From 14 - 15 February the Technology Innovations Days 2017 took place at the 3IT. Hosted by Lawo, Rohde & Schwarz, Sony and Arista the two days were packed with information and workshops about modern UHD and HDR technologies in live production, automated audio signal processing for broadcast and a wide range of IP Technology aspects. The event was a complete success: “This is a corporation synergy event at its best. This time our partner LAWO widened its focus by inviting three other powerful partners. We had a lot of fun and we hope we can do this again soon,” said Kathleen Schröter, Executive Manager of the 3IT and Head of Corporate Communications of Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute.
With over 130 participants from diverse branches it was the first event of its kind and also the first big landmark in the 3IT calendar in 2017 during the Berlinale. Check out the photo album here to get a visual impression.
3IT Partners at Berlinale 2017
The “Berlin International Film Festival“ is one of the biggest film related events worldwide. This year it was held for the 67th time from 9 - 19 February 2017. About 400 movies from around the world were screened in the course of the festival. In addition to that other events connected to cinema took place, for example the Avant Première Music + Media Market Berlin.
We are proud to announce that Dr. Johannes Steurer, representing our partner ARRI, was taking part in “Virtual Reality: The Interactive Science Hub” and informed participants about camera and display technologies for 360° video and VR in comparison to the capabilities of the human vision. Also our partner Sönke Kirchhof from INVR.space and reallifefilm international was exhibiting his projects at the VR TRYOUT AREA as part of the VR Con Business Mixer. In addition to that INVR.space created two unique VR screening venues with a selection of the latest and most exciting VR films in cooperation with the European Film Market. Visitors had the opportunity to experience VR first hand at Berlinale over a period of 6 days.
3IT Project 3DInMed at DGE-BV Meets Endoskopie Live
From 06 - 08 April 2017 the interdisciplinary congress DGE-BV MEETS ENDOSKOPIE LIVE is going to take place in Berlin. Many national and international experts of the field of medical engineering will present the latest established methods of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. Highlights are going to be a live demonstration and a large exhibition. The 3DInMed project of the 3IT will also be introduced. On Thursday, 06 April 2017 there will be various workshops as part of the DGE-BV Trainingscenter.
You can still sign up for the event until 19 March 2017. Have a look at the DGE-BV website for more information. (The congress will be held in German!)
10th Serious Games Conference
The Serious Games Conference is part of the Cebit 2017 and will be an inspiring event on 23 March 2017. It is organized by nordmedia and BIU and is going to be interesting for representatives of the economy as well as for researchers. This year the focus lies on Augmented and Mixed Reality. Kathleen Schröter will be moderating exciting discussions and panels covering various aspects of the topic. Speakers of the Ministry of Economics, Labour and Transport, Microsoft, Cologne Game Lab, be!columbus innovations, RetroBrain, Hochschule Hannover and many more are going to be there and bring together different industries.
To have a look at the program, please click here. (The conference will be held in English!)
3D Stereo MEDIA becomes stereopsia
At the 8th Awards Ceremony of 3D Stereo MEDIA this past December, the new event name from 2017 onwards was announced. From now on, it is under the banner of "stereopsia" that the summit will continue its journey.
The new name perfectly matches the theme of this international event. It is a combination of the ancient Greek words "stereo", which means volume, and "opsis", standing for vision or perception. stereopsia remains faithful to its DNA: the goal is to promote the vision in volume, whether via 3D cinema or 3D cinematic VR, VR/AR, or soon via holography or light field. Another novelty is that from now on the professional part of the conference will be held in Brussels for better accessibility and international visibility.
All these changes are going to be progressively integrated into the new website www.stereopsia.com, which will be published at the beginning of March. Until then www.3dstereomedia.eu remains accessible.
New Partner Media Deals
We are very a happy to announce our new partner Media Deals. The European investor network has been congregating business angels and early-stage venture capital funds since 2008. Their focus lies on the creative industries and digital media. Media Deals started off their partnership with a great event at the 3IT. Last Thursday the Berlin Laval Virtual Days 2017 took place. Exciting talks about topics like transport, marketing, communication, culture, health, training, etc. were held in correspondence with Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality. We’re looking forward to further exchange of knowledge and innovations in the future!
Survey for 15th medien.barometer 2017: Innovation Made in Berlin-Brandenburg
Brave new world: Drones deliver packages, refrigerators reorder groceries and language assistants have philosophical conversations. But how do entrepreneurs in Berlin and Brandenburg assess themselves when it comes to innovation? What factors hamper innovation? What boundary conditions should be given? All this the Medienboard and media:net berlinbrandenburg want to find out with your help, within the scope of the medien.barometer which is their annual business climate index.
Please take a few minutes to answer the questions online. The results of this representative survey help to evaluate the media industry and to discover dynamics and trends early so that funding conditions and parameters can be arranged. Please click hereto participate. Thank you for your support! (Please note that the questionnaire is provided in German language only.)
University meets Economy – Best Practice
Media.connect brings together universities and media companies as part of the event series “Hochschule trifft Wirtschaft” or “University meets Economy” on a regular basis. The event provides information about how young founders and alumni manage to successfully break into the business community with the help of universities and economy collaborations. This time five Berlin-Brandenburg universities introduce themselves, their projects and cooperation on the basis of examples of best practice. Registration is required.
Date: 28 February 2017 Time:6 pm Location: Hochschule Macromedia, Mehringdamm 33, 10961 Berlin
Terms of Application: Exhibition Stands at gamescom and dmexco
In 2017 media:net and games:net are organizing the exhibition stands at gamescom and dmexco for companies from Berlin-Brandenburg again. Exhibitors can book one or more steles or a table in the lounge. Applications are due by 28 February 2017.
gamescom in Cologne: 22 - 24 August 2017 dmexco in Cologne: 13 - 14 September 2017
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