Topic: interactivity

photomediations
Photomediations: An Open Book on tour

Photomediations: An Open Book, produced by one of the pilots of the Europeana Space, has recently enjoyed an enthusiastic response from a variety of international audience. Continue reading


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About teamLab, Tokyo-based digital artist collaborative

teamLab, founded in 2001, is a collaborative creative group that brings together professionals from various fields of practice in the digital society: artists, programmers, engineers, CG animators, mathematicians, architects, web and print graphic designers and editors. Referring to themselves as “ultra-technologists” their aim is to achieve a balance between art, science, technology and creativity. teamLab ultratechnologists believe that digital technology can expand art and that digital art can create new relationships between people; they work for an interactive relationship between people and art and for children experiencing shared and co-creative spaces. Continue reading


Zamani team in Meroe
Zamani Project: report from Meroe, Sudan

Led by Prof. Heinz Rüther, since 2004 the Zamani project has been documenting African historical sites with the aim of creating accurate digital records for future generations. In March 2015 the Zamani partners went back to Sudan, where they had previously been to document the temple complex of Musawwarat es-Sufra. Objective of the new mission was to digitally record the Pyramids of Meroe (Begarawiyah), recognised as UNESCO World Heritage. Continue reading


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GHOST: Technology that leaps out of the screen

Exciting new technologies, which allow users to change the shape of displays with their hands, promise to revolutionise the way we interact with smartphones, laptops and computers. Imagine pulling objects and data out of the screen and playing with these in mid-air. Continue reading


Representatives of the signatory institutions
International model for an eSchool in DCH

On Monday 29 June 2015, the networked school of digital cultural heritage, arts and humanities was presented at the Aula Magna Cavallerizza Reale of Turin’s University. It is an Italian model, conceived on a European and international perspective, grouping together over fifty organisations with the aim of creating a “scattered campus”, able to activate a nationally coordinated training offer which constructs a complex of digital competences. Promoter SRL among the participating institutions. Continue reading


TV
Europeana TV pilot testing the Berlin Wall application for smart TV

In February 2015, a lab test was designed to investigate the usability of the Berlin Wall application, which is representative of an interactive TV application using valuable cultural heritage content. The test was conducted with the on-air application. Test participants were … Continue reading


SphèrAléas, Gregory Lasserre and Anaïs met den Ancxt
Tech and Art meet in Scenocosme

Presentation of two France-based artist, Gregory Lasserre and Anaïs met den Ancxt, working together under the name Scenocosme. In their works, Gregory and Anais develop the concept of interactivity by using multiple kind of expression: art, technology, sounds and architecture. They so design interactive artworks and choreographic collective performances where spectators share extraordinary sensory experiences. Continue reading


The Chemical Brothers
Sónar+D: digital creativity & innovation technology

Sónar+D, being held in Barcelona on 12, 13 and 14 June 2015, will bring together experts from all over the world (technologists, entrepreneurs, artists, businesses and researchers) to present and project the initiatives and tools that will shape future creative experiences based on music, images, interactive content and transmedia platforms. Sónar+D is a forum with an intersectoral approach aimed at professionals of the creative, technological and cultural industries, which fosters interaction between them, the exchange of knowledge, debate, the exposure of talent and the generation of business. Continue reading


Barcelona, la Rambla del Mar
CENTRIC 2015: user centric technologies and services

CENTRIC 2015 continues the series of events focusing on human-oriented and personalised mechanisms, technologies and services, commonly known as I-centric. The conference will provide a forum where researchers shall be able to present recent research results and new research problems and directions related to them. The conference seeks contributions presenting novel result and future research in all aspects of user-centric mechanisms, technologies and services. Continue reading