FLAME on film

Bring on the red carpet! FLAME has released its first video, introducing the project and its goal to the world through infographics and commentary from Michael Boniface (IT Innovation Centre), Dirk Trossen (InterDigital), Monique Calisti and Alessandra Scicchitano (Martel Innovate). Fun, fast, and shareable, the video both shows what FLAME can do, as well as

FLAME in the FMI ecosystem

In FLAME, we are building a platform for experimentation of advanced media products and services integrating new network paradigms, such as SDN, NFV and MEC scenarios. A key innovation lies in the flexible management and tight integration of media services with not only the compute and storage resources where they run, but also with the

The Future Media Internet Vision, Scenarios and Media Service Use Cases

FLAME has published the 1st version of FMI vision, scenarios and media service use cases. The FLAME consortium recently published an important document that presents and refines its developing vision within the Future Media Internet (FMI). The FLAME FMI vision is described through use cases and scenarios for novel and high value media services to consumers and their

Media provider benefits of FLAME

In our last blog, we discussed the “groundbreaking media delivery platform” that FLAME will bring to smart city infrastructures throughout Europe. Here we look at how FLAME will allow media service providers to develop and deploy novel user experiences. Faster response, better engagement FLAME can deploy services at the edge of the network (e.g. in

Discover the Future of Digital Media and the NGI @ NEM Summit 2017

Digital media is everywhere, and consumers are increasingly playing an active role when interacting with media, with brands, and with each other. They are always connected and increasingly surrounded by sensors, computing and communication infrastructures in their homes, buildings and public spaces. Add to this the rise of immersive technologies offering virtual- and augmented reality

The FLAME Project – Transforming experience in digital media ecosystems

Digital media is everywhere. Sports, music, television, art, fashion, business, education, medicine, retail, safety, and just about anything people do uses digital media. What happens to the production, distribution and consumption of digital media is extremely important to everyone. Consumers are increasingly playing an active role when interacting with media, with brands, and with each

FLAME at EuCNC 2017

The 2017 European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC) recently took place in Oulu, Finland, with the theme of “5G – European Roadmap, Global Impact”. Key components of future 5G networks were widely discussed, such as SDN, network function virtualisation and network slicing, with the keynote speakers agreeing that it is necessary for network operators

Experimenting with FLAME

FLAME aims to offer Experimentation-as-a-Service to FMI stakeholders and to provide business model innovations that ensure the sustainability of FLAME infrastructures and its replicators beyond the project execution. A key part of this is a detailed analysis of the FMI market, which was produced during the first months of FLAME life cycle. The market analysis

The FLAME platform

FLAME has been outlining the main platform benefits as part of the initial work needed to develop and deploy a Future Media Internet delivery platform starting in 2018. The main target is to provide a significant leap forward for media delivery supporting personalized, interactive, mobile and localized (PIML) workflows. The FLAME platform provides this leap