MultiScaleHuman Project was presented in CeBIT, the world's largest and most international computer expo. The trade fair is held each year in March on the Hanover fairground.
View of Hall 9
CeBIT 2015 took place between 16th and 20th of March 2015 on the Hanover fairground, the world's largest fairground. This event is one of the largest and most international computer expo in the world and is considered a barometer of the state of the art in information technology.
The MSH booth was part of the common booth of the state of Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), called “Innovationsland Niedersachen” in the Hall 9, and specialized in Research. Our demonstrations involved segmentation, visualization and interaction with 3D modelled medical data of knee, delivered by the consortium partners.
Around 1500 visitors visited the MSH booth. Our project took attention of all kind of visitors, and it was especially popular among students, researchers and people in risk group of joint diseases. The booth was presented by supervisors of Welfenlab (Prof. Franz-Erich Wolter, Dr. Karl-Ingo Friese) and ESRs from Welfenlab (Jan Rzepecki, Ricardo Millán), MIRALab (Matthias Becker) and LBB-MHH (Karelia Tecante, Sean Lynch).
Visitors visiting the MSH booth, presented by supervisors of Welfenlab (Prof. Franz-Erich Wolter, Dr. Karl-Ingo Friese) and ESRs from Welfenlab (Jan Rzepecki, Ricardo Millán), MIRALab (Matthias Becker) and LBB-MHH (Karelia Tecante, Sean Lynch)
The MSH booth had also several appointments with several political representatives of Lower Saxony. The list of prominent politicians who visited MSH booth during CeBIT included:
Andrea Hoops (State Secretary at the Minister of Science in Niedersachsen)
Prof. Dr. iur. Volker Epping (President of the Leibniz University of Hannover)
In addition Welfenlab hosted the Press Conference of CeBIT 2015 on March 10th, where Prof. Franz-Erich Wolter (Welfenlab) presented the MultiScaleHuman Project during the Press Conference, advertising the project to all the national and regional media. During the same event, a booth of the MSH Project allowed the journalists to discover the works on multi-scale visualization and interaction within the MSH project. Some of the media were: Hannover Allgemein Zeitung, Bild, Stuttgarter Nachrichten, Neue Presse, Hannover Woche, SAT1, RTL, NDR.
Press Conference of CeBIT 2015 and booth of the MSH Project.
The presence of the MultiScaleHuman Project on one of the largest computer fair in the world assured visibility of the project in the research community, among politicians and among society.