Author: Efstratios Geronikolakis

Increasing mixed reality usage in the modern workplace while Microsoft Hololens is expanding to 29 new markets

In the modern workplace mixed reality is expanding by helping real people solve real problems with real solutions. For instance, mixed reality is used in the modern workplace as: Remote Assist, Training, Design, 3D in office, Mixed Reality meetings and Mixed Reality Data & analytics. Mixed reality is evolving every day, in order to offer even better quality and more functions.  Also, the use of mixed reality is increasing as Microsoft Hololens will expand to 29 new markets, bringing mixed reality closer to even more people and organizations, making it more accessible to them. This could be useful in...

Read More

Reactive Content: A new innovation in immersive storytelling

  Storytelling plays a very important role in Virtual Museums. That is, because the way that an exhibition is presented in virtual or augmented reality is crucial, as it one of the first elements that a visitor notices and also it accompanies him through his virtual visit.  It is very important for a virtual curator to be rendered in high quality and with correct illumination in order to look more realistic to the visitors. But what if that virtual curator could respond to the visitors according to their personalities, or generally react to them? That is what the ‘Reactive...

Read More

A new Virtual Museum with the help of virtual reality

The technology of virtual reality is evolving every day. As the price of the headsets becomes lower, more and more people gain access to this techonology, something that makes it more popular. This technology allows the user to enter a virtual world and explore it in various ways.What if this virtual world was a museum? The Kremer Collection is available in a virtual museum, which can be accessed with the help of virtual reality, by donning an HTC Corp. Vive headset and holding a wand to point and click the way across the walkways to galleries. This VR gallery has been...

Read More

Virtual and augmented reality technologies become part of the Tower of David museum.

Virtual and augmented reality, the two technologies that play an important role on the cultural heritage preservation, have recently become a part of the Tower of David museum. Startups that develop virtual and augmented reality technologies are spread in the nooks of the museum, working on their projects and testing them there. These projects have to do with the cultural heritage preservation of the museum and also they make the historical sites of the museum more interactive and alive. For instance, there are some projects that allow the visitors to see some areas the way they looked like in...

Read More

Discovering Ancient Athens through Virtual Reality.

Virtual Reality is a technology that not only allows users to view things that normally do not exist in our world, but it also gives them the feeling that they are actually a part of this virtual world.  The benefits of this technology in preserving our cultural heritage will be great, because apart from allowing the visitors of a museum or a monument to see what it looked like in the past when it was firstly created, it also makes them feel like they are transferred in the past, something that will be an amazing experience for every visitor....

Read More
  • 1
  • 2

Upcoming Events

Nov
27
Mon
all-day TA2 Experts Conference in Maribo... @ ACE KIBLA Maribor
TA2 Experts Conference in Maribo... @ ACE KIBLA Maribor
Nov 27 all-day
TA2 Experts Conference in Maribor: Virtual Storytelling in Cultural Heritage @ ACE KIBLA Maribor
Conference title: Virtual Storytelling in Cultural Heritage European Project: Virtual Multimodal Museum / ViMM Section: Thematic Area 2 Directions Venue: Multimedia Centre KIBLA and KIBLA PORTAL, Maribor, Slovenia Date: 27th of November, 9:00 — 18:00[...]
Nov
29
Wed
all-day HECTOR International colloquium ... @ Palace of the Academies in Brussels.
HECTOR International colloquium ... @ Palace of the Academies in Brussels.
Nov 29 all-day
HECTOR International colloquium 2017 @ Palace of the Academies in Brussels.
The HECTOR research project is pleased to invite you to its International colloquium which will take place the 29th November 2017 in the Palace of the Academies in Brussels. The colloquium « Trust (in) the Digital[...]
Feb
28
Wed
all-day Informal meeting of EU Ministers... @ National Palace of Culture
Informal meeting of EU Ministers... @ National Palace of Culture
Feb 28 all-day
Subject: Culture as an inclusive value of Europe Place: Sofia, National Palace of Culture
Mar
1
Thu
all-day Eighth Meeting of ASEM Ministers... @ National Palace of Culture
Eighth Meeting of ASEM Ministers... @ National Palace of Culture
Mar 1 – Mar 2 all-day
Subject: “Culture as Soft power in International Relations. EU’s strategic approach“ sub – Supporting culture as an engine for sustainable social and economic development; – Promoting culture and intercultural dialogue for peaceful inter community relations[...]
Mar
15
Thu
all-day International conference @ Sofia
International conference @ Sofia
Mar 15 – Mar 16 all-day
Subject: “Copyright in the Digital Single Market”
Mar
26
Mon
all-day International conference @ Plovdiv
International conference @ Plovdiv
Mar 26 – Mar 27 all-day
Subject: “Cultural heritage – for  a more reliable Europe”
Apr
12
Thu
all-day European Borders and Encounter R... @ Vienna
European Borders and Encounter R... @ Vienna
Apr 12 – Apr 14 all-day
Conference on the occasion of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 in Vienna from April 12th till 14th, 2018 The conference is organized by the local organizing comitee that includes Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schmale[...]
REGISTER NOW!