20 February, 11:05-11:20

‘Immersive live experiences: 8K Video, 3D audio and Beethoven’s 9th’

Presented by Spin Digital


Join us for an enlightening presentation on the future of live performance technology, presented by the CEO of SPIN DIGITAL, Mauricio Alvarez Mesa, featuring the recent concert of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony by the NHK Symphony Orchestra, streamed live in groundbreaking 8K resolution. This event goes beyond simply enhancing current streaming services; it aims to showcase the vast potential of the latest media technologies in creating deeply immersive experiences for audiences worldwide.

Discover the cutting-edge development of live streaming in 8K video and 3D audio, tailored for immersive XR spaces, and learn how these innovations provide new avenues for engaging with performances like never before. The collaboration with leading partners across the arts, technology, and science sectors seeks to develop practical applications that not only draw in new audiences but also increase access to cultural experiences and create novel formats for music and the performing arts.


Mauricio Alvarez-Mesa

CEO and Co-Founder, Spin Digital

Mauricio is the CEO and co-founder of Spin Digital, a Berlin-based company specialized in video compression and streaming for next-generation media. Mauricio is responsible for the general management, business development, industry initiatives and partnerships. He has been part of several international R&D projects related to video streaming, VR and immersive technologies, including the EU funded project Immersify.eu. His work and interests lie in the confluence of video coding, streaming, immersive media, and vision science with. cinema, art, and high technology businesses. Mauricio holds a PhD degree in Computing Engineering from UPC (Barcelona, Spain) and an Electrical Engineering degree from University of Antioquia (Medellin, Colombia).


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