The (CARPE 2004) covered "capture, retrieval, organization, search, privacy, and legal issues" surrounding "continuous archival and retrieval of all media relating to personal experiences"; speakers included Steve Mann and Gordon Bell.
Open Source Competition
Starting in 2004, ACM Multimedia hosts an Open Source competition, providing an award for the best Open Source computer program(s).
2009: , MPEG-7 photo annotation and retrieval
2006: (CLAM), an open source framework for audio and music research and application development.
2005: , a GPU accelerated Computer Vision Library.
2004: Two winners
, an audio programming language for real-time synthesis, composition, performance, and analysis.