Cultural and creative industries

//Cultural and creative industries
Cultural and creative industries 2016-10-23T16:52:55+00:00

Eurecat, a specialist in innovative products and solutions

We conceive and carry to term projects with a high component of industrial research behind them. We work to develop customised solutions that meet the needs of companies, groups of companies, etc.

Our technological and scientific capacities are centred on:
•Image processing .
•Qualitative and quantitative methods to generate knowledge on the correlations between social behaviour and the social media .
•Experimental psychology: Evaluation of cognitive and emotional impact .
•Audio processing (multichannel audio and 3D audio)
•Sector intelligence

Projects that to some extent involve the application of previously generated technological assets, to solve new industrial problems.
That stem from specific market studies, assessments, customer requests, suggestions based on the state of the art, interviews with sector leaders, new ideas, extensions based on previous tasks, etc.
Professional guidance offering expert advice in an area of specific expertise or experience. This can include specific, highly specialised training.

Eurecat, technological scientific advances to the service of the media industries

Eurecat has industrial R & D teams specialised in: image processing and 3D audio; the generation of knowledge of the interaction between social behaviours and the social media; the evaluation of cognitive and emotional impact; interaction with contents; and strategies for the innovation and economic growth of the cultural and creative industries.

In all of these areas, Eurecat has worked extensively with public and private companies in the sector. The specialised staff members, who have a deep understanding of the sector in general and particularly of the Catalan sector, have the technological infrastructures necessary for the transfer of knowledge and technology to the industry. In a word, this enables innovation in the presentation and management of heritage and cultural projects, culture-based entertainment and tourism, regional development and the creative economy.

Eurecat has state-of-the-art equipment and infrastructures:

A 3D audio laboratory, a UX Lab (perception and cognition) and high-performance graphic processing systems.

New products and solutions in the field of sound , image and perception and cognition

Imm sound, pioneer immersive audio technology for cinemas

Imm sound is a pioneer in immersive 3D sound for the film and audiovisual contents industry. This is the leading technology on the world market in terms of the number of theatres, with screens in the United State, Europe, Latin America and Asia.

The start-up Imm sound, which was created by Eurecat-Barcelona Media, was purchased by Dolby Laboratories. The first film to use Imm sound technology was The Impossible, by Juan Antonio Bayona, a winner of both the Gaudí Award and the Goya Award in 2012.



Eurecat – Barcelona Media has designed and developed Kalium, a tool that enables contents to be monitored on Twitter and Facebook, thanks to the exploration and characterisation of conversations on these social platforms, through:

– The distribution of tweets, posts y comments through time, the users and the analysis of contents, as well as the most widely followed contents.

– The geographical distribution of geo-located opinions.

– The networks and exchanges of opinion, comments and replies among users, their importance in the network and the associated contents.

3FLEX-Depth enabled workflow for flexible 2D and multiview video production

Definition and development of a new advanced workflow for flexible 2D:
Stereo and multiview video production, capable of processing and making use of the image + depth information and the development of the basic components for its execution.

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