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Hoverlay News Updates

Read Hoverlay's monthly news updates.

September 2022

  • September 30, 2022 – Around 2,000 people will climb the 1,664 steps of the US Bank Tower in Los Angeles to raise money for YMCA community programs. They can also get the first glimpse of Grand Ave Augmented, a guided augmented reality (AR) experience produced by the Downtown Center BID. Hoverlay, will unlock a variety of AR activations including Sky High murals brought to life in Maguire Gardens and experience the famous helipad in immersive 3D as if they were standing on it – 72 stories above DTLA! Learn more about Grand Ave Augmented.
  • September 24, 2022 – Opening for The National Public Lands Day, dozens of volunteers descended on Giant Rock to help clean the popular landmark in Mojave Desert in California. They were also able to experience AR art and history of this unique location using Hoverlay. Check out Giant Rock Augmented
  • September 17, 2022 – LUMINEX, the award-winning outdoor digital art exhibition returns to the South Park District of Downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, September 17, 2022 from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. New this year is an exhibition-wide Augmented Reality experience. A QR Code will direct residents and visitors to the LUMINEX Channel on the Hoverlay AR app. Hoverlay will power an interactive map, as well as activate holograms of each artist, and enhanced reality at select installations. For this year’s line-up of artists who are leading the digital art scene in Los Angeles, check out LUMINEX web site.

August 2022

  • August 20, 2022 – The Rising is an innovative, multi-dimensional public artwork that is an inspirational landmark for Inglewood CA residents and visitors alike. On August 20, 2022, the Fairview Heights metro station is opening and the mural will generate an AR experience via Hoverlay, revealing images of culture, history, and heritage. Learn more

July 2022

  • July 12, 2022 – Los Angeles DCBID is producing “Grand Ave Augmented” – a virtual walking tour showcasing the major cultural institutions, key properties, outdoor spaces, amenities, and attractions of Grand Avenue through Augmented Reality (AR). Join hands-on, in-person content creation workshop led by Hoverlay and co-hosted by NOW Art on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. Register here.
  • July 1, 2022 – For the 3rd year in a row, visitors to Canal Convergence art festival in Scottsdale AZ will view the AR artworks and experiences through the ScottsdalePublicArt+ channel on Hoverlay. Read more.

June 2022

  • June 28, 2022 – Grand Ave Augmented is a new initiative produced by Los Angeles Downtown Center Business Improvement District to attract visitors and activate the public spaces of Downtown’s Grand Avenue cultural corridor through an AR walking tour. Artists, local businesses and institutions are encouraged to attend one of the two online workshops being offered on June 28, 2022 and presented by DCBID executive director, Nick Griffin, NOW Art founder & chief curator, Carmen Zella, and Hoverlay CEO and Co-founder, Nicolas Robbe. Register here.
  • June 24, 2022 – Listen to an enlightening conversation with Hoverlay’s CEO and Co-founder Nicolas Robbe titled “Seeking Deeper Connection through Augmented Reality” in DataRobot’s podcast series More Intelligent Tomorrow. Listen to this podcast here.
  • June 14, 2022 – For the 3rd year in a row, annual WildWalls 2022 event in Jackson Hole Wyoming, organized by JH Public Art, will combine public murals with Augmented Reality (AR) through Hoverlay to promote an understanding and awareness of the region’s ecosystem through contemporary scientific research. Learn more about this art event.
  • June 7, 2022 – Supported by The City of Toronto and Artworx TO, The Toronto Island Puzzle Tour project has launched an Augmented Reality historical tour via Hoverlay platform. The project is based upon the in depth interviews and archival research from the feature documentary, “The City Island”. Each of the five locales were taken from scenes in the documentary and augmented with immersive content. Learn more about this exciting historical AR tour in Toronto.

May 2022

  • May 26, 2022 – WGBH Boston features new sci-fi Augmented Reality exhibition “Alpha 60” curated by the artist and art curator Michael Lewy. The exhibit brings Augmented Reality art from 19 different artists to the Boston’s Emerald Necklace parks system. Read more about this amazing AR exhibition.
  • May 13, 2022 – New Collectors Gallery in New York opens an NFT exhibition titled THE ART IS NOT HERE that uses Hoverlay to display artwork. Brendan Dugan, Emily Galvin, Alex Leav, and Timothy Nazzaro have developed an NFT project over the past month with the gallery, learning how best to utilize our spatial publishing platform in the context of their art practice. Learn more about this NFT art exhibition.
  • May 13, 2022 – For the second year in a row, Northeastern University uses Hoverlay to greet graduate students with AR holograms of the President and University Deans at 2022 Commencement ceremony. Learn more.
  • May 11, 2022 – The live concert by the Berklee NYC graduate student and artist Danielle Parkka held at Power Station at Berklee NYC building provided a parallel layer of artist-created Augmented Reality (AR) content powered by Hoverlay platform. The immersive content for each of the songs in the live set was triggered by MIDI notes and experienced on mobile devices through Hoverlay’s camera browser. Read the press release.
  • May 9, 2022 – Hoverlay Spaces platform is a finalist for 2022 Auggie Awards in the category of “Best Creator & Authoring Tool”. The judges will select the winner in the early June. Thanks for all of you who voted for your favorite spatial publishing platform. See the finalists.

