Social Telepresence

Ars Electronica Futurelab (AT)

Ars Electronica Futurelab, Ground Floor
This part of the Open Futurelab Exhibition is only accessible via pre-booked guided tours.

What are new forms of social interaction over distance? During the 2020 pandemic lockdown, most of the world experienced social distancing. Under these circumstances, digital social presence in any form has become more important than ever, as social interaction is crucial for us humans. The Ars Electronica Futurelab and its partners research new ways to enrich one-to-one conversation, meetings of small groups and big gatherings over a distance: