RTI Spa is part of the Mediaset Spa group, the leading commercial broadcaster in Italy. Its terrestrial channels collect around 45% of TV audience and 65% of TV advertising. In 2005 Mediaset has launched on the Italian digital terrestrial TV (DTT) platform a pay-TV offer “Mediaset Premium”. Mediaset Premium has about 2 million subscribers. Mediaset Premium launched the so called Premium Play OTT-TV (Over The Top Television) service November 2011, after a trial phase started in March 2011.
The Institute of Communications and Computer Systems (ICCS) is a non-profit Academic Research Body associated with the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). ICCS is governed by a five member Board of Directors, coordinated by the Director of the Institute elected by the Faculty of NTUA. It has been established in 1989 by the Ministry of Education in order to carry research and development activities in the fields of all diverse aspects of telecommunications, computer systems and techniques and their application in a variety of areas, including software and hardware engineering, telematics and multimedia applications, transport applications, wireless communications and networks, control systems, etc.
The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is an autonomous organization with a decentralized organizational structure, which currently maintains 56 research institutes and a patent office in locations throughout Germany. Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is the leading organization of institutes of applied research and development in Europe. Future-oriented strategic research commissioned by the government and public authorities are carried out with the aim of promoting innovations in key technologies with an economic and social relevance in the next five to ten years. Work focuses on specific tasks across a wide spectrum of research fields, including communications, energy, microelectronics, manufacturing, transport, and the environment.
HIT HYPERTECH INNOVATIONS LTD (HIT) is a Cyprus-based Web, Mobile and VR applications provider SME founded in 2016. HIT is focused in the development and offering of solutions on the following indicative areas: Big Data and Data Analytics, Mobile Video applications, Virtual Reality applications, 360-video streaming services, Web applications, Social Media Analytics and Gamification services.
On top of its software development activities HIT offers consulting services in the field of ICT Technology and R&D results dissemination and exploitation.
Flying Eye Management Consultants for Media Investments is providing consultancy services to the media market. Special focus is on project management, investment strategies considering technological and economical aspects and research of user requirements, including the analysis and design of workflows. Another specific focus of FE are new developing media technologies and application areas, such as 3D, Ultra-HD, and rich media archives, including advanced search and retrieval technologies. The merge of traditional and internet-based video distribution is one of the new focus areas. FE is furthermore supporting companies in the strategy and design of products for the media market. FE customers are broadcasters, production and post production houses, as well as leading suppliers of IT and media technologies. FE is working with a team of specialists for specific knowledge areas, and has a close link to universities and research institutes.
Domino Production is an SME production company based in Brussels focused in documentary film production. Domino Production is actually one of the main documentary production companies in Belgium. Our objective is to produce documentary films, reports and television programs focusing on social realities – political, economic and/or cultural – of our contemporary times. For us, it is essential to reach a broad audience in a positive manner by putting into perspective the work of those in charge of building our society.
Many of the documentaries produced by Domino Production have been used as use cases in several universities such as Harvard, ENA, UCL, LSE, Fribourg, Bologne, Palerme, Anvers, and have contributed in the organisation of public debates in Palestine, Vietnam, Taiwan, Fribourg, Lyon.
FINCONS GROUP is an IT Business Consulting company working on IT market for over 30 years. Alongside clients as a strategic partner, the Group supports business development through innovative approaches, models and IT solutions, providing tailored and end-to-end software solutions to tier-1 players in several markets: Media, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Transportation, Manufacturing and Public Administration.The Group has offices in Switzerland (Bern, Zurich, Lugano) and in Italy (Milan, Verona, Rome, Bari, Catania) and a 2015 Group’s turnover of over 86 million euro. Innovation is a key driver for the Group which develops several collaborations with industrial and public partners and with research centers and universities through the Innovation Lab.