April 2022

  • April 18, 2022 – Concord Academy kicks off its centennial activity with student created AR walk and virtual historical tours using Hoverlay platform. Concord Academy students worked with the Concord Museum, the Concord Public Library, the Concord Academy Archive, and other local history institutions to explore and retell the stories of the land that is now Concord Academy. Learn more about Concord Academy Augmented Reality centennial experiences.

  • April 11, 2022 – Hoverlay Spaces AR platform is officially nominated for the annual Auggie Awards 2022 in the category Best Creator & Authoring Tool.
  • April 4, 2022 – Hoverlay Spaces platform introduces a new feature that includes 360 photos and 360 videos content placements. Users can “walk through” a portal door that brings them to 360 environments from their physical space. Try Hoverlay Spaces.

March 2022

  • March 14, 2022 – Superchief Gallery NY and Hoverlay team up for an experiential Augmented Reality NFT exhibition launched at the annual 2022 Hydra NFT Event in Denver CO. The AR exhibition features two great NFT artists Arsen Arzumanyan and Robness. Learn more about this NFT exhibition.

February 2022

  • February 24, 2022 – Hoverlay participates in Berklee NYC organized “Innovation Week” a four-day conference and art hackathon, held at the legendary Power Station recording studio in New York. The event showcases a DJ performance augmented with AR content published and experienced via Hoverlay. Learn more about “Innovation Week” by Berklee NYC.
  • February 22, 2022 – Nicolas Robbe and Milan Kovacev of Hoverlay hold a series of workshops including a workshop on AR content creation and placement as well as the workshop on spatial audio and AR. Nicolas Robbe participates at Berklee organized industry panel on AR platforms. Learn more about “Innovation Week” by Berklee NYC.

January 2022

  • January 29, 2022 – A hands-on workshop exploring history, practice, and production of Augmented Reality (AR) art is organized by InterAccess, a non-profit gallery from Toronto Canada. The workshop is led by John Craig Freeman, a contemporary artist and a Professor of Art & Technology at Emerson College and Nicolas Robbe, CEO and Co-founder of Hoverlay.
  • January 24, 2022 – An AR project “Model Trash” by Pace University’s Fall 2021 Mobile Media class taught by Will Pappenheimer is put together in response to the “Sanitation Celebration” show at Pace University Gallery. The project conjures the ever-growing energy cost of digital storage.  Learn more about this Pace University AR exhibit.

December 2021

  • December 15, 2022 – Northeastern University’s immersive media lab selects Hoverlay Spaces as their immersive media publishing tool for art, journalism, and history classes.

November 2021

  • November 14, 2021 – For the second consecutive year, Hovelay is used for creation and placement of immersive content at 20 different locations around downtown Scottsdale AZ for an annual Canal Convergence 2021 public art event. The art event is organized by Scottsdale Public Art. Learn more about Canal Convergence 2021 Augmented Reality art.
  • November 5, 2021 – During Canal Convergance 2021 art event, Hoverlay team presents at CODAWorx annual CODASummit titled “The Intersection of Art, Technology and Place”. Hoverlay’s CEO Nicolas Robbe gives a workshop on AR content creation and placement at Arizona State University.

October 2021

August 2021

  • August 4, 2021 – For the second consecutive year, SMASH Academy hosts its second virtual National Pitch Competition. Over 600 scholars use Hoverlay publishing platform to create and place immersive content to address issues affecting their local communities. Learn more about SMASH National Pitch Competition.

July 2021

  • July 23, 2021 – Hoverlay teams up with Superchief Gallery NY for the gallery exhibition opening and featuring NFT artworks of the legendary IRAK CREW founders, Mike Irak & Kunle Irak with AR NFT content available through OpenSea.

June 2021

  • June 10, 2021 – For the second consecutive year, Jackson Hole Public Art launches WildWalls murals paired with AR via Hoverlay platform, transforming 11 static murals into live animations and giving spectators a rich look at conservation efforts in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Learn more about this Jackson Hole Public Art augmented reality exhibit.

May 2021

  • May 12, 2021 – Northeastern University deploys various AR experiences during their 2021 commencement celebration. Four different locations are chosen to convey congratulatory messages to students, using a mix of videos and green screen hologram videos. Experienced through their mobile devices while on the campus, these augmented locations make a memorable and fun event for students and their families. Learn more about Northeastern University 2021 commencement AR experiences.