Made for Mobile Database

Author: Universit├Ąt Wien, Entertainment Computing (EC)

Partner: Yes

Contact: Information for the database may be obtained by contacting Werner Robitza ( Yohann Pitrey ( Shelley Buchinger ( Helmut Hlavacs (




Total: 22

Resolution: 1080p and 720p


The Made for Mobile Database is a collection of video sequences made by the University of Vienna. It is specifically targeted at the evaluation of video quality and content production rules with regards to the contrast between mobile and classical television. The Made for Mobile Database consists of a total of 22 professionally produced clips: 12 mobile episodes (3 episodes, 2 variants, in 2 languages), 4 news show clips (1 episode, 2 variants in 2 languages), 4 sports clips (2 episodes, 2 languages). All clips are available with English and German audio tracks. The database only consists of SRC videos.


To get in contact and receive download instructions, please write an informal mail to Werner Robitza ( We would ask you to leave your personal data (name, e-mail address) and affiliation with us.

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Copyright: Entertainment Computing Research Group, University of Vienna The contents of the Made for Mobile Database are available free of charge, but only on personal request. Permission is hereby granted, without written agreement and without license or royalty fees, to use, copy, modify, and distribute this database (the video and audio material, the results and all the source files) and its documentation for any purpose, provided that the copyright notice in its entirety appear in all copies of this database, and the original source of this database, Entertainment Computing Research Group, University of Vienna is acknowledged in any publication that reports research using this database.

References and Citation

Please cite the two works [BWL12], [RPN12] listed under References.


  • BWL12: S. Buchinger, J. Wippersberg, K. Lojka, K. Macher, W. Robitza, M. Nezveda, P. Hummelbrunner and H. Hlavacs: Mobile TV Content Design Rules, in: TV Content Analysis. CRC Press, Taylor Francis LLC, 2012
  • RPN12: W. Robitza, Y. Pitrey, M. Nezveda, S. Buchinger and H. Hlavacs: Made for Mobile: A Video Database Designed for Mobile Television. In VPQM - Sixth International Workshop on Video Processing and Quality Metrics for Consumer Electronics, 2012