AV1 by Karen Dolva
“No Isolation”, a Norwegian company with the intention of ending loneliness and involuntary social isolation by bringing people together, created AV1, a robot to help children and young adults with long-term illnesses participate in their everyday life. Make a new friend, say hi to AV1!
You have the craziest ideas and can't wait to get down to business, but are not quite sure what needs to be done first to protect it? Then get cozy with Patentamt’s experts, discuss about your intellectual property, and have a quick chat with Albert to check if your trademark will be the next big innovation!
Drawing on the edge
As always, Lana Lauren will be visualising every single talk, expanding the boundaries that once defined drawing, and including elements of narrative, personal memory, and social interaction in her unique way of storytelling.
HoloLens - Mixed Reality meets industry
Virtuality or reality? Science fiction or present-day fact? Do you find the future hard to imagine? The beauty of science design lies in the ability to experience scenarios such as the future of transportation, walking down the aisles of a future supermarket, and receiving real-time information about the function of power plants.
TEDxVienna Idea Bot
This year TEDxVienna’s idea bot has learned some useful stuff. It not only gives you suggested TEDx talks and info about the current schedule, but also a challenge! Master the challenge and win some cool prizes at the idea bot station. You can also meet our bot there to be assigned with a challenge.
Ideas. Action. Impact.
Impact Hub Vienna is an innovation ecosystem for impact entrepreneurs. Part community center and part business incubator providing changemakers with the resources they need to build creative business solutions and technologies to society’s most complex challenges.
If I could, I would...
Do you make resolutions at the end of each year? Change habits or jobs, you name it, karriere.at can help you make those resolutions last by letting them become a solid statement with a 3D doodling pen. And don’t forget to write down your resolutions on a postcard which will be sent back to you by the end of this year!
Leaf Device by Maanasa Mendu
As a high school freshman in Ohio, Maanasa created a piezoelectric "leaf" device that harvests energy from sun, wind and rain, after experiencing the challenges of energy scarcity. Experience how a new $5 energy harvest device can change our lives for the better.
Me, You and the Robot
Designers Henrique Nascimento and Erik Vlemmix created an algorithm-based workspace where the robot plays the role of moderator. There are no limits to ethnical or technological questions, so debate away!
Matkot by Dori Adar
Israel's "national sport", Matkot, is not your ordinary game. It is a collaborative game, without winners or losers. Both players play together towards a common goal. "Matkot" is the world's first digital version of the popular Israeli beach sport. Can you break the world record? Find a partner and give it a spin!
Overcome the edge
Take a walk on the edgy side of VR life! Surprise yourself and have a go with VREI's latest virtual reality apps.
SCAR Project by David Jay
Immerse into David Jay’s “The SCAR Project”, a series of large scale portraits of young breast cancer survivors, shown on TableConnect. On the surface an awareness raising campaign for young women, his deeper message is one of humanity – ultimately, “The SCAR Project” is not about breast cancer, but the human condition itself.
Tackling the trickiest of all five senses, postdoc researcher Johannes Bintinger (Austrian Institute of Technology AIT/TU Vienna) combines the world of electronics with the ones of biology and chemistry in order to develop a point-of-care biosensor that can smell, which will be able to go beyond the edge and ultimately opening up new horizons for food, health, and security.
Experience ING-DiBa's goal to turn the sharing economy back into a caring economy. Let us know your best life hacks on ING-DiBa's social wall and their #sharemoregetmore station, and get new life hacks in return. Don't forget, sharing makes us richer, not poorer – share more, get more.
Take your (virtual) seats!
Ever wondered how it feels like to drive a CX-3 crossover SUV? Sit back and have a test drive... VR style! And don’t forget to show us your biggest and brightest smile at Mazda’s limemotion photo booth to snap some fun and edgy pictures.
Want to do something amazing with your organic waste and have unique pets? Then get ready for Wurmkiste, a compost solution while living in the city. Literally a box with brandling earthworms inside will transform your trash into biodegradable waste, scentless and environmentally friendly!