Our demonstration "Forest SaVR – A Virtual-Reality Application to Raise Awareness of Deforestation" received the best demo/poster award at the 2020 GI VR/AR Workshop in Trier, Germany. The 17th edition of the main event of the VR/AR special interest group of the German Informatics Society was held virtually/online due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Iris Kremer received the BiCS best project award for her first-year project, where she developed a web-based editor for georeferenced data. In her follow-up project ObDrop, she created a mobile AR application that enables users to place and interact with digital objects, which are shared with and visible to other users nearby.
Prime Minister Xavier Bettel visited our "My Life as a Robot" stand showcasing a VR-based remote robotic telepresence solution at the FNR Researchers’ Days 2018 in Esch/Belval, Luxembourg’s research and innovation hub. The sixth edition of this national science and research fair attracted more than 6,500 attendees over the course of two days. The strong presence at our stand throughout the event bid our capacities to strength with around 50-60 full system demonstrations per day to diverse visitor and age groups.
Our paper "CollaTrEx - Collaborative Context-Aware Training and Exploration" received the best paper award at the 2016 EAI International Conference for Design, Learning and Innovation in Esbjerg, Denmark. The conference is a prime venue for novel, trans-disciplinary approaches to interactive digital experiences, including virtual and augmented reality.