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RE: [metadata] New Content Metadata and Synchronization Task Force

From: Mandel, Bill (NBCUniversal) <bill.mandel@nbcuni.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2012 13:41:33 -0800
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To: "Vickers, Mark" <Mark_Vickers@cable.comcast.com>, "Daniel Park" <soohongp@gmail.com>
Cc: "olivier Thereaux" <olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk>, <jean-claude.dufourd@telecom-paristech.fr>, <public-web-and-tv@w3.org>, <geunkim@mw2.or.kr>, "Ng, Sheau (NBCUniversal)" <Sheau.Ng@nbcuni.com>
We are using metadata standards more and more wrt content distribution. You may find these sources useful:


Base Level Metadata (MovieLabs)

This deals with all the base level descriptive metadata so that a digital product can be fully described.



The Entertainment Merchants Association has derived a profile from that specific to digital movie and TV episodic retail: (EMA Core 1.0)



Other are adopting or harmonizing from these:

Ultraviolet: (in the metadata specs)

On this page look for “Technical Specifications”



Indirectly more metadata is available via web api’s from EIDR:



This may all be tangential but at least indicates some typical uses of metadata which might be referred to by applications and users.



Bill Mandel



From: Vickers, Mark [mailto:Mark_Vickers@cable.comcast.com] 
Sent: Friday, November 30, 2012 9:12 AM
To: Daniel Park
Cc: olivier Thereaux; <jean-claude.dufourd@telecom-paristech.fr>; <public-web-and-tv@w3.org>; <geunkim@mw2.or.kr>; Ng, Sheau (NBCUniversal)
Subject: Re: [metadata] New Content Metadata and Synchronization Task Force


Another existing work which should be considered is embedded metadata. For example, there are a lot of Microdata schemas relevant to Web & TV IG at schema.org: 

- http://schema.org/TVSeries

- http://schema.org/TVSeason

- http://schema.org/TVEpisode

- http://schema.org/Movie

- http://schema.org/MusicRecording

- http://schema.org/MediaObject

- http://schema.org/ImageObject

- http://schema.org/VideoObject

- http://schema.org/AudioObject

- http://schema.org/MusicVideoObject

- http://schema.org/Rating

- http://schema.org/TelevisionStation

- http://schema.org/RadioStation

- http://schema.org/MovieTheater

- etc.





On Nov 26, 2012, at 5:23 PM, Daniel Park <soohongp@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi all.

As I mentioned at the previous f2f, this metadata tf is able to refer to the relevant wg as http://www.w3.org/2008/01/media-annotations-wg.html.

Over 3 years, we researched on the metadata issues widely.


Soohong Daniel Park, Ph.D.
Samsung Electronics. SWC

2012. 11. 27. 오전 1:27에 "olivier Thereaux" <olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk>님이 작성:

Dear Web&TV IG participants,

As you will have read in Giuseppe's announcement earlier today, a number of new task forces are being created to take on the exciting work which we mapped during the recent meeting at TPAC.

I would like to kick off the one which we called Content Metadata and Synchronization TF. It will aim to produce scenarios and technical requirements related to exposing media metadata to the web stack and synchronising media, events and interactions.

The task force has its home page on the group's wiki:
and I invite you to join.

Among the next steps, let me suggest:

* Could people interested in participating in this task force add their name to the list?

* Can you review the section currently titled "Our approach"?

As you can see in the current draft for that section, I suggest we start by gathering scenarios and use cases. We can start from a number of sources: the work done by the HNTF (see if there are any scenario with gaps in the metadata/sync area) and the presentations given at TPAC. Sheau, Jean-Claude and Geun-Hyung, maybe you could get that work started by extracting scenarios from your TPAC presentations?

Obviously, we are aware that content metadata and synchronisation are technical solutions and we should be careful about considering reasonably broad scenarios before jumping to technical requirements. I expect some of our scenarios will influence the work done in other task forces, and vice versa.

Any other thought?
Let's get started.


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