A middleware to enable immersive multi-device online TV experience

Hussein Ajam, Rajiv Ramdhany, Matt Hammond, Mu Mu

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Recent years have witnessed the boom of great technologies of smart devices transforming the entertainment industry, especially the traditional TV viewing experiences. In an effort to improve user engagement, many TV broadcasters are now investigating future generation content production and presentation using emerging technologies. In this paper, we introduce an ongoing work to enable immersive and interactive multi-device online TV experiences. Our project incorporates three essential developments on content authoring, device discovery, and cross-device media orchestration.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the ACM International Conference on Interactive Experiences for TV and Online Video
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 3 May 2017


  • Media orchestration
  • synchronisation
  • IoT
  • companionscreen
  • TV experience


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