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Stanford Visit Day 6: Attending Entrepreneur Event at BLOCK71 San Francisco

Saturday was our last day and we could not resist to attend an entrepreneur event in San Francisco and learn directly from a local initiative at the heart of Silicon Valley.

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Stanford Visit Day 5: Studio tour to CCRMA - dreaming of a Max Lab back to England!

Carlos kindly spent part of the Friday afternoon showing us the rest of CCRMA studios and preparing some demos in Ambisonics and multichannel in the Listening space.

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Stanford Visit Day 5: Maps at Google Visitor Centre beta in Mountain View

Friday visit to Google Campus and the large Interactive Map at Google's Beta Visitor Centre in Mountain View.

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Stanford Visit Day 5: Testing AR Kit 2 on Campus-Scaled model at Apple Park Visitor Centre

Day 5 was a day including 2 visits and 3 demos. Our visit to Apple Park Visitor Centre was to get a sense of the attention to detail in the use of the Augmented Reality tool of the new AR Kit 2.

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Stanford Visit Day 4: Coordinating next EASTN-DC visit to CCRMA in the Spring.

On Thursday, we finally found the time to discuss in greater depth some aspects of the EASTN-DC visit to Stanford in parallel to LAC19 (probably back to back).

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Stanford Visit Day 4: B is for Bird - Battle performance with Virtual and Real Pipa

Live game-audio with UE4: Ricardo Climent demonstrated one of his recent interactive compositions combining graphics, physics and audio engines. It will include Real, VR and Anthropomorphus AR models of Musical Instruments.

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Stanford Visit Day 4: Presenting Maia - an online software infrastructure for multimodal mixed reality synched at CCRMA Stage

Maia (AR/VR): Ignacio Pecino demonstrated "Maia (VR/AR)" by creating a hyper-real virtual replica (1:1 scale) of a room at CCRMA, to construct 3D parallel worlds, where user-generated content is accurately localised.

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Stanford Visit Day 3: in-Class Performance at Music 220A Fundamentals of Computer-Generated Sound

It was an amazing opportunity to talk to Chris Chafe's students after performing / battling with Pipa player Shuxin Meng in class. This was part of Music 220A on the topic of Curves in Music, where some students also presented some pieces.

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Stanford Visit Day 3: Measuring and 3D-modelling CCRMA Stage for "Maia's Demo" on day 4

Ignacio Pecino, Artist in Residence 2017-21 at EASTN-DC Manchester fully measured and rendered the CCRMA Stage (including speakers!) for his demo "Maia (AR/VR)" - Towards a mixed-reality simulation framework for synchronised trans-real experiences –

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Stanford Visit Day 3: CCRMA Stage rehearsal with Pipa player Shuxin Meng.

Musical Duel Rehearsal: testing out ideas with fantastic Pipa player Shuxin Meng. I provide materials in advance to the musicians I battle | play together and rehearsal time should not be longer than 2-hour slots.

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Stanford Visit Day 2: Double Seminar on two related topics - Next Generation Fun | Maia (AR/VR)

Next Generation Fun: Unreal Engine for composing live musical battles – by Ricardo Climent. | Maia (AR/VR): Towards a mixed-reality simulation framework for synchronised trans-real experiences – by Ignacio Pecino

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Stanford Visit Day 1: Auditing Prof. Ge Wang’s class "Music, Computing, and Design"

We just rounded up a superb learning day by attending Prof. Ge Wang’s Music 256a / CS 476a Class. It included interesting discussions around his new book Artful Design and a Unity-Chuck demo by Jack Atherton, his course GTA.

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Stanford Visit Day 1: MEETING AT EXPRESSIVE INTELLIGENT STUDIO, U.C. SANTA CRUZ.

Huge thanks to Noah Wardrip-Fruin, Associate Professor of Computational Media at the University of California, Santa Cruz for the meeting. We received great advice on the use of AI in game-like environments at the Expressive Intelligent Studio.

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EASTN-DC Manchester Team arrives @ CCRMA, Stanford

We have just landed at San Francisco Airport and we are heading on to Menlo Park, near Stanford University. We have some exciting work to do at CCRMA - Centre for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics -

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EASTN DC Manchester Digital Creativity Festival Video now released! (June 2018)

EASTN-DC: Celebrate innovations in digital media with concerts, installations, workshops, AR/VR and discussions with media industry partners from around Europe. Video Credits: Kieran Hanson (concept and design) and Valeria Luongo (footage)

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30 June at 10 am. "Soda" a Synth Building Workshop: Build a Semi-modular Instrument Presented by Staš Vrenko (Ljudmila, Slovenia)

‍Soda is a semi-modular electroacoustic instrument with several inputs and outputs, which enable interfacing with other audio devices (such as synths, rhythm machines, guitar pedals, etc.). Register via email: info@ljudmila.org COST: £35

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Registration is now open for all the Digital Creativity Week Events - EASTN-DC

All events are FREE (limited to availability), except for the three large-scale Surround Sound Dome concerts with the MANTIS system (concession prices)

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Testing Tokyo-Manchester data transmission for the “Magnetic Dance Glove” Network performance by Iannis Zannos on Tue 26 June

“Magnetic Dance Glove” (MDG). The MDG is a wearable controller that is used by a dancer or other kind of performer to send movements of the hand that it is worn on wirelessly to a computer that participates as a node in the Magnetic Dance project.

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Maia comes to Manchester: Exploring mixed realities

With a month to go until our Festival of Digital Creativity, find out more about our first resident artist, Ignacio Pecino, and his work exploring virtual reality vs. augmented reality. Join us at 11:00 on 26th June for a demo!

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1st EASTN-DC Manchester Residency announced: RecursiveArts

Glad to announce our first Residency and collaboration with game-audio company specialised in location aware devices and founder of sonicmaps.org

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Attending #CreativeEurope event at HOME, Manchester

Creative Europe Beneficiary Get- together - Manchester Monday, 25 September 2017 from 13:00 to 17:30 (BST) Location HOME 2 Tony Wilson Place M15 4FN Manchester United Kingdom

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EASTN-DC Network kick-off Meeting in Grenoble, France

Time has come! Delighted to attend the launch of the EASTN-DC Network in Grenoble, meet partners in person and learn about the mechanics of this great Culture Europe Project

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