The Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania, Rolandas Kačinskas, visited the Foundation for Research & Technology Hellas (FORTH) on Tuesday, November 13th 2018. The Ambassador concluded his visit by attending a demonstration of Ambient Intelligence interactive system at the AmI Facility.
The Μayor of Viannos Municipality Mr. Pavlos Baritakis and the President and members of the Directors’ Board of the Viannos Holocaust Museum, Aristomenis Syggelakis, Andreas Aggelakis and Emmanuil Karakonstandakis, visited the AmI Facility of ICS-FORTH. The distinguished guests were especially interested in learning about interactive systems for cultural heritage organizations, as they plan to introduce such technologies to the Viannos Holocaust Museum. In the ensuing discussion the prospects of a collaboration were outlined and a follow-up visit of ICS-FORTH personnel to the Museum has been scheduled.
Article in Greek: www.cretalive.gr
On Monday 24th April 2017, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between QHZA and FORTH STEP-C regarding the possibility of extensive future collaboration in several different fields. In the framework of the visit of the distinguished Chinese representatives, demonstration of AmI technologies and interactive systems was part of the agenda.
On Tuesday the 28th of February 2017, the U.S. Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic Geoffrey R. Pyatt was given a tour of FORTH and especially AmI facility of FORTH-ICS. The demostration included interactive systems developed for cultural heritage organizations, tourist information facilities and the promotion of traditional Cretan products.
The Ambassador of Argentine Republic, Ms Carolina Pérez Colman showed particular interest in the Ambient Intelligence technologies demonstrated in the AmI Programme facility. The Ambassador outlined Argentine research objectives and highlighted the emphasis placed on research in recent years. The Ambassador pointed out the similarities between the two countries and expressed the desire of a scientific cooperation development in various fields of common interest.
Date: 30 September 2016
Location: FORTH, Heraklion Crete, Greece
The interactive system Stater 3602, which allows the public to become familiar with selected ancient coins from the Alpha Bank Numismatic Collection, is in operation at the ALPHA BANK – CULTURE store.