Au revoir Viva Technology

The Viva Tech­no­lo­gy took place in Paris for the eighth time. Japan was the guest coun­try this time. Accor­ding to the orga­ni­zers, more than 165,000 visi­tors, over 13,500 start­ups and around 2,000 inves­tors came tog­e­ther at the con­fe­rence from 22 to 25 May 2024. While some came to find out about the latest trends and […]

Recap - Net­work mee­ting in Dortmund

After the XXL net­work mee­ting at Moti​on​Lab​.Ber​lin in Janu­ary kicked off the new year, the twel­ve Digi­tal Hubs of the Digi­tal Hub Initia­ti­ve came tog­e­ther for a second net­work mee­ting this year on May 3, 2024. Fol­lo­wing Ber­lin, Dort­mund was the venue this time. Olym­pia Tsa­ki­ri­dou, Pro­gram & Pro­ject Mana­ger of the Media­Tech Hub Inno­va­tor, was there […]

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 […]

TRANS­FORM 2024

TRANS­FORM cele­bra­ted its pre­mie­re on March 6 and 7, 2024. TRANS­FORM is a con­fe­rence that was initia­ted by the digi­tal asso­cia­ti­on bit­kom and deve­lo­ped out of hub​.ber​lin. The two-day event focu­sed on the digi­tal trans­for­ma­ti­on of the Ger­man eco­no­my. Experts, inno­va­tors, entre­pre­neurs and start­ups came tog­e­ther at STA­TI­ON Ber­lin, the venue for TRANS­FORM, to dis­cuss the latest […]

Visi­ting the ZFK in Babelsberg

Pro­duc­tion of acces­si­ble media ser­vices for the deaf and more visi­bi­li­ty to the work of deaf film­ma­kers Media or digi­tal media can faci­li­ta­te inclu­si­on. They play a key role in peo­p­le being able to par­ti­ci­pa­te in socie­ty. So, what’s the situa­ti­on with ser­vices for the deaf or hard of hea­ring? Simp­le, you might think: after all, […]

Dele­ga­ti­on from Fin­land visits Babelsberg

On Febru­ary 01, 2024, a dele­ga­ti­on from Fin­land visi­ted the Babels­berg media loca­ti­on. Repre­sen­ta­ti­ves from the city of Kot­ka, inclu­ding Toni Van­ha­la, Direc­tor of Urban Deve­lo­p­ment and Com­mu­ni­ca­ti­on, Mark­ku Han­no­nen, Direc­tor of Urban Plan­ning, and Patri­cia Bro­as, Mana­ger of Urban Plan­ning, as well as repre­sen­ta­ti­ves from the com­pa­ny Cur­sor Oy, inclu­ding Eli­na Rei­ja­sa­lo, Head of Business […]

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. […]

Recap | SLUSH 2023 in Helsinki

The Web Sum­mit in Lis­bon was fol­lo­wed by SLUSH Hel­sin­ki. SLUSH, descri­bed as “the most foun­­der-focu­­sed event on earth”, is a two-day con­fe­rence focus­sing on start­ups and ven­ture capi­tal. From 30 Novem­ber to 1 Decem­ber 2023, foun­ders and entre­pre­neurs, start­ups and inves­tors from all over the world came tog­e­ther again this year.  A dele­ga­ti­on of the Digi­tal Hub […]

Song­Push revo­lu­tio­ni­s­ing music marketing

Crea­ti­ve, auto­ma­ted social media cam­paigns ins­tead of cum­ber­so­me nego­tia­ti­ons Lip sync batt­les, remi­xes of favou­ri­te songs or dance per­for­man­ces - the suc­cess of Tik­Tok has had a major impact on the use and mar­ke­ting of music on social media. Music plays the deter­mi­ning fac­tor in con­tent pro­duc­tion. But it’s no lon­ger that easy in the TikTok […]

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 […]