Portals come in many forms

Portal™ structures include Outdoor Portal_Containers, Indoor Containers, Portal_Screens, Portal_Inflatables, Portal_Buses and Portal_Rooms. We are even able to integrate existing AV systems into our Portals network. Through patented innovations in hardware, software and design, participants can use Portal environments to engage life-size, making eye contact, as if sharing the same space. Learn more.

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They exist around the world

Portals are set up at diverse locations including museums, universities, technology hubs, refugee camps and arts centers. Learn more.

Afghanistan

Cuba

Jordan

Germany

Honduras

India

Iraq

Iran

Kazakhstan

Kenya

Mexico

Myanmar

Pakistan

 

Palestine

Rwanda

South Korea

Spain

United Kingdom

United States

 

And are run by diverse Portal_Curators

 

Together, Portal Curators form a trusted, global community of people who program dialogues, classes and events, lead local outreach and provide live language interpretation. Learn more.

 

Learn & Teach

Language Practice a new language with native speakers.

Language

Practice a new language with native speakers.

History Learn about Syrian, Rwandan, or Afghan history from former mujahideen fighters, refugees from the DRC, and Syrian historians.

History

Learn about Syrian, Rwandan, or Afghan history from former mujahideen fighters, refugees from the DRC, and Syrian historians.

Science & Technology Explore startup ideas with entrepreneurs in tech hubs from Gaza City to the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

Science & Technology

Explore startup ideas with entrepreneurs in tech hubs from Gaza City to the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

Design & Create

Perform for large, live audiences Perform for a live audience of thousands around the globe. Learn more about Portals for Music and Dance.

Perform for large, live audiences

Perform for a live audience of thousands around the globe. Learn more about Portals for Music and Dance.

Create new artworks Make original, collaborative works of art.

Create new artworks

Make original, collaborative works of art.

Design new products Design, code, and build new products with innovators around the globe.

Design new products

Design, code, and build new products with innovators around the globe.

Play & Connect

Launch global conversations Create a global dialogue on any topic, from climate change to video games.  

Launch global conversations

Create a global dialogue on any topic, from climate change to video games.

 

Bring supporters to causes Connect concerned citizens together to address the problems of our time.

Bring supporters to causes

Connect concerned citizens together to address the problems of our time.

Celebrate Host dance parties, gaming nights, religious celebrations and storytelling competitions.

Celebrate

Host dance parties, gaming nights, religious celebrations and storytelling competitions.

Portals Overview Video

 
 
 

Portal Reactions

“It seem[s] like you’re standing right in front of me. It’s an amazing technology...[and] the good thing is when I sneeze, you have no danger of catching anything. It’s one of the great advantages of…[the] Portal.”
— U.S. President Barack Obama
An amazing experience.
— Columnist Fareed Zakaria
You feel you are right there.
— Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power
The longer I stayed inside, the more I realized the power of communication — especially between people we’re told we shouldn’t communicate with. Art can change the world — and this project is an epic first step!
— Documentary Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock
 

News Clips on Special Projects


Refugee & IDP Portals


Portal Dialogues on Criminal Justice

 

Press

 

Reactions