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KMi invites external speakers to present their work to the lab. We also welcome approaches from researchers who are interested to present their work. Please contact either the KMi staff member who is working in your field, or the seminars coordinator, Anna De Liddo.

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Past Events

ARToolKit Open Source Software

ARToolKit was the first commercially available SDK for Augmented Reality.  Following its acquisition by DAQRI, it has been released Free and Open Source under an LGPL license. The presentation discusses how ARToolKit underpinned the past...

Presenter: Ben Vaughan
Organisation: DAQRI Inc
Webcast date: Tuesday 07 July 2015
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Extending the World Wide Web Without Internet

The World Wide Web is widely viewed as a premier global mechanism for communication, information and knowledge sharing between people. However, this is not at all a trivial thing. Although the Web is global, still billions of people on the...

Presenter: Professor Hans Akkermans
Organisation: The Network Institute, Web alliance for Regreening in Africa (W4RA, www.w4ra.org), VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Webcast date: Thursday 02 July 2015
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An Introduction to OpenUIX

The new capabilities of Augmented Reality systems facilitate the definition of new interaction mechanisms that take into consideration the real (physical) world to create compelling user experiences. However, the lack of a proper HCI model...

Presenter: Mikel Salazar
Organisation: Deustotech (University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain)
Webcast date: Tuesday 30 June 2015
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Fostering an international initiative to mitigate the barriers of full participation for geoscience students and practitioners with disabilities

The importance of experiential learning is well documented in geoscience literature.  However, experience-based learning often places profound barriers on individuals with physical and sensory disabilities seeking to obtain certifications...

Presenter: Dr. Christopher Atchison
Organisation: University of Cincinnati and the International Association for Geoscience Diversity
Webcast date: Monday 29 June 2015
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A new concept in online universities

Founded in 2009, UNIR has become the biggest private University in Spain. We will learn, in this brief presentation,...

Presenter: Rafael Garcia
Organisation: Universidad Internacional de La Rioja (UNIR)
Webcast date: Tuesday 23 June 2015
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