Friday, September 18, 2015

20 eGovernment solutions free of charge

The ISA programme of the European Commission has just published 20 eGovernment solutions for public services.


17 EU supported movies in the San Sebastian Films Festival Selection

The San Sebastian Film Festival's selection includes 17 movies supported by the EU Creative Europe MEDIA subprogramme. Six of them are part of the Official Selection hence competing for the Golden Shell.


EU Commissioner Oettinger holds Roundtable on Automated Driving in Frankfurt

Commissioner Gnther H. Oettinger met up with executives of automotive and telecommunications industry during the Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA) Frankfurt Motor Show, to discuss strategies on how deployment of connected automated driving can be accelerated. Both sectors committed to close cooperation and common roadmap development. The European Commission will support these efforts in view of its policy objectives towards the Digital Society and Economy. More info on Commissioner Oettingers blog.


Granny's dancing on the table and film audiences are in motion! EU Film showcased at the San Sebastian Film Festival

Seventeen films which have been awarded EU funding are competing in 63rd San Sebastian International Film Festival between 18 and 26 September. The European Commission has invested around 1,2 million through the Creative Europe MEDIA programme to support the development and distribution of these films. San Sebastian will also host the fifth event of the European Film Forum, which explores the current and future role played by cinema audiences.


Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Save the date: Our Daily Digital Health is everyone ready?

As the pace of technology innovation is ever increasing, you will be invited to look forward into the future of healthcare transformation. Doers from the field will confront policy makers of what it really means to use eHealth and mHealth at scale to transform healthcare delivery. Learn about the main lessons learned and outcomes from the evaluation of the large scale European telehealth deployment project United4Health.


European Heritage Days

France's Heritage Days give visitors the chance to look behind the doors of 14,000 buildings which are usually closed to the public. All over the country visitors can glimpse inside politicians' homes and many museums open their doors for free.


Tuesday, September 15, 2015

ICoSOLE - Immersive Coverage of Spatially Outspread Live Events

Several events are happening at the same time and you are bound to miss one or the other. The ICoSOLE platform provides a solution to attend all events live, irrespective of the geographical location and time constraints.


European Media Freedom Conference

Media experts from across Europe will meet at the inaugural conference of the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) and spend two days in intensive discussions on themes like surveillance, source protection, whistleblowing and European media law


Monday, September 14, 2015

FANCI: Redefining how the driver and vehicle interact

Imagine controlling a computer or even a car with just a twinkle of the eye or having it react to your mood. Thats what the project FANCI (Face and Body Analysis Natural Computer Interaction) is exploring and eventually be demonstrating in an automotive application.


Map recording threats to journalists in Europe relaunches and expands

Index on Censorship, the European Federation of Journalists and Reporters Without Borders have announced the expansion and redesign of Mapping Media Freedom, which records threats to journalists across Europe, and which will now also cover Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. Mapping Media Freedom is one of the projects selected projects following the 2014 call for proposals in the field of violations of media freedom and pluralism.


Three EU-supported films awarded at the Venice film festival

Three films which have received EU funding have been awarded at the Venice film festival on Saturday 12 September. The European Commission has invested around 171,000 through the Creative Europe MEDIA programme to support the distribution of these films.