Articles and reports

TNC20: see you in Brighton in 2021

The opening session of this year’s TNC conference was scheduled for today, 8 June 2020. As in previous years, PSNC was supposed to act as a technological partner. Unfortunately, the organizers, due to the persisting coronavirus epidemic, decided to postpone the conference for a year.

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Cinema of the future: immersive media

Immersive media change the perception of cinema. Due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, cinemas around the world remain closed. David Davies in his article on the IBC365 portal is trying to answer the question: which technologies can encourage viewers in the future to return to this form of entertainment? One of the responders is Maciej Głowiak – Head of PSNC New Media Department.

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VOXBOX: platform developed for the furniture brand

PSNC created an application for the VOX furniture brand that integrates numerous tools for modern remote customer service. Nowadays, in the era of coronavirus epidemics and restrictions associated with the virus, this application becomes very popular.

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Vertigo STARTS: Artistic fascinations with supercomputers

More and more often, modern technologies are perceived by artists and art creators as a potential inspiration and a kind of artwork material. One of the main goals of the Vertigo STARTS initiative, created under the aegis of the European Commission in Horizon 2020, is to stimulate synergy between artists or cultural institutions, and research and development institutes in the field of IT technologies. Last year’s edition of the program was attended by a conceptual artist from Berlin – Theresa Schubert, who resided at PSNC within the current project.

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About PSNC projects on the “Artificial Intelligence” portal

Recently, the media have been publishing many materials on PSNC and the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences’ participation in projects aimed at fighting the coronavirus epidemic. The press articles about the involvement of our Centre in such initiatives are available, among others, on the portal sztucznainteligencja.org.pl.

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European Robotics Week: interview with Alicja Laskowska

During last year’s European Robotics Week, PSNC presented robot applications in its own projects and products related to education, medicine, agriculture, new media and digital libraries. Alicja Laskowska from the Future Internet Services Department summarized the event.

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Bartosz Walter was a guest of Radek Brzozka’s program

Bartosz Walter, Ph.D. from PSNC Department of Scientific Data Platform Services performed as an expert on youtube popular science channel “Projekt Alpha”, run by the journalist Radek Brzozka. The program touched on the role of the Poznań Supercomputing and Networking Center and the Eagle supercomputer in the Polish scientific community. The possibilities of quantum computers were also discussed.

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“Street of Memories – Z 20”: Let’s rediscover the history of Zwierzyniecka 20

PSNC together with the Posnania City Publishing House invites you to participate in an unusual project. Nowadays, the “living” social innovation laboratories are located in the Art Nouveau tenement house at 20 Zwierzyniecka Street in Poznań. This place is called PSNC FutureLab. What was it like many years ago? Social action is supposed to help uncover these secrets.

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Euronews material about the INSENSION project

One of the most popular TV stations – Euronews prepared material about the Insension – Personalized ICT platform for people with PIMD project. The report is available on the station’s website and on YouTube.

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