The project consortium decided to initiate an interest group after different partners have experssed their interst in the project. The interest group will consist of experts in the area of TV production, broadcasting, telecommunication, home care, etc. that help us with their expertise and knowledge to expedite research on the highest international level. It is important for us to get various perspectives and viewpoints involved in the project, therefore, the interest group is made up of different experts and scientists from several disciplines and fields.
As a first partner we are happy to announce the research group around David Geerts ‘Social Spaces’ from the Centre for User Experience Research (CUO) at KU Leuven and iMinds. David is specialized in user-centered design and evaluation of future ICT applications, such as social interactive television, serious games and social media, working on several local and EU projects. He is member of the IFIP TC14 WG6 on Entertainment Computing, is part of the TVX steering committee and is general chair of the ACM international conference on interactive experience for television and online video (TVX2015).