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CIVIT Tech Day Friday 12th January 2018 - welcome!

CIVIT is organizing its next Technology Day on the theme ‘VR Walkthrough’ on 12th January at 9.30 - 16.00 at TUT.

CIVIT has got new and more functional premises, modern new equipment and gathered relevant research expertise. We invite passionate researchers, talented students, industry stakeholders, and everyone interested in the CIVIT activities to take part in the CIVIT re-opening.

Come and enjoy a keynote by Prof. Marcus Magnor from TU Braunschweig, Germany and presentations by companies such as Varjo (Finland) and Omnifinity (Sweden) and walk through inspiring demos. We will demonstrate an omnidirectional treadmill for ultimate VR experience, advanced AR visualization platforms, Lidar to point cloud conversion, mobile robot platform for scene capture and SLAM, and much more. We will discuss the important steps of creating immersive VR experience with experts from the Academia and Industry.

More information at the CIVIT web pages

Register here latest by Wednesday 10th January at Eventbrite


The Centre for Immersive Visual Technologies is a nationally wide research facility jointly funded by Academy of Finland and TUT. We provide first class facilities, equipment and research expertise for professionals and students. We want to offer you—the professionals and the students—to be part of this journey with us in exploring how the immersive visual technologies can be a useful new tool for scientific, marketing and entertainment purposes.

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More information: professor Atanas Gotchev phone +358 40 849 0733

News submitted by: Kirsi Poutanen-Roti
News updated by: Sanna Kähkönen
Keywords: science and research