The avant-garde of XR research visits Gelsenkirchen
18 university teams from all over Germany made their way to the Places _ VR Festival in mid-September to take part in the DIVR Science Award 2021 with their research project. In the underground [...]
Rethinking the city: lala.ruhr at the Places VR Festival
Imagine Green Urban Futures: This was the motto of lala.ruhr’s programme at the Places VR Festival. The aim was to transport the idea of a greener city in immersive images. Conventional plans and [...]
And the Winner is: Digifactura!
Five startups competed on Thursday 16.09.2021 to win the Places _ Startup Pitch. Digifactura from Bochum was able to prevail over the four other startups. The company, which provides a VR archive [...]
Making the web safer – in just 24 hours!
Whether it’s hacker attacks, espionage or security breaches – problems around the topic of IT and data security occupy corporations and start-ups, municipalities and ministries. During the 24 [...]
Throwback to the Places _ VR Festival 2021!
From 16 to 18 September, Bochumer Straße in Gelsenkirchen presented itself for the third time as a centre for the German and international VR scene. The wide range of applications showed that VR [...]
Saving lives with VR and AR
In an emergency, every second counts – fast workflows are therefore essential. With VR and AR, it is possible to make the training of medical professionals even more efficient with virtual [...]
International VR and AR Art at the Places _ VR Festival
Art and culture have always been an important part of our social coexistence and have constantly evolved, just like people. VR and AR now add a whole new component that opens up new worlds. This [...]