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WEKIT and the Future of Work in Germany

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Many people in Germany are concerned about the future of work. For this reason, the German government has devoted the Science Year 2018 to Working Life of the Future. At RWTH Aachen University and the Catholic Church have organized an interdisciplinary series of event (in German) to discuss different perspectives of the topic with people […]

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Impressions from the WEKIT Booth at AWE Europe 2018

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The third and final community event as specified in the DoA took place at one of the mixed reality industry’s largest trade fairs, the Augmented World Expo 2018 EU (AWE EU). Themed “Design Competition”, the event aimed at “innovating new use cases beyond the original ideas of the project, addressing on the first place those […]

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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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Deadline Extension: 2nd Workshop on Human Computer Interaction Perspectives on Industry 4.0 @ i-Know 2017

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We are very happy to announce the Call for Papers of the 2nd Workshop on Human Computer Interaction Perspectives on Industry 4.0: http://cms.igd-r.fraunhofer.de/hcii40/call-for-participation/, co-organised by Victoria Pammer, Mario Ähnelt, Ralf Klamma, Tobias Ley, Ronald Maier, Thomas Meneweger, Manfred Tscheligi and Daniela Wurhofer. Today we are facing a new era of industrial automation and interconnection which drives […]

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Perspectives on Wearable Enhanced Learning: Current Trends, Research and Practice – Call for Chapters

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Perspectives on Wearable Enhanced Learning: Current Trends, Research and Practice An edited volume by Ilona Buchem Ralf Klamma Fridolin Wild to be published by Springer, New York Springer website: http://www.springer.com Dedicated website: http://ea-tel.eu/special-interest-groups/well EasyChair submission: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=wellspringer2018   Introduction Wearable technologies – such as smart glasses, smart watches, smart objects, or smart garments – are potential […]

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1st International Workshop on Mixed and Augmented Reality Experience Capture (XCAP’17)

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Call for Papers    1st International Workshop on *Mixed and Augmented Reality Experience Capture* (XCAP’17) at the 16th IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR) When the user of a Mixed and Augmented Reality (MAR) device is in an experience, the real world with the synchronized digital assets are perceived. The user’s senses […]

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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.