Personalised home media centre using semantically enriched TV-anytime content

M.L. Björkman, L.M. Aroyo, P.A.E. Bellekens, T.J. Dekker, E. Loef, R.J. Pulles

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Abstract

The paper presents a design and middleware implementation of a personalised home media centre. The proposed system aims to constitute the fundamentals to go beyond existing media centres and electronic programme guides, in the sense of offering a personalised experience for a single and multiple users in a connected home environment. User’s characteristics, preferences and context are used to personalise the user’s experience of viewing and interacting with multimedia content on different heterogeneous devices. The TV-Anytime specification is used as the underlying content and metadata format for handling content from IP, digital broadcast and Blu-ray disc sources. We show how semantics can enrich the TV-Anytime content classification in order to achieve intelligent personalised content search and recommendations.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings EuroITV 2006
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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