April 11, 2013

Next S3D Community Meetup: Wednesday the 17th of April!

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Join the S3D Centre at Emily Carr for the first Stereoscopic 3D Meetup of the year: “Research and Demonstrations Showcase”.

Be the first in Canada to see the groundbreaking research happening in our own backyard. Featuring researchers from Canada and demonstrations of the latest in software + plugins for S3D, don’t miss this showcase. As with all meetups, this is also free for everyone. REGISTER HERE Schedule and Topics:

  • 7pm: Maria Lantin will give a brief overview of the GRAND Network Centre of Excellence and the MOVITA project in particular.  Projects from the partner Universities (ECUAD, SFU, UBC, Concordia, Ottawa, York, NSCAD) will be outlined. Alan Goldman will then discuss the current industry relationships in the works with EMily Carr and how the University is engaging with industry.
  • 7:15pm: Denise Quesnel will present on Variable high frame rate (VFR) research and tools for narrative S3D productions, with some of the world’s first variable frame rate S3D content created by researchers at the S3D Centre as video examples.  Find out how immersive storytelling has explored new depths with the creative tool of variable frame rates.
  • 7:45pm: A presentation from the University of British Columbia under Dr. Panos Nasiopoulos supervision.
  • 8:15pm: Sean Arden from Emily Carr will present on Adventures in Stereo. Custom Camera Support for 3D Capture. This presentation will cover the research and development of some of the custom camera equipment for stereo production achieved to date by the researchers and students in the Prototyping Media and Programming lab. A demonstration of some of the stereo video and creative collaborations will be included.

A new door prize will be given out so don’t forget to bring your business cards for a chance to enter!
S3D Centre Meetup :: Exclusive Research and Demonstrations Showcase

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (Doors 6:00pm)

Intersections Digital Studios
Emily Carr University of Art + Design

Emily Carr’s S3D Centre is a national centre of excellence dedicated to advancing the art of stereoscopic 3D through research, education and training. 
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GRAND is a research network and commercialization engine whose goal is to address complex issues in digital media and transform multidisciplinary research into user-centred solutions. GRAND will explore the use and application of digital media in a variety of settings including entertainment, healthcare, education, environmental sustainability, and public policy.

GRAND is a federally-funded Network of Centres of Excellence supporting 34 research projects divided into 5 cross-pollinating themes involving researchers at 25 universities across Canada with more than 60 industry, government, and nonprofit partners.

NSERC aims to make Canada a country of discoverers and innovators for the benefit of all Canadians. The agency supports university students in their advanced studies, promotes and supports discovery research, and fosters innovation by encouraging Canadian companies to participate and invest in postsecondary research projects. NSERC researchers are on the vanguard of science, building on Canada’s long tradition of scientific excellence.

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