About Semantic Time

Semantic Time (a.k.a. Styme) is a research project on interactive multimedia systems. The goal is to create a set of theoretical and software tools to simplify the development of multimedia applications, particularly those that allow users to interactively manipulate the timeline of audio and video.

The Semantic Time Framework is a software library implementation for Mac OS X that incorporates these ideas. It is a "meta-framework", in that it sits on top of the existing Mac OS X frameworks, including QuickTime, Core Audio, and Core Video. Software is distributed under the GNU General Public License.

Demo applications for the Semantic Time Framework include Beat Tapper and POlite. More information can be found on the Apps section of this website.

For more information, contact Eric Lee (ericlee [at] ieee.org).