The Key to Saint Petersburg Demo
Participants: Dave Pape, Helen-Nicole Kostis, Josephine Anstey
Institutions: University of Umeå’s Interactive Institute, Center for Parallel Computers at the Royal Institute of Technology, VR Media Lab at the Aahlborg University, Department of Media Study (University of Buffalo)
EVL / UIC, Engineering Research Facility, 842 West Taylor, Chicago, IL
EVL participated in a remote VR exhibition in St. Petersburg, Russia, held in conjunction with the city’s 300th anniversary celebration. “The Key to Saint Petersburg” is an interactive, networked VR application developed by the Interactive Institute in Umeå, Sweden using YG - an advanced scripting language for tele-immersive or shared virtual reality environments developed at EVL by Dave Pape.
EVL MFA Student Helen-Nicole Kostis collaborated from EVL and served as the technical lead for the event. Other networked participants included University of Umeås Interactive Institute; Center for Parallel Computers at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden; VR Media Lab at the Aahlborg University, Denmark, and Department of Media Study at University at Buffalo, SUNY.
Date: May 24, 2003 - May 31, 2003