Dreaming of a VR Christmas: Fader project and network of media enthusiasts launch immersive advent calendar

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Update 13/12: To make sure #VRcalendar still runs on standard mobile devices and with slower internet connections, we decided to split it. There are now two parts (= two different links) with 12 windows each:
Part 1 covers December 1st – 12th (original link).
Part 2 covers December 13th – 24th (new link).

In the scope of the DNI project “Fader”, partners Vragments, DW Innovation, Euronews, and numerous members of the international VR community, most notably VR/AR expo organizers DIGILITY, launch their first VR/360 advent calendar today. The experimental Xmas experience will eventually feature 24 immersive stories/scenes and can be viewed on a wide range of devices. (more…)

[Hackathon] High Tech Storytelling: How to predict elections, using robot journalism?

Join us for a one day, virtual hackathon on December 17, 2015

Hackathon

Deutsche Welle Innovation aims to find out, based on a collaboration with Ludwig-Maximilians-University (Munich) and AX Semantics. The one day event will provide an opportunity for journalists, scientists and students to learn and play with the next wave of technologies usable in newsrooms. The day’s focus will be on prediction models and robot journalism, supported by design thinking as a method to develop impactful new offerings on digital platforms.
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World Cup 2014 – DDJ Special

Heatmap Manuel Neuer

Heatmap Manuel Neuer

What comes to your mind when you think of Brazil? At the moment probably mainly ‘soccer’, right? Same over here. But we do not want to talk about last night’s game, the championship’s top players, live scores or the change of tactics. That will all be covered by our colleagues at DW Sports.

We focus on data driven journalism, visualizations, infographics and innovative storytelling on the web. Check out our collection of projects taking a creative approach at presenting soccer-related data: (more…)