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Jornada Aumentame Congress in Tarragona

June 4th, 2012 No comments

Javier Campos has been invited to the Jornada Aumentame Congress 2012 to give a talk about AR and new technologies in the context of education. VENTURI has been introduced as a project, creating the link on how the AR technologies evolving from the project can be used to enhance educational use cases (slides).

Update (July, 10th 2012): a video of Javier’s presentation is available on YouTube.

6th European Forum on e-Accessibility: Jacques Lemordant contribution

April 5th, 2012 No comments

VENTURI technologies have furthermore been disseminated at the 6th European eAccessibility Forum held in Paris at the end of March 2012 (more), a conference organized by the Institute of e-Accessibility (IAN) under the high patronage of the French president Nicolas Sarkozy. Here, Jacques Lemordant from consortium partner INRIA gave a presentation on what will be the next generation of accessible pedestrian navigation systems as envisioned in VENTURI, with a focus on visually impaired people. The presentation slides are available here, and the videos from the talk below.



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ISMAR 2011 tracking competition: won by VENTURI partner Metaio

April 5th, 2012 No comments

At ISMAR 2011 in Basel 26th-29th of October, 2011, VENTURI partner metaio participated in the tracking competition, which is one of the most important international Augmented Reality conferences. The tracking challenge was based on a general logistics scenario commonly encountered in industrial Mixed Reality settings, with a worker having to pick a list of items in a storage facility. metaio succeeded to win the competition based on their 3D tracking and registration technology, which also forms the basis of the planned VENTURI developments. Detailed information about the contest can be found on the official conference site and the web, including the challenge rules (more), detailed results of all sub-contests (more), and a user report (more).





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Joint presentation of VENTURI partners ST-Ericsson and Metaio at the Mobile World Congress 2012

April 5th, 2012 No comments

In Barcelona (Spain) on the February 27th several consortium members attended the Mobile World Congress 2012. metaio and ST-Ericsson demonstrated 3D marker-less tracking technology in a miniature city tracking as a preliminary implementation of the first VENTURI use case. The demonstration was presented in both ST-Ericsson’s private and public booths (see photos below), and an accompanying press release has been published on metaio’s website (read more).




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ST Ericsson press release

February 29th, 2012 No comments

To accelerate the creation and adoption of technologies that enrich people’s daily experience, ST-Ericsson, a world leader in wireless platforms and semiconductors, and STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announce their collaboration in the VENTURI (immersiVe ENhancemenT of User-woRld Interactions) European scientific project dedicated to mobile augmented reality.

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More Press Releases

November 14th, 2011 No comments

Italian language Press Releases


On November the 11th, some Italian newspapers located around Trento featured VENTURI:


Pagina Corriere AA

Corriere dell'Alto Adige, Giovedì 10/11/2011, Pagina 13


Pagina L'Adige

L'Adige, Giovedì 10/11/2011 - Pagina 29


Pagina Corriere TN

Corriere del Trentino, Giovedì 10/11/2011, Pagina 13


Italian language Online Press Releases


There was also some activity in the science online newspapers Galileo and Alpha Galileo.


First Press Release available

November 9th, 2011 No comments

Kick-off ‘press release’ for VENTURI in English, Italian and Spanish.

Here you can find an HTML version of it in English or in Italian.

Below the new video: