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Culture 4 all: accessibility-enabled cultural experiences through immersive VR360 content
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The use of virtual reality (VR) technologies and, in particular, of VR360 content can provide great benefits in the society. Expand
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IMMERSIVE MEDIA AND ACCESSIBILITY: HAND IN HAND TO THE FUTURE
Advances in immersive media can provide relevant benefits to our society. The future looks promising with the development of new communication technologies, formats and hardware, together with theirExpand
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White Paper: Recommendations for immersive accessibility services
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This paper provides recommendations on how to integrate accessibility solutions, like subtitling, audio description and sign language, with immersive media services, with a focus on 360-degree video and spatial audio. Expand
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Accessible scenic arts and Virtual Reality: A pilot study with aged people about user preferences when reading subtitles in immersive environments
The technological advancements in virtual reality and other forms of immersive content such as 360o video are triggering the concept of liveness in the scenic arts, and deserve in-depth considerationExpand
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Social viewing in cinematic virtual reality : a design space for social movie applications
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We identify seven challenges that need to be addressed: communication, field-of-view (FoV) awareness, togetherness, accessibility, interaction techniques, synchronization, and multiuser environments. Expand
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Impact of the new @sigmm records
The SIGMM Records have renewed, with the ambition of continue being a useful resource for the multimedia community. The intention is to provide a forum for (open) discussion and to become a primaryExpand
Accessibility in 360-degree video players
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This paper surveys a wide range of 360-degree video players and examines the features they include for dealing with accessibility, such as Subtitles, Audio Description, Sign Language, User Interfaces and other interaction features, like voice control and support for multi-screen scenarios. Expand
Towards SocialVR: Evaluating a Novel Technology for Watching Videos Together
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This paper explores the benefits and drawbacks provided by a lightweight and low-cost Social VR platform (SocialVR), in which users are captured by several cameras and reconstructed in real-time. Expand