The ACM international conference on interactive experiences for television and online video took place in Chicago from the June 22-24. As the leading international conference for presentation and discussion of research into interactive media experiences, the call for papers attracted submissions from Asia, Europe, and the United States. Also MPAT was presented during a meeting and received positive feedback.
The Digital2016 conference and exhibition took place at The Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales on the 6-7th of June. The event was filled with inspiring talks from, for example, Google, Twitter and Microsoft bringing together over 2,000 delegates from a wide range of industry sectors. In addition, Leadin gave a speech about “The Future of Interactive TV”, which demonstrated how MPAT could provide innovative means for interaction between viewers and broadcasters. Lancaster University also attended the event providing insight into the discussion following the presentation.