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DIST Department of information sciences and technologies

Matjaz Kljun was a guest of a show "V Središču" on Radio Koper. He presented the echolocation prototype, which was created on the initiative of the Škocjan Caves and their University network initiative financed by UNESCO Man and the Biosphere programme. The purpose of the project is to enable users to experience echolocation. Prototip was developed in cooperation with our student Patrik Kocjančič and Klen Čopič Pucihar.

After September's premiere of transmedia documentary "Reinventing the Wheel" at the Festival of Slovenian Film in Portorož, the MMC RTV Slovenia portal (Slovenian only) also published a story about the interactive comic book Bobri of which augmented reality application was developed by DIST researcher dr. Klen Čopič Pucihar. A relaxed chat about the comic book with project collaborators was also held at the Monday literary matinee (Slovenian only) at the bookstore of Celjska Mohorjeva družba in Ljubljana.

The RTV Slovenia show "Dobro Jutro" (literaly Good Morning) is a dynamic morning program aired every weekday. It is intertwined with the studio talks and live events from different parts of Slovenia. It has advisory, educational, entertainment and informational content. On the 29th of September they hosted also the vice-rector dr. Boris Boris Kavur, dr. Matjaž Kljun and Matej Voglar, who talked about Researchers' Night event taking place also at the University of Primorska.

The main purpose of the Science for Life project is to popularize the research profession and introduce it to the general public, esp. the youth. Through various activities, the project raises awareness of the important role of researchers, science and its impact on all areas of human activity. At the same time, the project informs of various European and national funding programmes and other activities aimed at researchers’ career development, research work, equipment and attractive working conditions.

Researchers from UP FAMNIT have developed an Augmenter Reality application for the cross-media documentary titled "Reinventing the Wheel". The documentary has been presented this weekend at the Festival of Slovenian Film in Portorož

HICUP laboratory is part of the DIST department at FAMNIT. This video contains a presentation of student projects and projects made in cooperation with foreign universities and other institutions.

"Reality has never been so unreal as it is today. The technology of virtual and augmented reality is relentlessly changing our everyday lives."

"Slowly, but steadily is technology of virtual and augmenter reality penetrating our daily life. While virtual reality presents a complete leap into the digital world, augmented reality tries to merge digital world  with physical one."

Some images from Informativa 2016. Deprtment DIST from UP FAMNIT has been showing our virtual and augmented reality prototypes, 3D scanners and organised a lottery for 15 Google Cardboards.