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Swarm Compass

THU Sept. 7-SUN Sept. 10, 2017, 1:00 PM-1:30 PM, 4:00 PM-4:30 PM
POSTCITY, Futurelab
Sky Compass

The basic concept behind Swarm Compass is to help people navigate by utilizing swarm intelligence. Going beyond simple signage to swarmbased social communication services is a task that the Japanese telecommunications company NTT and the Ars Electronica Futurelab have cooperatively invested in by using the Spaxels. The swarm infotainment demonstrated by drones is a prototype designed to be used in Tokyo in the year 2020, leading visitors and residents to their destinations in a playful manner. The festival audience will witness the first steps in creating new types of social services based on swarm intelligence.

Read more on www.aec.at/futurelab…