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FLAME Summer School is a scorching success

The University of Bristol hosted the first FLAME Summer School in July this year. The three-day Summer School was attended by students and professionals from academia, SMEs and industry, aiming to combine their resources and develop innovative problem-solving skills in the Future Multimedia Internet (FMI) ecosystem, under the guidance of the Networked Media Systems.

The school was organised by Dr Aloizio Pereiera da Silva, a Research Fellow and 5G Portfolio Manager for the High Performance Network Group at the University of Bristol.

Speakers from the FLAME project introduced functionalities and capabilities of the FLAME platform in both theoretical and practical terms. Along with representation from the University of Bristol, partners included the University of Southampton, VRT, InterDigital, Disney Research, Studio Dott and ETH Zurich.

Students also participated in an interactive exercise, becoming mobile journalists and taking to the streets of Bristol to record on-camera interviews with local residents, which were then edited and uploaded in realtime using the FLAME platform.

Dr Aloizio Pereira da Silva said:

“The summer school participants learn about the main building blocks of the FLAME ecosystem. This school was a great success and a great deal of fun, bringing together both creativity and technicality via a broad range of talented attendees and speakers. We look forward to even more success in the future as we continue with the FLAME project”

Read the University of Bristol press release at www.bristol.ac.uk