The second edition of “Media Tent” – a unique event devoted to new technologies, which in 2015 took place on Gliwice Market Square.
The Second edition of the event organized by the Śląska Sieć Metropolitalna LLC and the City of Gliwice was devoted to computer games and new technological solutions introduced on the market of games and electronic entertainment. Despite the unfavourable weather, the event met with great attention of gamers and those fascinated by the technological innovations.
In the Action Zone you could find workshops dedicated t various components of games: sounds, drawings and animations and programming. An exceptional opportunity to get acquainted with the secrets of the game development was a workshop conducted by The Farm 51 Group – the creators of well-known titles in the gaming environment and the Strategic Partner of the event. Thanks to them it was possible to see an unusual vehicle used for scanning objects around, and also to look behind the scenes of the innovative Reality 51 project – technology used for creating virtual reality applications and content. VR fans could also try the car and mountain railway simulators, whilst fans of more traditional equipment have learned the mechanism of Zoetrope – the progenitor of today’s multimedia projectors.
In the Game Zone there were plenty of gaming positions, equipped with the best equipment, where participants could try out the latest releases.
In the rooms of the Stacja Artystyczna Rynek, the employees of the Silesian Institute of Technology in Gliwice presented their accomplishments, who discovered the secrets of the suits used for motion tracking and eye trackers – devices used to control games using sight. During the TechKlub meetings, invited guests presented their scientific projects which have significant impact on the development of new technologies.