Students report on ACM MMSys 2022

The 13th ACM Multimedia Systems Conference (and associated workshops: MMVE 2022, NOSSDAV 2022, GameSys 2022) happened from 14th – 17th June 2022 in Athlone, Ireland.  The MMSys conference is an essential forum for researchers in multimedia systems to present and share their latest research findings in multimedia systems. After two years … Read more

Diversity and Inclusion in focus at ACM IMX ’22 and MMSys ’22

The 13th ACM Multimedia Systems Conference (and its associated workshops: MMVE 2022, NOSSDAV 2022, and GameSys 2022) took place from the 14th – 17th of June 2022 in Athlone, Ireland.  The week after, the ACM International Conference on Interactive Media Experiences took place in Aveiro, Portugal from the 22nd – … Read more

Report from CBMI 2022

The 19th International Conference on Content-based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI) took place as a hybrid conference in Graz, Austria, from September 14-16, 2022, organized by JOANNEUM RESEARCH and supported by SIGMM. After the 2020 edition was postponed and held as a fully online conference in 2021, this was an important step … Read more

Towards the design and evaluation of more sustainable multimedia experiences: which role can QoE research play?

In this column, we reflect on the environmental impact and broader sustainability implications of resource-demanding digital applications and services such as video streaming, VR/AR/XR and videoconferencing. We put emphasis not only on the experiences and use cases they enable but also on the “cost” of always striving for high Quality … Read more

MPEG Column: 139th MPEG Meeting (virtual/online)

The original blog post can be found at the Bitmovin Techblog and has been modified/updated here to focus on and highlight research aspects. The 139th MPEG meeting was once again held as an online meeting, and the official press release can be found here and comprises the following items: MPEG Issues Call … Read more

JPEG Column: 96th JPEG Meeting

JPEG analyses the responses of the Calls for Proposals for the standardisation of the first codecs based on machine learning The 96th JPEG meeting was held online from 25 to 29 July 2022. The meeting was one of the most productive in the recent history of JPEG with the analysis … Read more

VQEG Column: VQEG Meeting May 2022

Introduction Welcome to this new column on the ACM SIGMM Records from the Video Quality Experts Group (VQEG), which will provide an overview of the last VQEG plenary meeting that took place from 9 to 13 May 2022. It was organized by INSA Rennes (France), and it was the first face-to-face meeting after the series of online meetings due … Read more