CONNECTING THE EDGES - IOCOM Helps Power IDMAA Featured Performance Event Produced by Digital Worlds Institute

University of Florida's Digital Worlds Institute delivers another technologically ground-breaking event at IDMAA 2010 "The Digital Narrative" Conference

VANCOUVER, B.C. - November 3, 2010 - IOCOM, a leading software provider for video collaboration capabilities, is proud to assist Digital World Institute with the upcoming International Digital Media Arts Association Conference 2010 being held at the Emily Carr University in Vancouver, British Columbia, November 4-6. IOCOM wishes its long-time partner, Digital Worlds Institute, great success at the world premiere of "CONNECTING the EDGES: An Inter-Continental LiveVibe," the featured performance event at the conference. IOCOM's innovative software is featured in the performance.

"CONNECTING the EDGES" joins together artists and engineers located across the world in real time. The Featured PerformanceEvent, which has performers linked in between remote locations, begins simultaneously on Thursday November 4, 2010 at 5PM PST Vancouver time, 9 AM East Asia time and 8PM EST.

Building on the network-based global collaborations pioneered by the Digital Worlds Institute's "In Common: TIME" (ICT) series, CONNECTING the EDGES will feature three innovative ICT performances: I-M-AGE, WebJam YVR, and in the SAME SPACE at the SAME TIME. More details on the performances are described here:

This special event is organized and produced by the University of Florida's Digital Worlds Institute in collaboration with the Emily Carr University, the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Organic Motion of New York, ZeroCSeven of Japan, IOCOM of Chicago and IDMAA 2010 Vancouver.

IOCOM has provided technical resources, software and equipment in support of this event. "When James [Oliverio, Executive Director of Digital Worlds Institute] calls, I know it is going to be a great event and unique use of our software and we are always pleased to have IOCOM assist in any way that we can. Digital Worlds pushes the boundaries of real-time collaboration and our software is right there with them," explained Jim Miller, Executive Vice-President of IOCOM. Miller added, "People will be amazed at what they have come up with this time."

Event Information
The global audience can watch the show at and also participate live via their smart phones (or other network-connected devices).
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