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5th FOKUS Media Web Symposium Fraunhofer FOKUS

5th FOKUS Media Web Symposium: Web of the Future for the Creative Industry

News from May 19, 2015

On the 20th and 21st of May 2015, the 5th FOKUS Media Web Symposium will take place at the Fraunhofer-Institute FOKUS in Berlin. Industry experts will present and discuss current trends in the fields of Multiscreen Solutions, Web Technologies, Connected TV, Streaming Media and much more. Expected are more than 200 guests from industry and science.

Not only mobile phones or tablets have long been connected to each other but also objects like television sets, clocks and cars. This networking will rapidly increase in the future and also fundamentally change the media industry. Which technical opportunities and challenges will thereby emerge will be discussed by industry experts in the two day Media Web Symposium with this year's motto “Web of the Future for the Creative Industry – Technologies, Tools, Standards” in various workshops, tutorials and lectures. The keynote speech “From TV Screen to Any Screen – A Perfect Storm” will be given by Erno Hempel, CTO at maxdome.

The event is supported by the companies Telekom, Microsoft, Thomson, Bitmovin and BitTubes, the associations BITKOM and vprt, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the DASH Industry Forum, the initiatives HbbTV and FIContent, the Institut für Rundfunktechnik (IRT) as well as the project compose.