TV “White Spaces” (TVWS) are locally underutilized portions of the terrestrial TV bands and occur as a by-product of the Digital Switchover. Thanks to the very good characteristics of the TV bands in terrestrial radio communications, the exploitation of TVWS for license-exempt networking, under a carefully established regulatory framework, is a very attractive perspective.
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The 5th Int. Conf. on Telecommunications and Multimedia (TEMU 2012), organised by TEI Crete and supported by NCSR “Demokritos”/MNL is to take place in Heraklion, Crete, July 30 – August 1, 2012. TEMU is technically co-sponsored by IEEE/Communications Society and conference proceedings will be included in IEEE Xplore. TEMU2012 is an International conference to present […]
In the frame of ICT-ALICANTE, MNL is organising a panel session at Future Internet Assembly (May 10-11, Aalborg, Denmark). The session is co-organised with Blekinge Institute of Technology and University of Zurich. Session topic is: “Novel Networking and Relationship with Applications; the Value of Information Flows between Applications and Networks”. Check it out at http://www.future-internet.eu/home/future-internet-assembly/aalborg-may-2012/13-novel-networking-and-relationship-with-applications.html!
The ICT-ALICANTE FP7 research programme has a new website. Check it out at http://www.ict-alicante.eu!
An architecture for the deployment of Media Ecosystems has been defined in the frame of the ICT ALICANTE project. A Media Ecosystem is an integrated environment bringing together Network operators, Service/Network Providers and end-users/prosumers which collaboratively offer and exploit resources in order to publish, share and consume media services. The architecture proposed incorporates several features […]
Media Networks Laboratory ran a series of seminars to educate high school teachers on digital terrestrial television technology (DVB-T). The lectures were accompanied by a laboratory demonstration, where lecture attendees were presented a fully operational end-to-end DVB-T system. The seminars were organised by the Ministry of Lifelong Education. The presentation and a relevant information video […]
MNL participated in the Second W3C Web and TV Workshop, held in Berlin, February 8-9, 2011 and is now a full member of the newly launched “Web and TV” Interest Group of the W3C. The Web and TV Interest Group’s scope of work covers audio-visual content, e.g., broadcasting programs and Web pages, and related services […]
Media Networks Laboratory is participating in the ambitious FP7/SEC PERSEUS Project, with a total budget of Eur 42.2M, aiming at intelligent maritime border surveiilance. MNLab will design and implement the communication networks needed to interchange video/image/voice/data traffic among the heterogeneous surveillance system involved in the demonstration platform. The project will start on Jan 1, 2011. […]
The definition/specification phase of the EU-funded ALICANTE project has been successfully completed and the project is now entering the implementation phase. ALICANTE, in which the MediaNet Lab is actively participating, employs a Content-aware architecture for deploying Media Ecosystems in the Future Internet. Read more at the ALICANTE Website.
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