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Presenting multimedia on the web and in TV broadcast

  • Warner ten Kate
  • Dick Bulterman
  • Patrick Deunhouwer
  • Lynda Hardman
  • Lloyd Rutledge
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1425)

Abstract

This paper investigates the main issues related to the translation of SMIL into MHEG-5 documents. This is driven by the more general objective to achieve interoperability between the domains of Web and digital-TV, where MHEG-5 is used in the digital-TV environment and SMIL is the Web format to specify interactive synchronized multimedia presentations.

A summary of both formats is presented, on the basis of which it is shown how SMIL translates into MHEG-5. Although the formats have differences, such translation appears to be feasible. Aspects of authoring for both domains and other interoperability issues are discussed.

keywords

multimedia languages conversion MHEG SMIL WWW TV 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Warner ten Kate
    • 1
  • Dick Bulterman
    • 2
  • Patrick Deunhouwer
    • 1
  • Lynda Hardman
    • 2
  • Lloyd Rutledge
    • 2
  1. 1.Philips Research LaboratoriesAA EindhovenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.CWI, Centrum voor Wiskunde en InformaticaResearch Institute for Mathematics and Computer ScienceSJ AmsterdamThe Netherlands

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