Call for GSoC proposals at SAT

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About Google Summer of Code

Google Summer of Code ( is Google's mentorship program for bringing new contributors into open source communities. It's happening again for the 18th year in 2022! Over 18,000 developers from 112 countries have participated.

Google Summer of Code is a unique program where new contributors to open source, ages 18 and over, are paired with a mentor to introduce them to the open source community and provide guidance while they work on a real world open source project over the summer. Projects cover a wide range of fields including: Cloud, Operating Systems, Graphics, Medicine, Programming Languages, Robotics, Science, Security and many more. GSoC Contributors do earn a stipend to work on their medium (~175 hour) or large (~350 hour) projects. This is not an internship but provides an invaluable experience and allows you to be part of an amazing community!

GSoC is a highly competitive program, so don't wait to the last minute to prepare! GSoC Contributors should reach out to the organizations that interest them once orgs are announced on March 7, 2022. Potential GSoC Contributors can apply at from April 4 -19, 2022.

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About The Society for Arts and Technology [SAT]

The Society for Arts and Technology [SAT] is a non-profit organization recognized internationally for the development and creative use of immersive technologies, virtual reality and high-speed networks. Founded in 1996, its triple mission as a center for the arts, training and research, is to enable and host teleimmersive multisensorial experiences.

Open-source tools created at SAT include:

  • Immersive rendering: Mirador (Facilitate the deployment of temporary immersive spaces)
  • Interaction: LivePose (Tool for capturing human poses and movements in real time using computer vision)
  • Projection mapping: Splash (Real time projection mapping engine), Calimiro (Tool for the calibration of immersive environment by structured light)
  • Telepresence: Satellite hub (Immersive 3D social web environment), Scenic (Interacting with Switcher through a graphical user interface), Switcher (Tool for creating collaborative experiences over the Internet)
  • Audio spatialization: Audiodice (Populate the physical space with sound sources), SATIE (Audio spatialization engine for dense live audio scenes), vaRays (Real time calculation of impulse responses for a virtual environment)
  • Data sharing: shmdata (Zero-copy transmission between software on the same computer)

Submit proposals to apply as student contributors at SAT

We encourage participation from students from communities under-represented in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) fields. We aim at increasing the participation of groups traditionally underrepresented in software development (including but not limited to: women, LGBTQ+, underrepresented minorities, and people with disabilities).

To submit proposals to apply as student contributors at SAT, please:

We will then work together with you contributors so that you can submit your proposal, first as a merge request to our repository then by applying on as required by the GSoC program.

GSoC 2022 at SAT: