Topic: interactivity

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


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


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


Africa’s education techies hackaton for social good

Aim of the game, taking place on May 17 – 20 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is in the title: over four intensive days of competitive creation, participants of “Gamify it! Hackathon!” will set out to prove whether it’s possible to achieve a measurable impact towards sustainable development through fun and engagement. Jointly organised by GIZ, iceaddis and eLearning Africa, the hackathon will finish up at the eLearning Africa conference on May 20, where teams will present their newly-developed gamified tools. Continue reading


Hacking Culture Bootcamp SUPER-success in Amsterdam!

This weekend the first E-Space hackathon took place in Amsterdam, from the evening of the 8th until the 10th of May. The event, organised by the Europeana TV pilot of E-Space project, was challenging game and app developers, storytellers and interactive designers to create new multi-screen experiences with a focus on digitised historical footage. Winners will now fly to London for an intensive Business Modelling Workshop! Continue reading


Digital Culture and Interactive Art

On 14 May 2015, cultural sector operators, designers, experts, artists and scholars are meeting in Siena for a brainstorming organised by the DiCultHer project around the three topics: the digital promotion of cultural heritage, the interactive experience design, the cultural initiative for social innovation and experiential tourism. The event will contribute to define the strategies for the project “Networked School in Digital Cultural Heritage, Arts and Humanities” (DiCultHer). Opening speeches by Angelo Riccaboni, Carmine Marinucci and HM Irene Pivetti. Continue reading


European Grid Infrastructure Conference

The EGI Conference 2015 will be held in Lisbon, Portugal between 18-22 May, 2015. The event will be hosted by EGI.eu and IBERGRID (a partnership between the Portuguese National Distributed Computing Infrastructure (INCD) and the Spanish National Grid Initiative). The … Continue reading


Scénographies de l’éclat, by Montel and Fischnaller

Did ancient statues living in the traditional museums lose their radiance and divine feature? New technologies, combining 3D imagery and multisensory visitor experience, enable to recreate within an innovative space the ancient splendour of the Greek plastic. Sophie Montel recognises … Continue reading