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  • DW Presents at Annual TEA SATE Conference

    Digital Worlds Director James Oliverio, faculty Diana Reichenbach and student Alex Pinchin attended the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) Storytelling, Architecture, Technology and Experience (SATE) conference in Sarasota, FL, on October 3, 2014. The SATE conference featured various keynote speakers who shared their knowledge on these four different aspects of themed entertainment. The Themed Entertainment Association hosts the annual SATE conference to celebrate creativity and further knowledge in the industry. Digital Worlds was invited to speak about its programs and the growing importance of digital media in education.

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  • The Digital Worlds Institute Presents AV Club: Apptronica Live

    The University of Florida Digital Worlds Institute presented local and international electronic music artists in AV Club: Apptronica Live on October 24th, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at Digital Worlds REVE immersive theatre.

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  • DW Creates Supportive App for Brain Stimulation Patients

    The UF Health Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration collaborated with Digital Worlds Institute programmer Reid Perkins-Buzo and DW Director James Oliverio to create a potentially life-saving application for Iphone and Android. The app measures the battery life left in a deep brain stimulator (DBS), a device implanted in over 100,000 people suffering from a range of neurological disorders. The implications of a low battery are daunting-- it can mean a resurgence of crippling symptoms in patients. But that worry is minimized with the development of the new Deep Brain Stimulation Battery Estimator (DBS BE).

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