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WEKIT on AWE EU 2018

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Interested in developing the roadmap for future research and development in augmented reality training? Please fill out the WEKIT roadmap development questionnaire .   On October 18 to 19, 2018 in Munich, Germany, WEKIT organizes a talk and booth at the Augmented World Expo Europe 2018. Please use the discount code 18EUWEKIT27 for getting a […]

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TEDx Talk on Reality as a Medium

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Dr. Fridolin Wild from Oxford Brookes University gave a TEDx talk on ‘reality as a medium’, speaking about truth, reality, and perception, and how we can hack into perception to actually ‘make’ reality. On the talk on 27th of October 2017 he showed many examples from the WEKIT project’s first trial. Check out the full […]

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Shaping Future Workplaces: Symposium in Berlin

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The WEKIT Community was represented at a major symposium on the topic of “Future Workplaces” on January 29th, 2018. The event took place in the political Berlin as one of the first events of the “Science Year 2018 – Working Life of the Future”, proclaimed by the German government. Organized by the German Informatics Society […]

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Call-for-Artists: WEKIT Project Shortlisted for Hosting an Artist

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The selection committee of the H2020 Vertigo project selected the WEKIT project for the participation in the further process and the Call-for-Artists. The Vertigo project is a Coordination and Support Action (CSA) supported by the H2020 Program of the European Commission and funds participation of artists in residencies aiming at producing original artworks featuring innovative […]

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wekit.one Player Tested in ISS Columbus Mock-Up

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WEKIT partner VTT used the development version of WEKIT.one player during the final presentation of the ESA-funded EdcAR project. The WEKIT.one player features were tested during a filter change test procedure in the ISS Columbus training mock-up in the European Astronaut Centre. Test outcome, pictures and more information can be found on VTT’s news page.

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Two of the Three Most Popular Projects in the Requirements Bazaar Are Coming From Afghanistan

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The Requirements Bazaar is the open innovation platform used in the WEKIT community to gather use cases for the WEKIT prototypes. Its main goal is to bring together users with requirements and developers with capabilities to implement those needs. While the Requirements Bazaar has been successfully deployed and further developed in several European funded research […]

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WEKIT Open Innovation Platform Presented at Open Source Conference in Brussels

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Requirements Bazaar, the Web-based tool for open innovation used in the WEKIT Community, was presented at FOSDEM on Sunday, the 5th of February 2017. Located in Brussels, FOSDEM (Free and Open Source Software Developers’ European Meeting) is one of the biggest open source conferences worldwide. It is organized as a non-commercial, two-day conference that attracts […]

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AR Standards Hackathon: Highlights of Day 1

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Following the introductory social event on Friday, 15 April, the AR Standards Hackathon has moved full steam ahead this morning with brainstorming of various AR use cases. The atmosphere at the RWTH i5 Computer Science Center hosting the event is full of creative vibes thanks to the great efforts of the organisers and the ideas […]

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WEKIT Partners Launch Stakeholder Survey

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The WEKIT partners are pleased to invite all stakeholders in Augmented reality (AR) and wearable technologies (WT) to share their experience and future expectations of AR and WT in learning and training by participating in a short expert survey. The aim of this survey is to harvest feedback from interested stakeholders that will be used […]

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WEKIT Explained in 90 Seconds

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The first video has been just published, explaining the WEKIT concepts is 90 seconds. The video illustrates experience capturing and re-enactment, with examples of the practical use of augmented reality and sensors. You can also subscribe to the WEKIT Community channel, to get new videos as they are published.