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Hug@ree is an interactive experience in which participants hug a real tree, providing a bond between urban beings and the forest nature.
The tree is instrumented to record and transmit a video loop of each hug to a real-time interactive video collage. People can interact by positioning their own video loop on the tree branches. Multiple Hug@ree instances around the world collect tree hugs that are uploaded to an online platform, composing a global shared embrace of nature.

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Hug@ree is an ARTiVIS experience by Mónica Mendes, Pedro Ângelo and Nuno Correia
Collaborations » AZ labs: Ricardo Lobo, João Carvalho [AZ sprint], Margarida Faria [Virtual Hug], Maurício Martins [electronics] | Valentina Nisi [IEEE WHC]

+ info » http://hugatree.artivis.net

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Mónica Mendes

Research iterations on Arts, Real-Time Video and Interactivity for Sustainability.

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