Call for Technical Demonstrations Submissions

This year's Technical Demonstrations will showcase leading edge work and work in progress in every area of multimedia, including:

  • Multimedia analysis, processing, and retrieval
  • Multimedia networking and system support
  • Multimedia tools, end-systems, and applications

Submissions are particularly encouraged in the areas of haptics, smell, sensors, novel interface design, immersive technologies, wireless multimedia applications, multimedia-based security applications, digital rights management, multimedia databases, content analysis, content-based retrieval, multimedia storage, multimedia networking, media processing, entertainment, compression, hypermedia authoring, multimedia social networking and innovative applications.

All submissions will be peer-reviewed to ensure quality. An award will be given for the best technical demonstration, as judged by an evaluation panel. Demonstrators will be provided with space and access to a local (wired) network. Participants will be required to provide their own computing equipment and any additional network, display, haptic, sensor, etc., hardware needed for the demonstration.

Important Dates

1 June 2007

Technical demonstrations submission deadline

20 June 2007

Technical demo acceptance notification

11 July 2007

Camera-ready papers

Submission Instructions

What to submit:

  • A short paper (two page maximum) describing your technical demo. Please use the standard ACM format (see http://www.acm.org/sigs/pubs/proceed/template.html )
  • In addition to the two page short paper, you may optionally submit one or more of the following multimedia documents that describe or illustrate the demonstration:
    • a Microsoft Powerpoint presentation
    • a Macromedia Flash presentation, or
    • an MPEG video clip (not more than 3 minutes long)

Where to submit:

Please submit your demonstration proposal by sending email with the short paper and other supporting materials as attachments to Milind Naphade or Wei-Ying Ma

(Naphade@us.ibm.com and wyma@microsoft.com)


Please direct any questions regarding the technical demonstrations or submissions to the technical demo chairs: