is led by FORTH (Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas) for
the financial and administrative aspects and by MIRALab (University
of Geneva) for the technical aspects and both will share the responsibilities
for the overall Project Management and Administration. In LIFEPLUS there are
11 industrial and research leading partners including FORTH and MIRALab, which
they will bring together their complementary expertise to push the state of
the art in Augmented Reality Technology and its novel applications:
The Foundation for Research and Technology -Hellas is one of the two main
national research centres in Greece and amongst the leading national research
institutes in Europe for information systems, image processing & computer
vision, robotics, machine learning, VLSI design, and decision support systems.
VMSL: Part of the
OMG group whose products are applied across a range of markets and applications
from visual effects in blockbuster movies (Star Wars, Gladiator) to virtual
environment engineering (BMW, Peugeot, and Renault). In April 2001 VMSL released
'boujou', the world's first automatic non-real-time matchmover
the leading software companies specialising in the modelling and behaviour
of 3D virtual plants and trees providing innovative solutions based on the
One of the most important European research institutes in Computer Graphics
and Virtual Reality technologies with focus on Virtual and Augmented Reality,
High-quality rendering, Computer Vision and Image Processing and Innovative
3D-interaction and display techniques
INTRACOM: The dominant
player in the Greek Telecommunications market and a key player and exporter
of telecommunication equipment and services in Balkan, Middle Eastern, and
East European countries, with strong presence in more than 40 countries in
Europe, the Middle East, the CIS countries, Asia, Africa and the Americas.
VRLab: A leading research
lab in the Simulation of Autonomous Virtual Humans.
MIRALab: A multidisciplinary
research lab applying innovative and pioneering research in modelling and
animation of all aspects of Virtual Humans.
noDNA: A "one
stop solution provider" for interactive, virtual characters and amongst
the most well known German companies in the field of character design.
the unique technology brokers in the applied scientific research domain with
focus in technological advances in land and cultural heritage sectors.
of Pompeii: Responsible for the official curatorship and superintendence
of the world-famous archaeological site of ancient Pompeii.
University of Milan:
Comprising of leading historians of ancient Rome, historians of Roman law
and Pompeian archaeologists with focus on ancient Pompeian lifestyle.