7th E3 Concertation Meeting

Interfaces & Enhanced Services,

Signal processing & Mixed Reality



ORBAN building, Square Frere Orban 8,

Brussels, 5-6 February 2002


Tuesday, 5 February 2002

10:30–12:30 Plenary Session:

Welcome to all new projects

Activities in 2002

Presentations of General Interest

Schedule of Future Activities


Date in 2002

Concertation Meeting 1

5-6 February


12-14 February


30-31 May

3DPTV Padova

19-21 June

Laval Virtual

19-23 June



IBC2002, Amsterdam

13-19 September

IST2002, Copenhagen

4-6 November



Audit 2002


Concertation Meeting 2


Concertation Meeting 3



14:00 - 15:00 Plenary Working Group

MPEG4 Play(er) Boys

The objective is to present and discuss MPEG-4 implementation, interoperability, rights management and DVB-MHP liaison issues. With contributions from the projects SoNG, SAMBITS, Piste, and provisionally from external organisations such: EBU, Blaxxun, Envivio, Mobile Media, 3iVX. A general overview opened to all projects will start the session.

15:00 - 18:00 Parallel Working Groups

Interfaces and Enhanced services

Continuation of MPEG4 Play(er) Boys

Signal Processing and Mixed Reality

Project reports – Free discussion on MR issues

Projects not interested in the MPEG-4 session are invited to send their proposal for presentation/issues to be discussed to Eric.Badique@cec.eu.int

Action Lines listed above are indicative. All interested projects are welcome to participate in any of the workshops.

Wednesday, 6 February 2002

09:00–12:30 Continuation of Parallel Working Groups

(extended) Home Environments and Standardisation

Presentation from Mr. Pierre Scokaert from (OpenSugar) on OSGI

Contributions from projects

@Home, Future-Home, Spation,…


Signal Processing and Mixed Reality

VHML - Virtual Human Modelling Language tutorial/workshop

Initiated by the IST InterFace Project, the purpose of the workshop is to discuss the current state of VHML (The Virtual Human Markup Language - www.vhml.org),, to demonstrate its effectiveness and believability in creating Talking Head interfaces, and to discuss VHML’s future as a specification language.

11:00–12:30 Parallel Working Group

Sub-group on Metadata Reference Document

All interested/contributing project partners are invited to download the latest version of the document (http://www.cordis.lu/ist/ka4/vision/e3-clusters.htm) and prepare comments and/or further contribution.

14:00–15:30 Concluding Plenary Session: reporting from group work