Navigable spatial audio experience with new microphones

With the help of MAGICS project funding by the Academy of Finland, Aalto Studios has been able to acquire a completely new type of shared technology that supports research. One newly received set of devices consists of Zylia 6DoF ambisonic microphones.  “The Zylia 6DoF VR/AR capturing set is a collection of 9 spherical microphone arrays which can capture the sound field in space from multiple …

Aalto Studios Open Call 2021 with AVEK

Aalto Studios Open Call seeks audiovisual and gaming productions industry that create new and interesting content by utilizing Aalto Studios’ special technologies. We require an insight into what kind of new content is being sought and what technology to use. It is possible to receive one EUR 6,000 development grant from AVEK as part of …

Relaxing entertainment for zoo monkeys

Scientists from Aalto University, in collaboration with Korkeasaari Zoo, have designed and built an on-demand video device for white-faced saki monkeys to activate as and when they like. The actual device was developed and built in Aalto Studios Fablab. The device, a tunnel built of plywood and acrylic and equipped with a monitor, camera and …

MAGICS – Making telepresence almost authentic

Aalto Studios hosting MAGICS tech infrastructure in Aalto University Photo: Sami Perttilä Aalto University, the University of the Arts Helsinki, and Tampere University have received a research infrastructure grant of €2.4 million from the Academy of Finland for the MAGICS project. The universities are forming an infrastructure network to support research into motion recording and …

The Digital Literature Project di.ki starts – the virtual events introduce digital literature to audience and enhance new digital works

Nuoren Voiman Liitto, a Finnish literary society, in partnership with ELKE, Aalto Studios, The Master’s Programme in Writing at University of Arts and Nokturno has received funding for a large scale digital literature project. The project is supported by Finnish Cultural Foundation’s Uusimaa Regional Fund as a Spearhead Project. The Digital Literature Project di.ki offers events such as an open …

Virtual production in the Mandalorian style

How to visit locations and sets that don’t actually exist? How to operate the camera in a greenscreen studio when all you can see is just green? How to understand what the framed composition will finally look like?  ELO Film School Helsinki, Virtual Cinema Lab and Aalto Studios arranged a virtual production workshop in the …