When: 07-08 November 2018
Where: The Mira Hong Kong, Hong Kong 🇭🇰
What is it?
Digital Media Asia is Asia’s largest digital media conference addressing digital revenue, technology, and innovation. The three day event brings together media executives and experts not only from the region, but from across the globe. Comprising a conference, a technology and services expo, the 9th Asian Digital Media Awards and several masterclasses, the event provides valuable case studies, best practices and key takeaways for editorial and strategic decision-making.
DateTuesday, November 6th, 2018
Tagsdigital media, Digital Media Asia, Hong Kong, Media Innovation, Personalisation, revenue models, verification
AI-driven human language technology (HLT) is getting a lot of attention these days. And since we’re involved in several projects dealing with topics like automatic speech recognition (ASR), neural machine translation (NMT), or summarization, it means we’re frequently asked to share insights and do networking at HLT events. This week, we’re actually headed to three workshops in two cities:
DateMonday, November 5th, 2018
TagsAI, berlin, EBU, Freie Universität Berlin, Geneva, hlt, news.bridge, sixth sense retrieval, SUMMA
When: 29-30 October 2018
Where: Verdens Gan (VG), Oslo, Norway
What is it?
WAN-IFRA’s yearly Newsroom Summit is “the first stop for senior editorial executives looking to exchange ideas on practical newsroom strategy”.
DateWednesday, October 24th, 2018
On June 20th, Instagram launched its new streaming video platform, IGTV. Content on the platform will be longer than typical Instagram posts or stories – up to 60 minutes – and, most importantly, video will be vertical only! So what content works well in vertical? And how can news outlets best produce videos that are “vertical first”? DW’s social media department, together with the DW Lab, embarked on a two-week-long experiment with vertical video. Here are five of our most important takeaways.
DateMonday, October 15th, 2018
Let’s keep this short: In August, Team Multidrone and our colleagues at Euromaxx recorded stunning aerial footage at Meteora, a famous Greek rock formation. The idea behind the drone shooting was to learn more about drone cinematography for TV production in a real production environment. While having an experimental setup, the material created was used for a DW TV report on rock climbing. Here’s a high quality version of the clip — solely for your enjoyment:
DateThursday, October 11th, 2018
Earlier this year, we introduced you to Sixth Sense Retrieval, a DNI prototype project dedicated to analyzing and indexing vast amounts of video content in order to unlock media archives. In the meantime, 6SR has been completed, and everybody at MindFlux and DW is quite happy with the results. Within the project scope, we could implement all envisioned features, which can now serve as a basis for a future, more sophisticated tool. Here’s a quick look at what the platform looks like after 6 months of development and testing.
DateMonday, October 8th, 2018
When: 28-29 August 2018
Where: PARKROYAL on Pickering, Singapore
What is it?
Launched in 2009, the ContentAsia Summit focuses on all the issues impacting Asia’s content industry. Its core mission: to create a dedicated space to talk face-to-face about the content ecosystem and the innovation and strategies driving media and entertainment companies in an increasingly connected universe.
DateFriday, August 24th, 2018
Remember Fader/VRappr, the marvelous VR/360 DNI project run by DW, Euronews, and Vragments from February 2017 to May 2018? Of course you do. And we just remembered it’s time to give you a last proper consortium update. But first of all, let’s take a quick look at the past, present, and future of our immersive storytelling tool.
DateWednesday, August 1st, 2018
We are happy to announce that the team of Deutsche Welle Lab (DW Lab) is joining us for this blog, sharing their projects and videos and thoughts on innovation in journalism. Welcome, Andy Giefer, Angela Kea, and Nadja Scholz!
DateMonday, July 23rd, 2018
Interning with the “Innos” – A Personal Retrospective of 10 Weeks at DW Research and Cooperation Projects
For the last two and a half months, I had the chance to work with Deutsche Welle’s Research and Cooperation Projects (ReCo) Team – and I enjoyed every day of it.
DateThursday, July 19th, 2018