Senior Researcher Njål Borch

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Work Package Leader
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WP4: Media Content Interaction and Accessibility


/ Biography


Njål Borch’s main focus for research is on advanced multi-device systems, hyper-personalization, cloud based processing services and multi-angle streaming. Borch has been work package leader of several large, international research projects. Borch holds a PhD in computer science from the University of Tromsø, with a focus on distributed P2P search infrastructures. Borch is also a founder and CEO of Motion Corporation, a company providing unique multi device synchronization services. The company started as a spin off from Norut (which is now part of NORCE). 

/ Publications

Publications from 2020 and before are not direct results of the SFI MediaFutures, but are key results from our team members working on related topics in MediaFutures.


The future technologies of journalism Conference

Tessem, Bjørnar; Tverberg, Are; Borch, Njål

Centeris, 2023.

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Responsible media technology and AI: challenges and research directions Journal Article

Trattner, Christoph; Jannach, Dietmar; Motta, Enrico; Meijer, Irene Costera; Diakopoulos, Nicholas; Elahi, Mehdi; Opdahl, Andreas L.; Tessem, Bjørnar; Borch, Njål; Fjeld, Morten; Øvrelid, Lilja; Smedt, Koenraad De; Moe, Hallvard

In: AI and Ethics, 2021.

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Unify Media and UX with timed variables Working paper

Arntzen, Ingar M; Borch, Njål; Andersen, Anders


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Mediasync Report 2015: Evaluating timed playback of HTML5 Media Technical Report

Borch, Njål; Arntzen, Ingar Mæhlum

2018, (Pre SFI).

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Media Synchronization on the Web. In: MediaSync Book Chapter

Arntzen, Ingar Mæhlum; Borch, Njål; Daoust, François

In: 2018, (Pre SFI).

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Multi-device Linear Composition on the Web, Enabling Multi-device Linear Media with HTMLTimingObject and Shared Motion Conference

Arntzen, Ingar Mæhlum; Borch, Njål; Daoust, François; Hazael-Massieux, Dominique

Media Synchronization Workshop Brussels, 2018, (Pre SFI).

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Økt samvirke og beslutningsstøtte – Case Salten Brann IKS Technical Report

Borch, Njål

2017, (Pre SFI).

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Timing - small step for developers, giant leap for the media industry, IBC 2016 Conference

Borch, Njål; Daoust, François; Arntzen, Ingar Mæhlum

2017, (Pre SFI).

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Data-independent sequencing with the timing object: a JavaScript sequencer for single-device and multi-device web media. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Multimedia Systems (MMSys '16) Proceeding

Arntzen, Ingar Mæhlum; Borch, Njål

2016, (Pre SFI).

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Mediasync Report 2015: Evaluating timed playback of HTML5 Media Journal Article

Borch, Njål; Arntzen, Ingar Mæhlum

In: Norut, 2015, ISBN: 978-82-7492-319-5, (Pre SFI).

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