Topic: interactivity

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Coding, puzzling, advertising. Marketing is only a step away from digital art.

We had the pleasure to interview Mr. Kris Meeusen of Lab 101, a creative place where games, applications, mobile, and interactive installations come to life. For Citroen’s new marketing campaign, a special 3D puzzle was designed to fit into a holographic projector set in the Paris’ store. Kris talked with us about coding, advertising, anamorphism, and more. Continue reading


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Holographic projection at the Citroën flagship store

the visitors will be engaged by digital technology, with an all-new dynamic and sensory 4D cinema experience created in the Racing area, and the Citroën Social Club, a new area dedicated to social network platforms where customers and fans can virtually stay in touch. Visitors are also encouraged to express their creativity at touch kiosk where they can virtually customize the new cars, while 3D printers are on show modeling the lines of the most recent models. Continue reading


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Ikea launches augmented reality app lets you preview digital furniture in your physical house

Augmented reality may be the most interesting thing ever to happen to the Ikea catalog. With the 2014 Ikea catalog app, not only can you preview Ikea’s furniture in 3D, but for the first time you’ll be able to use your smartphones to see exactly how the digital items will look in your home. Continue reading


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Serendip-o-matic: Let’s your sources surprise you

One Week | One Tool is a project that gives developers one week to create and build a tool that will be of use to digital humanities scholars. The project ran at the end of July and on friday August 2, 2013, the Center announced that they had made a tool that pulls data from the Europeana API, among others, to facilitate serendipitous discovery. Continue reading


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The epigonion: sounds from the Ancient world

‘Stories from the Grid’ is a series of short films which explore how researchers from different scientific disciplines are using cutting edge grid computing technology to advance their work. The second episode is dedicated to Domenico Vicinanza, a product manager at DANTE and a professional music composer, that describes how he used a technique called physical modelling to recreate the sound of the epigonion’s 48 strings. Continue reading


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The Brighton Digital Festival 2013

The Brighton Digital Festival is a unique contribution to digital festivals worldwide, as it not only puts communities into direct access with digital events for free, but includes debates that raise issues such as the way digital media could be incorporated into education to enhance learning.
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LuBeC Conference 2013 – “CULTURA: password for future”

The ninth edition of LuBeC will take place in October 17th and 18th 2013 in the traditional beautiful venue of Real Collegio in Lucca and will continue on the 19th with “Lucca open for LuBeC”, when the city will offer the LuBeC participants special openings … Continue reading


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ECLAP Social Graph

The Social Graph proposes a new approach for navigation within content and related resources and also improves social interaction between users of the ECLAP platform. The basic idea for this navigation tool is to make the user experience much more intuitive, associative and social; this will definitely lead to find new connections within the content and with other users on the ECLAP portal.
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The Bloomberg Arts Engagement Initiative

From June 2013, five cultural centres will receive from the Bloomberg Arts Engagement Initiative 15 million dollars to improve the accessibility to their museums through the use of mobile technology, including 3D imaging and GPS. The five centres to receive funding are the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, The New York Botanical Garden, and the Museum of Modern Art. From our correspondent Lucia Ruggiero. Continue reading


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FST, digital integrated and crossmedia communication in Tuscany and beyond

Fondazione Sistema Toscana is a no profit partecipative foundation to enhance the Tuscan territorial system through integrated multimedia communication tools and international initiatives. The Foundation is involved in the field of web 2.0, digital communication, territorial marketing, online touristic promotion. It is also now entering in the European landscape to boost its competencies through EU projects. Continue reading