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One of the IDIOM prototypes, the US Election 2008 Web Monitor, has won the category ‘Online Communities, Web 2.0 and Social Networks’ at the Austrian National Award for Multimedia and e-Business. The system includes a social application called ‘Sentiment Quiz’, built on top of the Facebook platform, which follows the tradition of “Games with a [...]

We are happy to announce the official launch of the Media Watch on Climate Change, an award-winning Geospatial Web application. Google, NASA, ESRI and other technology leaders were sponsoring the 3D Visualization Grand Challenge and attended the awards ceremony held at the University of California at Berkeley on June 7th (www.isde5.org). The Web portal is [...]

On January 16th, the best 2006 FIT-IT Research Proposals were presented in Vienna. The festive event at the former Austrian Stock Exchange introduced outstanding projects in five program lines: Embedded Systems, Semantic Systems and Services, Systems on Chip, Visual Computing and Trust in IT Systems. Facing strong competition from a total of 18 submissions in [...]