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MODUL University Vienna coordinates an international group of experts in Developing the TV of the future

May 13, 2015

European Experts Revolutionize Interlinking of TV and Web: LinkedNews Creates the Information Source of the Future

The seamless interplay of television and Internet has now been made possible by an international group of media experts from eight countries, with scientific coordination based in Vienna. With its application LinkedNews, the team demonstrates for the first time the full potential of optimum interlinking of TV and the Web. A custom-tailore application for mobile devices offers an ideal selection of additional information and background reports on otherwise briefly summarized TV news reports. German regional broadcaster RBB got involved as early as the application's development phase, showing the great interest of established TV stations. The team, which is supported by EU funding, gives broadcasters access not "only" to finished applications, but also to comprehensive technologies for developing their own formats for integrating TV and Internet content.

About MODUL University Vienna
MODUL University Vienna is an international private university in Austria and is owned by the Vienna Chamber of Commerce. 

About LinkedTV
LinkedTV is a project of the EU's 7th Framework Program (project number FP7-ICT-287911) which ran from October 2011 to March 2015. The consortium partners are: RBB Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (Germany), The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (Netherlands), University of Mons (Belgium), CONDAT (Germany), Noterik (Netherlands), Fraunhofer IAIS (Germany), CERTH-ITI (Greece), EURECOM (France), University of Economics, Prague (Czech Republic), CWI (Netherlands), University of St. Gallen (Switzerland) and MODUL University Vienna (Austria).

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