Fare­well, Fal­se Alarms

pro­mi­seQ is re-thin­king the secu­ri­ty indus­try with AI-sup­­por­t­ed video sur­veil­lan­ce A shadow, a moving ani­mal or rain - anyo­ne who reli­es on video sur­veil­lan­ce to secu­re their buil­dings or com­pa­nies is often faced with fal­se alarms. The flood of video data gene­ra­ted by the­se sys­tems poses a major chall­enge for secu­ri­ty staff. Alarms are sent unfil­te­red to […]

Jay has laun­ched a pilot pro­ject for in-stream shopping

Strea­ming pro­vi­ders are always on the loo­kout for new busi­ness models. The Pots­­dam-based com­pa­ny trans­fer­me­dia Pro­duc­tion Ser­vices offers an inno­va­ti­ve solu­ti­on with Jay: In-Stream Shop­ping. Based on meta­da­ta, users are sug­gested out­fits that match the respec­ti­ve sce­ne, which they can store direct­ly. It is no lon­ger neces­sa­ry to pick up a second device to do this. […]

Grie­ving tog­e­ther in 3D

VYVYT offers vir­tu­al memo­ry rooms There’s always going to be peo­p­le dying - even in the tech world. Ava­tars that live on in place of us or chat­bots with the voices of the decea­sed - such offe­rings are the way that Sili­con Val­ley has been respon­ding to the human need to cope with death and finality. […]

Digi­tal time tra­vel with ZAUBAR

The AI-sup­­por­t­ed Aug­men­ted Rea­li­ty crea­tor plat­form making immersi­ve tours pos­si­ble Using a smart­phone or tablet to return to the past of memo­ri­al sites or to get a glim­pse of urban plan­ning of the future: this can now be easi­ly rea­li­sed thanks to the Media­Tech Hub start­up ZAUBAR’s AR plat­form “We are tel­ling loca­­ti­on-based sto­ries with our AR […]

MTH Unboxing: SongPush

The MTH Unboxing is a month­ly for­mat. One start­up from the port­fo­lio of the Media­Tech Hub Acce­le­ra­tor will be pre­sen­ted in each issue. This time, you will learn more about the music­tech start­up Song­Push. As a result of digi­tiza­ti­on, it has beco­me incre­asing­ly easy for musi­ci­ans and bands not only to record music, but also to publish […]

5 Years Media­Tech Hub Potsdam

The Media­Tech Hub Pots­dam turns 5! Time to cele­bra­te & dis­cuss the future. On June 26, 2023, the Media­Tech Hub Pots­dam will cele­bra­te its fifth anni­ver­sa­ry. We the­r­e­fo­re cor­di­al­ly invi­te our enti­re MTH com­mu­ni­ty to cele­bra­te this with us.  On the occa­si­on of a net­work mee­ting of the Digi­tal Hub Initia­ti­ve in Pots­dam on June 27 and the […]

MTH Unboxing: Snaque

The MTH Unboxing is a month­ly for­mat. One start­up from the port­fo­lio of the Media­Tech Hub Acce­le­ra­tor will be pre­sen­ted in each issue. This time, you will learn more about the media­tech start­up snaque. On many plat­forms and news por­tals, pay­walls are now well estab­lished. Lar­ge publishers rely on them just as much as small local […]

The Swarm is coming

Why sound and crea­ti­ve pro­ces­ses in post-pro­­duc­­ti­on are play­ing a spe­cial role in the best­sel­ler adapt­a­ti­on A glo­bal best­sel­ler run­ning to 900 pages, published 20 years ago and long con­side­red unfilmable: Frank Schätzing’s sci­ence fic­tion thril­ler “The Swarm” has now pre­mie­red as a six-part series at this year’s Ber­li­na­le. Boas­ting a bud­get of 40 mil­li­on Euros, the series is […]

Review: T-Labs visit Babelsberg

On 6 Febru­ary 2023, we were plea­sed to wel­co­me a dele­ga­ti­on from T-Labs to our Media­Tech Hub Pots­dam in Babels­berg. First, the group went to the Media­Tech Hub Space at UFA. Media­Tech Hub Pots­dam CEO Andrea Wick­le­der intro­du­ced the Hub. After­wards, the start-ups 2Sync and Sen­sit! pre­sen­ted their Media­Tech solu­ti­ons. After the pit­ches of the two teams, […]

Das Filmuni-Team und Alodia Witaszek Fotos - (c) Filmuniversität I Photo by Jakob Grasböck

“Volu­metric tes­tim­o­ny of Holo­caust sur­vi­vors” 2023

The pro­ject “Volu­metric Tes­tim­o­ny of Holo­caust Sur­vi­vors,” fun­ded by the Bran­den­burg Minis­try of for Eco­no­mic Affairs, Labour and Ener­gy, will con­ti­nue this year with the Babels­berg KON­RAD WOLF Film Uni­ver­si­ty and the Bran­den­burg Socie­ty for Cul­tu­re and Histo­ry as a vir­tu­al encoun­ter. In Decem­ber 2022, the last eye­wit­ness Alo­dia Wit­as­zek-Napierała was inter­view­ed as part of the […]