EuroVR President at AVRA Days Skolkovo

EuroVR President Marco Sacco has been invited to present the EuroVR Association during the Russian event “AVRA Days Skolkovo”.

Taking place on October 24th 2017 in Moscow, the conference AVRA DAYS Skolkovo will show the possibilities of AR / VR-technologies for solving business problems and integration into business processes and to have a talk about the efficiency of technology implementation.

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*Extended Deadline* for Scientific/Technical Papers for EuroVR2017

Following requests from several authors, the General Chairs and International Programme Committee have agreed to extend the deadline for the Scientific and Technical papers to Tues 3rd October at 12:00 CEST.

The deadline for Industrial Abstracts, Posters & Demos (long abstract) remains Fri 13th October. For more information on submission, visit the EuroVR2017 website.

IEEEVR 2018, Reutlingen, 18 – 22 Mar, 2018: Call for Papers

Since 1993, the IEEE Virtual Reality conference has been the premier international venue for the presentation of research results in the broad area of virtual reality (VR). Similarly, the IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces (3DUI), which started as a workshop at IEEE VR in 2004, has become the premier venue for 3D user interfaces and 3D interaction in VR environments. This year VR and 3DUI have been merged into a single IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces, with the short name IEEE VR.

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EuroVR 2017, Laval, 12 – 14 Dec, 2017: Call for Papers

EuroVR 2017 will take place in Laval, France on 12 – 14th December, 2017. Bringing together people from industry, commerce, and research, including technology developers, suppliers and all those interested in virtual reality, augmented or mixed reality (VR, AR, MR) and 3D user interfaces, to exchange knowledge and share experiences of new results and applications, enjoy live demonstrations of current and emerging technologies, and form collaborations for future work.

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Call for AR/VR Large initiative

The EuroVR President’s Open Letter to all the VR & AR Stakeholders:


Dear “Interested Stakeholders”
,

The European Association for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality (EuroVR) jointly with NEM (New European Media) platform is shaping a large initiative (Think Virtual) in order to support the future development of AR/VR and its application.

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Sónar+D Conference partnership with EuroVR

EuroVR is glad to announce a partnership with Sónar+D Conference, an international event covering digital transformation of the creative industry – involving also Virtual and Augmented Reality.

Members of the Association can benefit of:

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SALENTO AVR 2017 and the Virtual Reality Summer School near Lecce, Italy, both announced for June

Salento AVR have announced two events taking place near Lecce in Italy this July – 4th International Conference on Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Computer Graphics (SALENTO AVR 2017) and the Virtual Reality Summer School 2017. Read more

Virtual Reality: Research Interns – Bosch Human Machine Interaction team, California

Virtual Reality Research Interns

Bosch Human Machine Interaction team, Palo Alto, California, U.S.A.

Duration: 3 – 12 months
Start Date: As soon as possible
Degree Level: Masters or Ph.D. – Must be a current student or recent graduate (less than 1 year)
Major(s): Computer Science or related fields

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct advanced research and engineering in the area of virtual reality, e.g. robust hand tracking, multi-modal interaction in immersive virtual environment, and HMD calibration.
  • Apply research results to real-world cases with high quality implementation.
  • Integrate the resulting system/software into existing Bosch platform.
  • Summarize research findings in high-quality paper and patent submissions.

Qualifications:

  • Strong background in virtual/mixed reality, computer vision, machine learning and related fields
  • Proficient with multiple languages and libraries (C++, OpenGL, OpenCV, Unity3D, etc.).
  • Strong research and problem solving skills.
  • Good communication, teamwork and technical writing skills.

Desired Skills (not required):

  • Publication record in top venues (CVPR/ISMAR/IEEEVR/VRST/CHI/SIGGRAPH, etc.).
  • Experience with hand tracking and gesture recognition with commodity RGB/RGB-D cameras.
  • Experience with multi-modal interaction technology for VR application.
  • Experience with HMD calibration.

How to apply:

Please email your resume to rbvisualcomp@gmail.com with prefix “[VR Research Intern 2017]” in the subject/title.

Further information:

For further information on this position, see http://www.bosch.us/content/language1/html/15320.htm

 

Mixed and Augmented Reality: University Assistant with Doctorate – ICG, Austria

University Assistant with Doctorate, with Tenure Track to Position as Associate Professor

Institute for Computer Graphics and Vision, Graz, Austria.

Working area: Mixed and Augmented Reality

This full-time employment position (40h/week) is initially restricted to six years and offers the possibility of a qualification agreement for a tenured position. The employment is expected to start on May 1, 2017, and will be part of the Institute of Computer Graphics and Vision.

The position requires a completed PhD degree in computer science or a similar field.

We expect the following qualifications:

  • Excellent scientific qualification in Mixed Reality and Augmented Reality (MR/AR), especially computer graphics and visualisation methods for MR/AR and 3D user interfaces for MR/AR
  • International scientific publications
  • Experience with acquisition, management and scientific supervision of research projects
  • Experience in establishing a research group
  • Track record of scientific achievements, such as international prizes or awards
  • Teaching experience in relevant subjects
  • Network in the scientific community

Your job will involve the following duties:

  • Research on MR/AR, with the goal to earn international scientific reputation and visibility
  • Top-level international publications
  • Acquisition of third party funding for research (FFG, FWF, industrial
    projects)
  • Supervision of bachelor and master theses and support in the supervision of PhD students
  • Independent teaching in the bachelor and master program and introducing students to the world of visual computing
  • Service in the academic administration

The position will be paid according to category B1 of the collective contract of Austrian universities.

Graz University of Technology aims to increase employment of women in leading positions and as part of the research staff. We specifically encourage qualified women to apply. Please note that, all other aspects equal, women will be preferred in hiring.

How to apply:

Applications with supporting documents (copies of certificates and diplomas, CV, publication list, description of scientific and professional career, overview of previous and planned research and teaching, teaching evaluations if available) should be submitted preferably by email to informatik@tugraz.at and should quote the position identifier.

Closing date for applications:

18th February 2017

Position identifier: 7100/17/001

Invitation to a Consultation Meeting for H2020 and beyond at the European Commission on VR & AR

What follows is a letter from the EuroVR President, Dr. Marco Sacco, addressed to Companies operating in the VR/AR/MR field. Read more