The VRVis running team was again represented at the Vienna Night Run on 24 September 2019.
On October the 8th, 2019 the start-up "Aardworx" founded by VRVis employees was awarded as Start-up of the Year by Austrian Cooperative Research (ACR) as part of the ACR Enquete 2019 in the Vienna Chamber of Commerce.
Our researcher Cornelia Travnicek won the "Fuck-up Projects" event on 25 September 2019.
Katja Bühler, head of our Biomedical Image Informatics group, discussed the possibilities of future diagnostics at the first "The Brainstorm Festival" in Vienna on September 27, 2019.
On 27 September 2019, the annual European Researchers' Night took place at the University of Applied Arts. The VRVis team presented the tactile reliefs of the Multiple Senses research group under the title "Interactive Paintings".
The paper "Feasibility Study For Automatic Bird Tracking and Visualization from Time-Dependent Marine Radar Imagery" by the Biomedical Image research group introduces a new tool that analyzes vertically recorded radar images with a specially programmed bird tracking algorithm.
From 13 to 15 August 2019, the "Data Science, Statistics & Visualisation (DSSV)" conference took place in Kyoto (Japan), where Elena Ginina, Head of Data Science at VRVis, participated.
The VRVis was represented with a full paper, a poster, two short papers and a panel participation at the VCBM conference in Brno from 4 to 6 September 2019. Florian Ganglberger's short paper received an Honorable Mention.
The VRVis Annual Report 2018 provides information about our highlights, achievements and successes in the past year: we look back with satisfaction on 62 research projects, € 6.4 million turnover and 65 media reports!
On July 22, 2019, Johanna Schmidt gave young women insights into her work as scientist at VRVis at the "International Summer Academy in Engineering for Women" and discussed career and career entry opportunities.