Standardisation

Researchers in the network participate in drafting regulations, standards, or high-level documents in European and international bodies (ISO, UNE, ITU, CEN, EBU…) to ensure accessibility is taken into account in public policies.

Past Activities

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    Geneva (Switzerland)

Several UN agencies came together for the first UN Virtual Worlds Day, a date to explore and discuss how the metaverse and virtual environments can help achieve the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals). Researchers from the network, Anna Matamala, Estel·la Oncins, and Pilar Orero (TransMedia Catalonia), participated in the event.

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    16:30
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    Geneva, Switzerland

Pilar Orero, TransMedia Catalonia's researcher, participates in the 5th ITU Forum on integrating virtual and physical worlds in the metaverse with digital twin as a speaker in the Session 2: Exploring Use Cases and Reference Models for Integrated Virtual-Physical Worlds with Digital Twins.

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    Geneva (Switzerland)

Researchers Anna Matamala, Estel·la Oncins, and Pilar Orero (TransMedia Catalonia) participated in the seventh meeting of the ITU Focus Groups on the Metaverse (FG-MV). The sessions involved dialogue, debate, and the development of high-level standards and documents.

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    Online

To commemorate World Autism Awareness Day (April 2), TransMedia and Xarxa AccessCat researcher Pilar Orero participated in the webinar on Immersive Inclusivity: Enhancing Virtual Worlds with Accessibility, an event to celebrate the diversity within the autism community and to recognize the importance of creating environments that embrace everyone, regardless of their neurodiversity. This webinar is held in the frame of the Digital Transformation Dialogues.