Accomplished

The ViSTA-TV Coding Camp at the BBC Media House, London, UK has been successfully accomplished. We finalized much of the work needed for continously giving recommendations. In particular for the BBC‘s Apps which they are going to evaluate in early … Continue reading

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Two Papers accepted for SSWS 2013

We are pleased to announce that two papers related to ViSTA-TV research were accepted for publication at the 9th International Workshop on Scalable Semantic Web Knowledge Base Systems (SSWS2013). This workshop will be co-located with the 12th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2013) … Continue reading

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Swiss TV statistics will not include IPTV viewers.

As the Swiss newspaper “Die Nordwestschweiz” reports, MediaPulse will start publishing the TV statistics again starting from August 2, 2013. Yet, this statistics will currently not include people watching TV over the internet.

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