Exhibiting Roborig at Rome Maker Faire 2016

In Maker Faire Rome, we will present our most recent project: Roborig – a telepresence robot that enables users to feel immersed in a remote, augmented reality. Telepresence, refers to the technology that enables the feeling of being present in a remote location, is finally becoming an accessible possibility, at least visually, thanks to the combination of 360-videos and virtual reality headsets …

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“Sissa in Festa” Exploring Sense of Smell with Virtual Reality?

This year’s Sissa in Festa event will explore odours, hopefully mostly the good ones. 😛 Sissa in Festa is one of those outreach programs of Sissa. It aims to bring the fundamental sciences that are under study at the institue closer to locals, be it families with children or students and academics in other fields. The theme this year is …

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Eigen Studio at Trieste Mini Maker Faire 2016

(Yes normal-sized makers are also welcome! 😛 ) Trieste Mini Maker Faire is a very lively gathering you should not miss if you are in town! It will be hosted at the Miramare Campus of ICTP like the last years. The venue is accessible with bus number 6 with a very scenic bus ride of the sea and woods. We …

Virtual reality at last!

Dear Eigens, Some very exciting but long overdue news from your beloved Eigenstudio: we are collaborating with a very talented company, Fantastificio, to work on Virtual Reality applications! Fantastificio entered in the exciting world of 360 videos, to be experienced using a head mounted display such as Oculus Rift or Samsung GearVR. They asked us to land a hand in …