You work in an international team, and you have 48 hours challenge to build an XR-prototype. Present it the public.
Best project wins €1000.
VME lab and University of Vaasa are a partner in the event!
XR Ocean is a network of Extended Reality enthusiasts around the Baltic sea. Behind XR Ocean there is non-profit organization that wants to build awareness and competence in XR! More about XR OCEAN …
Register latest 10th October 2021 23:59 CET.
The challenge starts 15th Oct 6 pm CET and ends 18th Oct 6 pm CET
Are you interested in game research, user experience and emerging technologies like AR/VR/XR, 3D, eye tracking? Perhaps you are in the middle of your studies or you have otherwise a strong interest in technology? You may want to check the research assistant position at the VME lab?
Find out more and apply here.
Our accessibility specialist Juho-Pekka Mäkipää is competing in the SFV Start! – challenge. The challenge seeks social innovations to help all children and young people thrive in their lives regardless of their background. The purpose is to find new solutions that tackle inequalities so that everyone has a chance to reach their full learning potential.
Twelve teams have been nominated to the challenge. Juho-Pekka represents the University of Vaasa and user interface research in the team “Read and write with the digital tools in your pocket” that works works towards a system which at an early stage helps families and the school to recognize hereditary reading and writing difficulties, and with a low threshold implements the digital compensatory tools that help the student in knowledge acquisition.
VME is eagerly following the competition – Good luck Juho-Pekka & team!
Read more about the challenge: https://start.sfv.fi/en/
works as a university teacher and PhD-candidate in computer science at School of Technology and Innovations
in the University of Vaasa.
Juho-Pekka’s research interest are web accessibility, usability, user experience and user participation (citizen science).