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Our MW2010 Workshop: user involvement

Museums and the Web (MW) is an annual conference exploring the various issues of culture, science and heritage on-line. MW features many formats such as plenary sessions, project demonstrations and workshops (named “Interactions”) each focussing on social, cultural, technological, economic, design and organisational issues. With representatives from institutions from 20+ countries worldwide, MW provides broad perspectives on issues and impacts of networked cultural, natural and scientific herita (...)
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Scientific Publications (May 2010)

Researchers from the R&D department of Sound and Vision have recently contributed to the following papers: Oomen, Johan and Belice Baltussen, Lotte and Limonard, Sander and van Ees, Annelies (2010) Emerging Practices in the Cultural Heritage Domain – Engaging Users in a Shared Information Space. In: Proceedings of the WebSci10: Extending the Frontiers of Society On-Line, April 26-27th, 2010, Raleigh, NC: US.
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Spraak als metadata

Het inzetten van spraaktechnologie als hulpmiddel bij het beschrijven van audiovisueel materiaal wordt al jaren gezien als veelbelovend. Tien jaar geleden werd de bruikbaarheid ervan al eens getest bij Beeld en Geluid in het Europese onderzoeksproject ECHO en sindsdien heeft de technologie zich verder ontwikkeld en bewezen. Nu worden in Beelden voor de Toekomst belangrijke stappen gezet om spraakherkenning ook echt te gaan gebruiken.
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CATCH Symposium: Digital Cultural Heritage Goes Social

On June 11 2010, the Agora research project hosted a symposium entitled “Digital Cultural Heritage Goes Social”. During this afternoon, there were talks and discussions with internationally renowned researchers and cultural heritage professionals about the possible interaction between the social web and cultural heritage.
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Report of the EuroITV 2010 Conference in Tampere, Finland

This year’s theme “web.sharing.tv.content” created a space for a very broad range of topics, not only focussing on the television itself, but also on television content on the Internet, the mobile phone and crossovers between television and various other (social) media.