ClustTour mobile app available on iTunes

MK Group at CERTH has released an iPhone application for ClustTour. ClustTour mobile enables an intuitive exploration of the interesting landmarks and events for more than 30 cities worldwide, making use of automatic analysis methods on large amounts of tagged photos from Flickr.
The application is available for free on iTunes:

CORDIS article about WeKnowIt and Collective Intelligence

The European Commission published an article about WeKnowIt in the Technology Marketplace section of CORDIS website. Yiannis Kompatsiaris was interviewed, revealing the WeKnowIt objectives, the project's course, its results and their impact so far.

Cooperation Agreement with Thessaloniki International Film Festival

Our Group will cooperate with the Thessaloniki International Film Festival aiming to exploit new social media analysis technologies for enhancing experience of the Festival attendants. To this end a Cooperation Agreement has been signed between CERTH-ITI and the Festival. Most of the activities will be in the framework of the SocialSensor project, which is coordinated by CERTH-ITI.


Υπογραφή Μνημονίου Συνεργασίας με το Διεθνές Φεστιβάλ Κινηματογράφου Θεσσαλονίκης

Η ομάδα Πολυμέσων  του ΙΠΤΗΛ θα συνεργαστεί με το Φεστιβάλ Κινηματογράφου Θεσσαλονίκης με στόχο την αξιοποίηση νέων τεχνολογιών ανάλυσης κοινωνικού περιεχομένου για την παροχή προηγμένων υπηρεσιών στους επισκέπτες του. Για το σκοπό αυτό υπογράφτηκε Μνημόνιο Συνεργασίας μεταξύ του ΙΠΤΗΛ και του Φεστιβάλ. Μεγάλο μέρος των κοινών δράσεων θα υποστηρίζονται από την ερευνητική προσπάθεια στα πλαίσια του έργου SocialSensor, που συντονίζεται από το ΙΠΤΗΛ.

CERTH-ITI is the best in interactive known-item video search!

Our group participates in two new integrated projects

Our group participates in two new integrated projects of the Networked Media Unit starting October 1st, SocialSensor - "Sensing User Generated Input for Improved Media Discovery and Experience" and LinkedTV - "Television Linked To The Web".

Invited speech at NEM Summit 2011 - Workshop on "Search Computing and Social Media"

Invited speech on "Search Computing: Business Areas, Research and Socio-economic Challenges" given by Yiannis Kompatsiaris at the "Search Computing and Social Media" workshop, organized in conjunction with NEM Summit 2011.

Invited speech at ICT Innovations 2011 conference

WeKnowIt related invited speech on "Extracting Emergent Semantics from Large-Scale User Generated Content" given by Yiannis Kompatsiaris at the ICT Innovations 2011 conference.

Call for Papers IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MULTIMEDIA Special Issue on “Social Media as Sensors”