Creating Spaces @ Borgloon
Friday May 4, a new part of Z-OUT is opening at the Monastery of Colen in Borgloon. There will be a festive inauguration of the new artworks of Aeneas Wilder and Wesley Meuris. Also, our new and improved version of the multi-touch system will be launched. You can explore our large 55 inch multi-touch table and try our system on a tablet!
Creating Spaces & Future Formers @ e-culture fair 2011!
Two of our projects namely Creating Spaces and Future Formers are selected for the e-culture fair 2011. This fair aims to showcase a diverse selection of Flemish e-culture projects concerning digital heritage, user participation, gamification, edutainment, the internet-of-things, open source collaboration and innovation etc.
The event will be held at the Ethias arena in Hasselt, on wednesday 16 and thursday 17 november. The e-culture fair aims at everyone who is curious about the digital culture of today and tomorrow. It is a unique chance to discover en try out projects, and to meet developers, project managers and designers. So if you would like to explore our multi-touch table or view some artworks resulting from the Future Formers project, come and visit us at the fair!
Creating Spaces @ PIT, June 5
The first prototype of our new multi-touchsystem will be shown this Sunday at the opening of ‘PIT’ which is the first exhibition of Z-OUT (Z33) in Borgloon. This event will take place at the Stroopfabriek where a large 42 inch LCD multi-touchtable is placed to experiment with. This table will only be present at the opening but, during the exhibition, there will be a 23 inch multi-touchscreen for quick consulting at the touristoffice and the ‘old’ multi-touchtable will be present in the library of Borgloon for more in-depth exploring. More information about the exhibition can be found here.
New mayor brings multitouch table ‘Creating Spaces’ to Ford Genk
Wim Dries, the new mayor of the city of Genk – where our research group is situated – organized a speech for some leading persons in the factory building of car brand Ford. The factory was the location for an official event of more than 550 persons, an ideal space for a speech about work and business. It is also an important statement by the mayor to bring all these important people to Ford, because there has been some discussions going on about the future of the organisation in Genk.
The mayor used the multitouch table we have been designing/rethinking with Z33 and EDM (University Hasselt) for some years now in the framwork of an EFRO research project, under the name ‘Creating Spaces‘. It was nice to see our table “at work” in this different context.