Project P-53


Virtual Interactive Studio for Television Applications using Networked Graphical Supercomputers (VISTA).


The main objective of the project is the integration and demonstration of a generic and extensible telematics platform that supports the execution of scenarios in the domain of real-time interactive television, which can be regarded as the realisation of a Virtual Interactive Studio (VIS). The virtual interactive studio offers facilities of mixing real time and synthetic objects in any combination controlled by the television viewers at home.The public broadcasting companies BRTN and VPRO are the broadcasting partners or technical users of VISTA.

Period of project

01 January 1997 - 31 December 1997