Directions in Dance Technology Research

As I write, I’m in London, having spent the last day as a member of the User Board for EU Horizon 2020 project, WhoLoDance. WhoLoDance is developing a motion capture data library of dance movement across the genres of ballet, contemporary dance, flamenco and Greek folk dance, and a suite of new technological tools for searching, matching, documenting, learning and sharing dance. Movement based search engines, movement generation engines, holographic dance displays and augmented and virtual reality systems (AR and VR) for dance preservation and teaching are just some of the aims of this project.

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