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ARTDAYS2013: ART presents VR/AR applications & news

02/21/2013 08:00
02/22/2013 17:00

A.R.T.‘s (Advanced Realtime Tracking) first company event in 2013 will be a combination of conference, inhouse-exhibition and discussion panels, in cooperation with many partners. Visitors will get the chance to join interesting presentations and experience the installations live at the exhibition. Key topics of the event will be:

  • VR Tracking Solutions
  • Motion Capture
  • Tool Tracking
  • Window to the World
  • Research & Development.

Come and join 1 ½ days of technologies, applications and presentations: theory and practice in one event!

Register until December, 15,  2012!

Registration and further information at: www.ar-tracking.de


Date: February, 21 & 22, 2013

Location: Starnberg, Germany

Web3D 2011

06/20/2011 08:00
06/22/2011 08:00

June 20 , 21 and 22, 2011: Paris, France

Early Registration Deadline Reminder - Friday May 6th, 2011


Sixteenth in the series, the 2011 International Web3D ACM Conference will address a wide range of topics about 3D on the World Wide Web and on Multimedia Devices. Topics include: tools, object retrieval, rendering, modeling, distributed virtual environments, exposing large-scale databases, Web-wide human-computer interaction, and innovative applications


The conference will be held in

Paris, France, at "Les Cordeliers"

June 20 , 21 and 22, 2011


More information on the conference, registration, venue, program and papers is available at:  http://www.web3d2011.org


Join a large innovative community of content and application developers deploying real-time 3D graphics applications and showcase your 3D content and technology! Submit your  INNOVATIVE 3D application or content to demonstrations@web3d2011.org by May 20, 2011.  More information on the Web3D showcase/demo is available at: http://www.web3d2011.org

I/ITSEC 2011

11/28/2011 08:00
12/01/2011 08:00

More info to come

IVR 2011

06/22/2011 08:00
06/24/2011 08:00

IVR 2011 in Tokyo, Japan, June 22-24

What is 3D & Virtual Reality Expo (IVR)?

3D & Virtual Reality Expo (IVR) is Japan's largest exhibition where you can experience all kinds of cutting-edge 3D technology and super high definition image technogloy.

IVR attracts a significant number of users from manufacturing industries, amusement industries, broadcasting stations, image producing companies, content production companies, telecommunication companies, public offices, public offices, universities and research centers, who are looking to buy solutions for their businesses.

CyberTherapy 2011

06/19/2011 08:00
06/23/2011 08:00

CyberTherapy 2011 in Quebec, Canada, June 19-23

(WorldViz Conference Workshops June 19, 22 and 23)

ITEC 2011

05/10/2011 08:00
05/12/2011 08:00

ITEC 2011 in Cologne, Germany, May 10-12

Throughout two decades the ITEC conference has provided a forum for the discussion of issues of key importance to the global training community. The resulting meeting of minds has always been stimulating and productive.
Anne O'Reilly, Conference Chair

* Gather the latest insight from academics and recent industry studies on current and future concerns, and feedback to your unit

* Evaluate the most effective training methods being utilised by European militaries

* Understand how you can adapt emerging technologies to ensure your business operates in a more efficient and economical manner

* Open up channels to consolidated buying programmes across European militaries

To download the new conference brochure, including the full 3 day multi-track programme, click here.

ITEC 2011 Exhibition

Join thousands of military and industry visitors to make contact with over 110 international exhibitors, from systems integrators to SMEs, offering innovative solutions to the training and simulation market.

Laval Virtual 2011

04/06/2011 08:00
04/10/2011 08:00

Laval Virtual 2011 in Laval, France

Pervasive 2011

06/12/2011 00:00
06/15/2011 00:00

Pervasive 2011

Pervasive 2011, the Ninth International Conference on Pervasive Computing, is coming to San Francisco in June 2011.

This annual conference is the premier forum for researchers to present their latest results in all areas related to architecture, design, implementation, application and evaluation of pervasive computing. Pervasive 2011 will include a highly selective single-track program for technical papers, accompanied by late-breaking result posters, videos, demonstrations, workshops, a doctoral colloquium and other events.

ISMAR 2011

10/26/2011 08:00
10/29/2011 08:00

Call for Papers and Participation
The Tenth IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality
Oct. 26-29, 2011, Basel, Switzerland

[pdf version: http://ismar11.org/ismar2011_data/docs/CFP_ISMAR_2011.pdf]

The fields of Mixed Reality (MR) and Augmented Reality (AR) seek to
interactively combine real and virtual objects and environments in
3D. The basic paradigm enables fascinating new types of user
interfaces, and is beginning to show significant impact on industry
and society. The field is highly interdisciplinary, and MR/AR concepts
are applicable to a wide range of applications.

This year we are proud to present the 2011 IEEE International
Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR 2011). The symposium
will be held on Oct 26–29, 2011 at Congress Center in Basel,
Switzerland. We invite you all to participate in this great event for
the exchange of new ideas in this exciting field! ISMAR now invites
contributions in two programs: the Science & Technology (S&T) program
and a complementary Arts, Media and Humanities (AMH) program.

* Science and Technology Track *

In recent years, MR/AR has been expanding from an exciting research
proposition into a publicly-acknowledged technology.

