"e-Report" idea presented at opengov.gr meeting

The "e-Report" idea, based on WeKnowIt technologies, was presented at the 2nd labs.opengov.gr meeting (in Greek). It promotes citizens participation and contribution combined with large-scale content analysis and structuring for efficient addressing local and environmental problems.

ER Log Merging and Management tool available


Managing and reviewing the log files that are created by the Emergency Response (ER) personnel in the course of an emergency incident is a critical task for understanding and improving the implemented ER actions.

ClustTour City Exploration tool available


ClustTour is an online city exploration application that helps users identify interesting spots in a city by use of photo clusters corresponding to landmarks and events.

Βραβείο καλύτερης εργασίας / Best paper award

HCC prize

Η εργασία με τίτλο "Εφαρμογή Αυτοματοποιημένης Τρισδιάστατης Ανασύνθεσης Στεφανιαίων Αρτηριών στην Ανίχνευση Ευάλωτων Αθηρωματικών Πλακών" έλαβε το βραβείο καλύτερης εργασίας στο 30ο Πανελλήνιο Καρδιολογικό Συνέδριο, 29-31 Οκτωβρίου 2009, Αθήνα.

The paper entitled "Application of Automated 3D reconstruction of Coronary Arteries in the Detection of Vulnerable Atheromatic Plaques" received the Best Paper award in the 30th Panhellenic Cardiological Congress, 29-31 October 2009, Athens, Greece.

Cooperation with SBOING™

SBOING™ and Informatics and Telematics Institute (ITI) of the Research and Technology-Hellas have agreed to investigate the development and evaluation of technologies for statistical analysis of large-scale navigation and tourism related data.

Summer School on Multimedia Semantics 2010

Managing and Modeling of Multimedia and User Generated Content in Web 3.0. This year SSMS will take place in Amsterdam, 30/8 - 3/9. WeKnowIt is supporting the organisation.

The Challenge of Searching Non-Textual Information in Patents

An article published in the Information Retrieval Facility (IRF) Newsletter, which describes the challenges and the benefits of patent image retrieval, and introduces the objectives of the Image Retrieval Session in the upcoming IRF Symposium 2010.

A system for the semantic multi-modal analysis of news audio-visual content

A new journal publication, jointly authored by members of CERTH, DFKI and the University of Twente, was recently accepted for publication:

V. Mezaris, S. Gidaros, G. Th. Papadopoulos, W. Kasper, J. Steffen, R. Ordelman, M. Huijbregts, F. de Jong, I. Kompatsiaris, M. G. Strintzis, "A system for the semantic multi-modal analysis of news audio-visual content", EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, accepted for publication, 2010.

Video Image Annotation Tool (VIA) goes Open Source!

CERTH-ITI recently released its VIA annotation tool as open source under the GPL license.
You can check it out on SourceForge.

Video Image Annotation Tool (VIA) is a windows application to manually annotate video and images. It provides a user friendly interface for the accurate and undemanding live and "frame by frame" annotation of video and and region-based annotation of still images integrating results from a segmentation algorithm.