*Call for Videos*
ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing
colocated with ACM The 18th International Symposium on Wearable Computers
Seattle, WA, USA, Sep. 13-17
- *Submission due: May 30*
- Notification: June 20
UbiComp/ISWC 2014 welcomes the contribution of videos illustrating
inspiring visions of future systems that are grounded in today's technical
reality, demonstrate the practical application of research results and the
functionality of ubiquitous computing systems. We also welcome
contributions that visualize the outcome of research and development
projects that are not directly or exclusively linked to a specific system.
We encourage the submission of videos either as new material or as
supplemental to paper submissions (e.g., in order to illustrate particular
aspects of a system). In order to be eligible, videos should not have been
previously presented in any other formal video program.
At the conference, the video program will be interleaved into the regular
paper program. Video authors will have a chance to answer questions from
the audience after their video is presented.
UA UbiComp/ISWC 2014 video submission should include:
- A 4-page extended abstract (Template:
For details about template and submission see the “Submission” section
- A self-explanatory video: The video should not require the viewer to
read the abstract.
The video should adhere to these guidelines:
- Format: Accepted formats include MPEG4 (e.g. H264 codecs) and Apple
QuickTime. However, MPEG4 format is strongly encouraged.
- Resolution: At least VGA size (640 x 480 pixel). Wide-screen is also
- Length: between 3-8 minutes.
- Size: No larger than 100 MB.
Submissions (i.e., the 4-page abstract plus the video) should be submitted
online through the PCS submission
a single ZIP file that contains both the PDF and the video file. *Submitting
same video to both Ubicomp and ISWC is not allowed.*
Videos will be judged primarily on the quality of their content, the
clarity of their presentation, quality of production, their interest and
relevance to UbiComp/ISWC. If the video is accepted, a high-quality format,
suitable for DVD production, will be required for the final version. The
authors will have to grant UbiComp/ISWC 2014 the right to redistribute it
freely, which means that it must not contain any material subject to
Video submissions should *not* be anonymized!
Videos from previous years can be found in the ACM Digital Library. Should
you have any questions regarding potential submissions, including copyright
issues, please contact the UbiComp/ISWC 2014 video chairs at
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To make the video content that goes into the ACM digital library more
accessible to a wider audience, we highly recommend you to follow our
- If possible, make *captions* available for your video in respect of
any audio content provided.
- Ensure that *text and illustratory content* are clear, using San-Serif
Fonts (e.g. Arial,Tahoma, Trebuchet). Please also ensure that red and
green are not used together for diagrams and text, and aim to ensure as
high a degree of contrast in relation to this content.
- Try to ensure that your video complies with the
people with photosensitive *epilepsy*.
- If your video does not comply with the aforementioned epilepsy
standards, or contains content which could be offensive or upsetting,
please provide a *warning* (written and oral) at the beginning of the
video so that potential viewers have an option not to view this content.
- Please provide *audio descriptions* of key visual content. This is to
assist some people with visual impairments follow the narrative of your
We look forward to seeing you at UbiComp/ISWC 2014!
Ubicomp/ISWC Video co-chairs:
Tsutomu Terada, Kobe University
Seungyon "Claire" Lee, Google [x]
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