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FITCE Congress 2018


57th FITCE Congress, UK 2018

Delivery and Consumption of Digital Media

6-7 September 2018, MediaCityUK, Salford


P A P E R   S E S S I O N   2


The second paper presentation session of the FITCE Congress was scheduled on the afternoon of Thursday 6th September 2018 and comprised four papers that examined issues associated with the development of future media and its associated delivery and distribution. The session was introduced and chaired by Miguel Merino from the Department of Business Organisation and Marketing at the University of Vigo, Spain and who is also a Director of the Spanish Association of Telecommunication Engineers (AEIT).

Ed Smith, BT
“QUIC’s role as a transport mechanism for IP video”

Ed Smith is a Research Fellow at BT. The session chair, Miguel Merino, provided a general overview of the session before introducing Ed.

You can download a PDF version of Ed’s presentation using the button below.

PDF: Ed Smith presentation
Tom Evens, Ghent University, Belgium
“Platform Mania in Television Distribution”

Tom Evens is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Communication Sciences at Ghent University, Belgium. He was introduced by the session chair Miguel Merino.

You can download a PDF version of Tom’s presentation using the button below.

PDF: Tom Evens presentation
Doug Williams, BT
“Why the future of Media Distribution may be object based: Exploring the power of this new approach to media distribution using content genres as diverse as live theatre and sport.”

Doug Williams is a principal researcher with BT Research and Innovation based at BT Labs at Adastral Park, Martlesham Heath, Ipswich, Suffolk, UK. He was introduced by the session chair Miguel Merino.

Silvia Rossi, UCL
“Learning optimal streaming strategies for virtual reality applications”

Silvia Rossi is a PhD student working within the Communications and Information Systems Research Group at University College London (UCL), UK. She was introduced by the session chair Miguel Merino.