Following up on 3 months of being part of the Combine. Vidrovr is selected to receive followup funding for the incubation program.theCombine
The NewsRover team won two major challenges sponsored by New York City Media Lab. In the Combine program sponsored by NYC Economical Development Commission, the team was selected with major funding to identify products and develop business plans impacting the media industry.
The News Rover system was presented at the 2014 NYC Media Lab Annual Summit and won the second place demo prize. Click here to check the article from NYC Media Lab.NYC Media Lab
The News Rover team presented the News Rover system at newsKDD, a KDD workshop at Bloomberg in New York City.
The News Rover system was presented at the November 2013 New York Tech Meetup alongside several other projects out from the academic sector at the beautiful NYU Skirball Center For The Performing Arts. It was exciting to present our revolutionary new way of getting context for your news!NYTM
Work on News Rover presented in part at ACM Multimedia (MM) 2013 won the Multimedia Grand Challenge 1st Place Award in Barcelona, Spain. The work was entitled “Structured Exploration of Who, What, When, and Where in Heterogeneous Multimedia News Sources”.ACM MM 2013