Augmented Reality for the blind: TWNKLS at The Hague Accessibility Challenge

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Visually impaired people too can benefit from augmented reality. This surprising fact was the key take-away of the The Hague Accessibility Challenge. In this two-day ‘hackathon’ we teamed up with experts from Bartiméus to make the city more accessible to people with a visual handicap. We combined computer vision, 3D sound, machine learning, and a Hololens [...]

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TWNKLS sponsor of ISMAR, the leading academic conference on AR in Nantes

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The IEEE ISMAR is the leading international academic conference in the fields of Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality. The symposium is organized and supported by the IEEE Computer Society and IEEE VGTC. The congress jointly organized by Centrale Nantes and Inria will be held at La Cité, Nantes Events Center in Nantes (France), on October 9–13, 2017. [...]

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Meet TWNKLS at Augmented World Expo Europe 2017

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AWE is back for its second year in Europe. AWE Europe 2017 takes place at the MOC in Munich, Germany on 19-20 October 2017 and will bring together 1500 attendees including developers, creators, C-level executives, entrepreneurs, press, & investors. TWNKLS | augmented reality is sponsor at this event, visit our booth 212 for the best [...]

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IKEA PLACE allows people to virtually place furniture in their home

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*** TWNKLS and SPACE10 developed and launched the IKEA PLACE app. Here is the press release. *** Ikea partnered with Space10, TWNKLS.com and MDC Partners, agencies 72andSunny Amsterdam,​ ​Assembly​ ​and​ ​Allison+Partners​ ​to​ ​develop​ ​and​ ​bring​ ​Ikea​ ​Place​ ​to​ ​market.   Ikea Place marks a significant milestone in the Ikea digital transformation journey and kickstarts a [...]

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Gerben Harmsen speaker at Flanders Make network event

Thursday the 22nd of June, TWNKLS founder Gerben Harmsen will be speaking during the Flanders Make network event in Belgium. Flanders Make is the strategic research centre for the manufacturing industry. During his presentation, Gerben will go through a number of successful real-world cases that show how augmented reality enables Industry 4.0. This network event [...]

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AWE USA 2017 was amazing!

From May 31 till June 2, the 8th Augmented World Expo (AWE) took place in Santa Clara, USA. With 4,700 attendees, 351 speakers, 212 exhibitors and 100,000 sqft. of expo this was the biggest AWE ever! During AWE, TWNKLS showcased successful implementations of augmented reality and we held the international unveiling of our STAR Platform: a [...]

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Gerben Harmsen speaker at GTDC Summit EMEA 2017

Today, TWNKLS founder Gerben Harmsen is one of the speakers during the GTDC Summit EMEA in Vienna. The Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC) Summit EMEA 2017 is an exclusive event for IT Channel Executives, channel analysts and the leaders of the top 15 distributors in Europe. During his presentation, Gerben will go through a number [...]

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TWNKLS finalist for the 8th Annual Auggie Awards

In 2013 TWNKLS won the much acclaimed international Auggie Award. This year we have been selected a finalist for Best Enterprise Solution with the WEMO Operator System. Making TWNKLS the only Dutch company in this worldwide contest! On June the 1st the winners will be announced at AWE USA 2017. The Auggie Awards The Annual [...]

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Robert Boers (former Oracle) joins TWNKLS as CEO

Winning awards for its innovative technologies in augmented reality (AR) and implementing these for large international clients worldwide, TWNKLS has grown quickly since its start in 2011. TWNKLS opened its doors on May 1st 2017 to Robert Boers, former EMEA Operations Leader at Oracle, welcoming him on board as CEO. Boers has vast experience leading [...]

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TWNKLS reaches out to future innovators at Night of the Nerds

On May the 16th, TWNKLS will be present at the Night of the Nerds in Eindhoven. This event is set up for high school kids to get to know the world of digital creativity, technology, and innovation. Besides AR and VR it has a host of coding, gaming, and digital arts to see and experience, [...]

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