Fourth round of confirmed speakers for TEDxVienna 2011


 

TEDxVienna is approaching with faster steps each day and we are working on making it one of the best events of its kind! For that, each week we are joined by great individuals who will help make this one day event a truly inspiring occasion.

 

ANITRA EGGLER

Anitra is a digital therapist. Doing is her favorite word. Before her professional independence, she has gone through everything you can contribute to the internet business, working as a journalist, start-up manager, Creative & Managing Director, Digital Mastermind and CCO. In achieving this she worked almost 15 years around the clock and accumulated a vast experience. Nowadays Anitra dispenses this knowledge as digital therapy in various forms and outlets like her Blog or as a university lecturer. She heals internet disease and initiates value creation from any kind of digital communication. From November 2011 she will share her insights also in the form of books. Find out more here.

 

MARTIN KALTENBRUNNER

Martin Kaltenbrunner is Professor at the Interface Culture Lab at the University of Art and Design in Linz. Before his return to Austria he worked as researcher and lecturer at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, at the MIT Medialab Europe in Dublin, as well as further European universities. As co-founder of Reactable Systems he had been mainly responsible for the interaction design concepts behind the Reactable, which has been successfully introduced by renowned artists such as Björk. The instrument has been shown at several international media art and music festivals, and was awarded with the Golden Nica for Digital Music, two D&AD Yellow Pencils and the Prize of the City of Barcelona. Kaltenbrunner publishes in the context of human computer interaction conferences and his influential research on tangible interface tools has been employed for the realization of numerous artistic and scientific projects in that area. Find out more here.

 

THE TABLE CONNECT TEAM

The yet unknown team behind the infamous “Table Connect for iPhone” project has agreed to make its first public appearance at TEDxVienna. It was featured on news outlets such as Engadget, The Sun, Forbes and many more. After months of hard work behind the scenes, the team will talk about the ups and downs of the project, and announced the first short live demonstration. Find out more here.

We leave you with one of their two videos demonstrating the device and will publish soon the remaining speakers for the 22nd of October.

 

Header Image(s) from Pixabay & Gratisography

 

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