EuroITV2009 is the 7th edition of the European Interactive TV Conference series, and will be held in Leuven, Belgium, from June 3-5, 2009. It is hosted by the Centre for User Experience Research (CUO) →, part of iMinds and the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (K.U.Leuven →), and organized by an organizing committee consisting of an international team of academics and professionals, with the help of several sponsors and partners.

This annual conference (see the list of past EuroITV conferences) features academic as well as practitioner's work on different aspects of interactive television, e.g. IPTV, mobile TV, digital content production, entertainment computing, usability and user experience evaluation, changes in technical requirements and infrastructure, future technologies. Topics include:

  • Beyond the home context, extended home, Mobile TV
  • Ambient intelligence, ambient media environments
  • Social TV, sociability, usability and user experience
  • Digital content production, HDTV and digital cinema
  • Asset management, metadata and content enrichment
  • Entertainment computing, games, betting, game shows
  • Broadband and IPTV
  • 3DTV and VR systems
  • Audience research, ethnography, user studies
  • New advertising and revenue models for television
  • Accessibility, universal access, multimodal interaction
  • Business models, media management, media economics, t-commerce, t-learning
  • Web2.0, user-generated content
  • Communication services, video conferencing, messaging
  • Content management, digital rights management
  • Interactive storytelling, interactive advertising
  • Electronic program guide, video search, video navigation
  • Enhanced TV (news, weather, sports)
  • Changes in technical requirements and infrastructures (ubiquitous and mobile)
  • Standards (TV-Anytime, MPEG-4, MPEG-7, SMIL)
  • Multimedia, graphics, broadcast and video technology
  • Personalization, user modelling, intelligent user interfaces
  • Ethical, regulatory and policy issues

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