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MNL study unveils 14 Mbps of additional wireless capacity per citizen unleashed via TV “White Space” exploitation

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.

TEMU 2012 – 5th Int. Conf. on Telecommunications and Multimedia

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 […]

Panel Session at Future Internet Assembly

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!

Expression of Interest

The Media Networks Laboratory of the Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, NCSR “Demokritos” (http://www.medianetlab.gr) is seeking collaboration with an external Research Associate in the frame of EU-funded research projects in the fields of communications and networks. Minimum qualifications: University degree (on Informatics/Telecommunications) Programming expertise (C/C++, Java, Python) Web applications development (HTML/CSS, Javascript, PHP) Thorough knowledge […]

An architecture for Media Ecosystem Deployment

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 […]

Digital Terrestrial Television seminars

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 […]

W3C “Web and TV” Interest Group launched

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 Networking for Border Surveillance: MNL participating in FP7/SEC PERSEUS

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. […]

Building the Future Media Internet: ALICANTE project entering implementation phase

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.