Vicomtech-IK4 is an applied research centre for Multimedia, Communication and Visual Computing Technologies located in San Sebastian (Spain). Vicomtech-IK4 is a non-profit foundation established in 2001. Vicomtech-IK4 has a strong record in ICT technology transfer and applied research with companies (more than 90% of them are SMEs) in different sectors. Vicomtech-IK4 is member and co-leader of the ICT Unit of the IK4 Research Alliance, the Basque technological alliance of Applied R&D Centres with more than 1400 researchers (24% PhD) and more than 83 million Euros in EU FP7 projects in the period 2007-2013. Vicomtech-IK4 is also part of the GraphicsMedia.net international alliance, specialised in applied research with organisations in the fields of ICT, Computer Graphics and Digital Media, with several partners in Germany, Portugal, Italy, Spain and Panama.