PSNC – Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center (PL), Spin Digital Video Technologies GmbH (DE), Marché du Film — Festival de Cannes (FR), Visualization Center C (SE), Ars Electronica Futurelab (AT)

The EU-funded project Immersify has been dedicated to current and future challenges that immersive media entail. The project researches technical possibilities with regard to video compression of immersive media and how immersive media content and tools can be designed interactively and promoted in the creative and media industry in Europe. Some of the content produced within the project will be showcased during this year's Ars Electronica Festival:

Journey to Future Ink Open Lab
Ars Electronica Futurelab (AT)

In the Future Ink Open Lab, visitors are invited to the studio space of the Ars Electronica Futurelab, where the joint research team develops the Space Ink technology. Space Ink combines Wacom’s pen and tablet technology with Ars Electronica Futurelab’s advanced drone technology called Spaxels, to envision a future where we can draw in any space with a pen.

Ars Electronica Futurelab Creative Question Challenge (CQC)
Ars Electronica Futurelab (AT)

The CQC brings together two speakers from different disciplines and backgrounds and a facilitator – called Catalyst – to create questions for the world to ponder within a 30-minute time limit.

Cascade – 8K Future Projects
NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) (JP), Ars Electronica Futurelab (AT)

In Cascade, a series of installations with diverse 8K contents in vertical formats is created to integrate the 8K technology into our daily lives in new ways. Three usage scenarios are defined to represent diverse styles of content.