The jury winner was FLIXRAY. Live Layers won the Ericsson Challenge and MOVIEPARTY the FUNKE Challenge. Congratulations 🎉👏.
FLIXRAY augments reality using a smartphone. It recognizes the running program on a TV using smart image recognition technologies and surfaces additional information like trivia or cast.
Team: Marco Cancellieri, Cosmo aka Devran Uenal, Olcay Buyan, Stefan Krauß, (Marc Seitz)
HolPad shows a live representation of a person that is in front of another HoloPad or Smartphone. The challenge was creating and manipulating the stream in real time so that the it can be shown on in as an holographic illusion.
Team: Philipp Fauser, Ingo Eichhorst, Nils Risse, Vlad Maier, Lara Maier, Max Henke
Live Layers enables viewers of live events in a VR-world additional information like stats or food options based on real time image analysis using Microsoft cognitive services, Ericsson Metadata and various recommendation engines.
Team: Daniel Kusiak, Dierk Eichel, Hendrik Niefeld, Janos Joskowitz, Michael Hertl, Lesya Zolotoverkh
MOVIEPARTY gives you a recommendation for choosing the right movie based on the emotional reaction of the group in front of the screen. Using Microsoft Cognitive Services to recognize the emotion and FUNKE’s Content Discovery API to serve the recommendation.
Team: Rainer Sax, Sebastian Doppstadt, Lorenz Bienek, Oliver Pritzkow, Jan Lind, Thomas Zier
ATLAS offers viewers a 360° drone race experience. Beginning in a waiting room users then get matched and start a live feed from the drone in 360° as the it races through the track.
Team: Alberto Hernandez, Lana Lepikhine, Hannes Kockro
Call, Radu Gota, Thomas Zier
Hello VR visualizes TV-programs and film clips in VR as floating screen with a visual timeline of thumbnails in the room around the screen.
Team: Rasmus Erik, Emily Wu
VR Calligraphy takes users into virtual arte space. Artificial intelligence is painting artworks for users to enjoy based on 360° photos and famous artists.
Team: Daniel Seiler, Krzysztof Kaczor, Alexander Tonn, Carl The White
Match Ball surfaces TV recommendations based on subconscious emotional states represented in different colors. So the user get’s the perfect offer for his or her mental state.
Team: Marc Reusch, Elle Langer, Thomas Tursics, Anna Kranke, Julian Tibor
Also check out these write ups of the event:
- TV HACKDAY 2016 by ALEX Berlin