The field is highly interdisciplinary, combining work in disciplines
such as signal processing, computer vision, computer graphics, user
interfaces, human factors, wearable computing, mobile computing,
computer networks, displays, and sensors. The growing interest in
MR/AR applications is creating new challenges for research in all of
these areas.

We invite submissions in the general field of Mixed and Augmented
Reality. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, MR/AR
aspects of:

- Sensing;
- Modeling;
- Information presentation;
- Interaction;
- Human factors;
- System architectures;
- Displays;
- MR/AR applications.

* Arts, Media & Humanities Track *

The 2011 ISMAR Arts, Media and Humanities chairs invite artists,
designers, architects, urbanists, and scholars to explore the
potential of Mixed and Augmented Reality within their respective
fields. We welcome artifacts, musings, probings, discourses, and
insights to be presented at ISMAR 2011 in the form of papers, posters,
art exhibits and performances, panels, workshops, demos, and

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, case studies,
deployments, prototypes, and evaluations of Mixed and Augmented
Reality in:

- Art;
- Media art;
- Performing arts;
- Architecture;
- Urban design;
- Cultural heritage;
- Game design;
- Toys;
- Social media;
- Transhumanism;
- Design research;
- Product design;
- Advertising and marketing.

Submission Categories

The following are the categories of solicited types of work for both
tracks. For detailed submission and formatting instructions, visit the
website at http://www.ismar11.org

* Papers and Posters (S&T and AMH)

Regular written papers and posters are solicited. All accepted papers
and posters will be published in the proceedings. Papers must have a
minimum of four pages and maximum of ten pages, while posters are
limited to two pages.

Note, that there is only one category for papers --there is no
distinction between full and short papers. The acceptance for
publication will be partly based on the contribution per page of the
paper. For example, a paper in six pages will be expected to have more
contribution than one with four pages.

Material simultaneously submitted to ISMAR and another venue will be
rejected without review. Please see the web site for full details.

* Innovation Workshops

ISMAR 2011 will have a series of workshops the day before the
conference to cover the innovative applications of MR/AR and newly
emerging areas of MR/AR. We invite you to submit workshop proposals
with pioneering research and fresh application areas.

* Informative Tutorials

The purpose of the tutorials is to expand the knowledge of the MR/AR
community. Topics can range from introductory for MR/AR novices to
highly technical for MR/AR researchers. We invite individuals or teams
interested in presenting such a tutorial to submit proposals.

* S&T Demonstrations

ISMAR 2011 provides exhibition space for showing demonstrations of
MR/AR to the community. These demonstrations can take the shape of
live, interactive demos, lab/corporate exhibitions, or both.

* Art Exhibits

ISMAR 2011 is soliciting new art that exploits MR/AR as a medium. We
encourage artists to provide proposals for works implemented with AR
technologies, as well as for works based on mixed reality concepts.

Selected work will be shown in the electronic arts festival, Shift,
which hosts a traditional exhibition environment. Presentations and
panel discussions for invited artists will be held at the conference

* Tracking Competition & AMH Contests

The first Tracking Competition at ISMAR’08 caught much attention. For
ISMAR 2011, we will complement this contest with design and game
contests. Details regarding the contests (rules, dates) will be made
available on the ISMAR conference website in June.

Important Deadlines

Paper and Poster Abstracts: May 11
Paper and Poster Submission: May 18
Workshop and Tutorial Proposals: June 3
Art Exhibits: June 3
Demonstrations: August 15
Tracking Competition Entry: August 15

Organization and Contact

General chairs:
Prof. Martin Wiedmer, FHNW
Dr. Vincent Lepetit, EPFL
Program chairs:
Science and Technology:
Prof. Jun Park, Hongik University
Prof. Gerhard Reitmayr, TU Graz
Prof. Greg Welch, UNC
Arts, Media and Humanities:
Dr. Raphael Grasset, HIT Lab NZ/ICG
Jan Torpus, FHNW
Mark Podlaseck, IBM Research


The symposium will be held at the Congress Center in Basel,
Switzerland. Basel is located in the very northwest of Switzerland at
the borders to Germany and France. It can be conveniently reached by
Basel/Mulhouse Airport or Zurich Airport (one hour by train).

Gerhard Reitmayr
Institute for Computer Graphics and Vision
tel: ++43 316 873 5082


08/07/2011 08:00
08/11/2011 08:00

Conference: 7-11 August 2011
Exhibition: 9-11 August 2011

Submission Deadlines
Art Gallery
14 January 2011

Art Papers
14 January 2011

Game Papers
18 January 2011

Technical Papers
18 January 2011

Student Volunteers Applications
14 February 2011

General Submission (Courses, Emerging Technologies, Panels, Posters, Talks, The Studio)
18 February 2011

18 February 2011

Computer Animation Festival – Films
15 April 2011

Real-Time Live!
15 April 2011

Late-Breaking Work (Late-Breaking Posters, Late-Breaking Talks)
6 May 2011

Computer Animation Festival – Animation Clinic
10 May 2011

All deadlines are at 22:00 UTC/GMT. To determine what time that is where you are, you can use a converter such as The World Clock.


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