Current world events influence the shape and way of thinking about education as never before. We are forced to abandon traditional forms of teaching in schools, but the dynamic development of new technologies including digital media can be very helpful. One of PSNC’s proposals within the framework of digital education is the PIONIER Research & Classroom project, which offers specialized educational services in the form of a coherent platform – an educational hub.
While school facilities are closed until further notice and students are subject to home quarantine, we encourage you to use PIONIER Classroom cloud services, which are free of charge. They allow you to take full advantage of the possibilities offered by e-learning. The only thing you need in this case is an internet browser. The services created by specialists from PSNC Innovative Education Laboratory give the following possibilities:
- run a teacher’s blog,
- share files with students,
- create interactive tasks
- organize a webinar for students.
During the Ars Electronica 2019 Festival (Linz, Austria), a network streaming show from Poznan, implemented by PSNC, was sent to Deep Space 8K in Linz. In the "Around Art" cycle, we'll take a closer look at one of the first live 8K implementations of this kind in the world.
The project, submitted by the cooperation of the "an_ARCHE New Music Foundation", the Telematics Laboratory of the Ignacy Jan Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznan and PSNC, was among 1200 beneficiaries for cultural activities online as part of the "Culture on the Web" program, organized by the National Center for Culture.
Scientists from the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Poznan developed the first Polish test detecting the presence of SARS-CoV-2. Recently, the Institute organized a press conference in the PSNC tv studio regarding the test and issues related to its production. Taking advantage of this opportunity, the PIONIER.TV team prepared several episodes of the popular scientific series entitled: "Hot Science".
After the long weekend in May, the second stage of lifting restrictions related to the coronavirus epidemic began in Poland. There is also an opportunity to handle matters personally at the Poznan City Hall. Therefore, the electronic system for booking visits has been restarted. PSNC prepared a new version of the service.
Who is a posthuman and what reflection of a posthuman can we find in the mirror of contemporary art? Błażej Oczkowski, together with the invited guests, will try to answer these questions in the latest episode of the "PIONIER Conversations" series.
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A remote lecture entitled: "Advanced technologies for immersive visualizations and 8K streaming" was organized in the 8K studio at the PSNC headquarters. This event was a part of the Modern Computer Networks course, led by Maciej Głowiak and Eric Skotarczak (PSNC New Media Department) for students of the Faculty of Computer Science of the Poznan University of Technology.
Preparations to the performance entitled: "Beniowski. Ballade without a hero” directed by Małgorzata Warsicka are in progress at Teatr Nowy in Poznan. Once again, PSNC will organize the broadcast online. This is already the third initiative of this type recently.
The Wielkopolska Team for the Safety of Children and Youth, chaired by the Governor of Wielkopolska Region Łukasz Mikołajczyk, invites school teachers from Wielkopolska to participate in a webinar devoted to the challenges faced by class teachers in times of remote education. The co-organizers of the event, which will take place on May 14th this year, will be the Wielkopolska Voivodeship Office, the Wielkopolska Education Office and PSNC.
This is yet another time during the outbreak of the coronavirus, that PSNC will organize a direct broadcast from Teatr Nowy (the New Theater) in Poznan. We invite you on Friday, 8th May to the performance „Dziewczynka z za/przyszłość boli tylko raz” directed by Mariusz Zaniewski. The event will be available through social media channels.
Take part in the webinar: Digital solutions in a manufacturing company. How to build a technological advantage in times of crisis?
The Future Industry Platform, Poznan Science and Technology Park and PSNC invite you to a technological meeting for manufacturing companies which plan to implement digital solutions. The meeting will be held in the form of a webinar organized on May 12 at 10:00.
The winners of the first Pan-European EUvsVirus hackathon were announced. The three-day competition gathered an extra-ordinary number of participants - over 20,00. The aim of the event was to create innovative solutions in the fight against the coronavirus epidemic. Representatives of the Poznan Center took part in the hackathon as mentors.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What tools can students, teachers and parents use in their home education? Questions about remote learning in Radio Emaus were answered by the Technical Director of PSNC (CTO) Dr Krzysztof Kurowski.