• OpenAXES


    Use Open AXES

    Open AXES is an output of the AXES European project and can be used for multimedia content analysis. It is freely available on OW2.

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  • PublicDemo


    Try it out now

    The AXES Public Demo is out now! It is based on several hours of publicly available videos (e.g. from the Internet Archive).

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    Meet us in Amsterdam!

    The AXES Project is on FIAT / IFTA 2014.

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  • AXES Workshop


    User Trial @BBC London

    The AXES project had a further user trial held at the BBC Research & Development HQ in London (July 2014).

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  • AXES Research2


    AXES Research Walkthrough

    Find out more about the AXES tool which opens up audiovisual archives for academic researchers and journalists.

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  • AXES-Film4


    If Only You Knew What’s In Your Archive

    Find out more about the project that develops new ways to interact with audiovisual libraries and watch our new video.

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  • axes-nisv2


    How people search

    Martijn Kleppe, Henri Beunders and Max Kemman from Erasmus University of Rotterdam are featured in their univiersities’ alumni magazine. Find out what they say about how people would like to search.

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  • search


    How do scholars search?

    “Just google it” – The transition from analogue to digital archives and the recent explosion of online content offers researchers novel ways of engaging with data. Paper published at HRIDigital, University of Sheffield

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  • Roeland Ordelman of Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision explains the video hyperlinking concept


    Zooming in on Public Users

    Understanding audiovisual archive search and browsing behavior. Unlike users that work with audiovisual media as part of their work, little is known about what public users want from large video archives or how they want to use it.

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AXES @ Riga

Posted by admin on May 7, 2015

The AXES project was presented at the Riga Multilingual Summit 2015 plenary meeting by Peggy van der Kreeft, Deutsche Welle Innovation Manager.



AV in DH Special Interest Group

Posted by admin on February 12, 2015

During the Digital Humanities Conference 2014 in Lausanne, researchers involved in AXES organised a workshop to assess strategies on how to expand the role of audiovisual media in the field of Digital Humanities.



AXES @ DH2015

Posted by admin on February 11, 2015

AXES partners present a Poster at the Digital Humanities conference in Sydney, Australia (29 June – 3 July 2015).



MediaEval 2015 – Call for Survey Participation

Posted by admin on January 28, 2015

The MediaEval 2015 season kicks off with the MediaEval Multimedia Benchmark Task Survey. Be part of it.

AXES demonstration @ BBC Open Archive Days


AXES @BBC Open Archive Days

Posted by admin on October 10, 2014

The AXES visual search option were very popular at Open Archive Days.

DH Workshop in Rotterdam


AV in Digital Humanities Workshop

Posted by admin on September 26, 2014

How to expand the role of audiovisual media in the field of Digital Humanities?



AXES @ IBC 2014

Posted by admin on July 11, 2014

AXES partners will be active in the session “Media archiving and restoration – what’s in store?” on the IBC conference in Amsterdam.

EUScreenXL - Logo



Posted by admin on June 17, 2014

“From Audience to User: Engaging with Audiovisual Heritage” is the motto of the EUScreenXL conference in Rome at the end of October.



AXES @ eChallenges 2014

Posted by admin on May 19, 2014

The eChallenges e-2014 Conference takes place in Belfast, Northern lreland. It fosters ICT related entrepreneurship and innnovation, share experiences, increase awareness of innovative applied ICT applications and research results.



AXES @ CBMI 2014

Posted by admin on April 16, 2014

CBMI brings together communities involved in all aspects of content-based multimedia indexing, retrieval, browsing and presentation. The 12th edition of the workshop will take place in Klagenfurt, Austria from June 18th to June 20th 2014.




Posted by admin on April 16, 2014

ICASPP is the world’s largest technical conference focused on signal processing and its applications. It will take place in Florence, Italy from May 4-9,2014.

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AXES is funded by

Posted by admin on April 12, 2014

AXES is a four year research project started in January 2011. Funded within the FP7 framework of the European Union; the goal of AXES is to develop tools that provide various types of user with new and engaging ways to interact with audiovisual libraries, helping them discover, browse, navigate and search archives.

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