For the 67th Berlinale in February 2017, ARRI joined forces with the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI) in order to create a unique Virtual Reality experience for Audi Germany. Visitors of the Audi Lounge at Potsdamer Platz could take a seat behind the wheel of an Audi Q7 and drive themselves past the crowds of fans on the red carpet at the Berlinale Palace and feel like a star at their own film premiere – in Virtual Reality, of course. Read more …
General Meeting of Members from media:net berlinbrandenburg
Before the last Champions League quarterfinal rematch media:net traditionally invites its members to a general meeting on 19 April 2017. media:net is going to inform about last year´s developments and future activities. One representative from each member company is eligible and entitled to vote.
Date: 19 April 2017 Time: 6 pm Location: KPMG, Klingelhöferstr. 18, 10785 Berlin
production:net BREAKFAST at Audi City Berlin in Course of Film Festival achtung berlin – new berlin film award
In the course of the film festival achtung berlin – new berlin film award media:net berlinbrandenburg invites to the production:net BREAKFAST on 21 April 2017. The keynote given by Kerstin Polte (Managing Partner & Creative Director, Serienwerk GmbH) as well as the panel discussion with Dr. Kathrin Brunner (CEO, Starberry, the media factory) are going to be about “The future of series“.
Date: 21 April 2017 Time: 9 am to 12 pm Location: Audi City Berlin, Kurfürstendamm 195, 10707 Berlin
NAB Show 2017 – Fraunhofer HHI and Partners at the Annual Spring Convention
This year’s trade show takes place in Las Vegas from 24–27 April 2017. Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute will have a joint booth with Fraunhofer IIS and Fraunhofer IDMT and can also be found at the VR and AR Pavilion. Altogether five demos related to 360° video and VR are going to be exhibited by Fraunhofer HHI: 3D Human Body Reconstruction, live HEVC streaming of 360° 10K x 2K panoramas over satellite, an interactive navigation in 360° 10K x 2K panoramic video on a UHD screen and on VR glasses, the extra light new generation OmniCam-360 with closed sphere and live stitching, and tile based DASH streaming for VR with HEVC.
Also check out our partner’s booths! ARRI, Dolby, Lawo, Rohde & Schwarz and Sony will present their exhibits at the NAB Show.
NAB Show 2017 – Rohde & Schwarz Expert Stephen Birdsong on Next Generation Cinema: How You Package It – IMF Case Study – Master, Myth, and Mystery
IMF, or interoperable master format, has come a long way since its inception in a studio conference room nearly a decade ago. But what is it really? A spec? Something resembling a standard? This presentation and discussion between industry colleagues involved from the beginning will revolve around where the industry finds itself in relation to the format, how far we've come, and recent testing designed to make IMF the standard it promises to be. Listen to industry experts from Rohde & Schwarz, Pixar Animation Studios and Marvel Studios at NAB Show on 23 April 2017.
2nd Hands-On-Workshop – Diagnostic and Interventional Endoscopy
The 2-day seminar Diagnostic and Interventional Endoscopy is thematically related to the 3IT project 3DInMed. It is going to take place in Erlangen on 12 & 15 May 2017. The workshop is organized by Fraunhofer IIS in cooperation with the hospital Waldkrankenhaus St. Marien and the German Society for Biomedical Technology (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Biomedizinische Technik). The focus will be on practical learning objectives, methods, devices and current developments in the field of medical engineering. The goal of this seminar is to encourage the exchange between physicians and engineers to achieve a better understanding for each other’s challenges and needs and to provide a common interface.
Click here for more information and registration. Please note that this event is held in German.
Workshop on 3D Cinematic VR at Festival de Cannes
For the past five years, Stereopsia (formerly known as 3D Stereo MEDIA) has chosen Festival de Cannes to launch its season via a 3D Cinema Workshop, held at an exclusive location near the Croisette. The workshop consists of a set of dynamic presentations and panels on a specific theme, followed by a networking reception. This year’s topic is "The 3D cinematic VR chain, from capture to distribution". The preliminary program is available and will be updated on this website.
This workshop is undoubtedly "the place to be" at Festival de Cannes for all things concerning 3D cinema & 3D cinematic VR, and more generally 3D immersion.
Date: Friday, 19 May 2017 Time: 10 am to 12:30 pm Location: Hotel Radisson Blu in Cannes, France
It’s a stone’s throw from the Palais des Festivals. From there you get a great view of the harbor and Mediterranean Sea. Participation is free of charge, but access requires prior registration by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) until Tuesday, 16 May 2017.
"GAMES – made in Berlin-Brandenburg" at Gamescom 2017
For the sixth time, "GAMES – made in Berlin-Brandenburg" is going to be a headline at gamescom. This year the biggest fair for interactive games and entertainment will take place on 22–24 August 2017. The stand of the two federal states Berlin and Brandenburg will be home to 15 companies from the capital region during the fair.
The following companies will be presenting themselves at the booth that is funded by the European Fund for Regional Development: Altagram, App Annie, Games Academy, Gamevil, Gaming Aid, Humble Bundle, Magix, Mothership, Promotion Software GmbH (Serious Games Solutions) and simplaex.
On 13 and 14 September 2017, media:net berlinbrandenburg coordinates the Berlin-Brandenburg trade fair stand at dmexco (digital marketing exposition & conference). This year, the following companies are exhibitors: adspree media GmbH, adsquare, Advanced Store, aumago, Banking Check, exozet, Ingenious Technologies, Red Pineapple Media, remerge GmbH, Siteimprove, Syrcon und Visual Meta GmbH.