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Eye Contact

Eye Contact

to build empathy and trust

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Life Size

to communicate via body language

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Free Movement

to sustain energy and spur insight

Enter a Portal and connect to people across the globe, as if you're in the same room

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It’s an amazing technology, making it seem like you’re standing right in front of me.

- Barack Obama
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Biamp
United Nations
Juniper Networks
Twitter
Museum for the United Nations
TED
Google Cloud
World Economic Forum
Andover Public Schools
AirBnB
Google
National Geographic
Lego
Johns Hopkins University
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
Coca-Cola
Starbucks
Obama Foundation
Yale University
Zoom
Times Square Arts Alliance
Boston College
Oakland International High School
Gates Foundation
UNICEF
L'Oreal
NEC
Harvard University
Lollapalooza
Cooper Hewitt Design Museum
Biden Cancer Initiative
Aspen Ideas Festival
NASA
European Parliament
AIM Academy
Marymount School
Cornell University
St. Albans School of Public Service
Kabakoo Academy
Opportunigee
Wellington College
Quicken Loans
Marin Academy
Parish Episcopal School
Sziget Festival
Skoll World Forum
Planet Word
Museo Tamayo
Gaza Sky Geeks
Gilman School
BBC
Reeperbahn Festival
Primary
University of Colorado at Boulder
Center for Bioengineering Innovation & Design
Afghanistan National Institute of Music
Birch Wathen Lenox School
International Monetary Fund
Inter-American Foundation
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors
U.S. Institute of Peace
Greenwich Academy
Brooklyn Academy of Museum
Vanderbilt University
Federation Square
United World College
Yale University Art Gallery
Stavros Niarchos Foundation
Women Moving Millions
Doha Debates
World 50
92nd Street Y
Verizon
W Hotels
Makers Valley
RePublica
National Coalition of Girls' Schools
Select CITYWALK
Ablo
Northpark Mall
Heifer International
Tokyo Midtown
Year of Tolerance
Rye Arts Center
Chicago Ideas Week
Texas State University at San Marcos
MacArthur Foundation
Imagination Celebration
RYOT
Narrative4
K-Array
Youth and Family Center
MiSK
United Nations Population Fund
ReFocus Media Labs
New Lab
The Africa Center
Alliance for Peacebuilding
Lu Magnus
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Portals exist around the world

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Powering transformative experiences

Shared Studios Stories Portal was a unique, engaging, and rewarding experience for our conference attendees.

That was one of the most insightful consumer engagement conversations we've ever had.

This is really the most meaningful work I’ve seen at Twitter ever. So inspiring and so moving.

It's an amazing technology, making it seem like you're standing right in front of me.

Portals is a game-changer for global education.

What the Portal does, is it doesn't just give you those faces. It's not a newspaper. You feel you are right there.

Inspiring and groundbreaking.

We have leveraged their Portals network and Journeys to help our customers explore topics of interest to them while boosting our own brand in their eyes.

The Portal experience we had in US History class was one of the coolest experiences I've ever had.

Getting over fear is all you have to do to have a connection.

It was very real, almost like he was standing right there in front of me. It made me so happy I cried.

Portal invents a purer experience.

I will be thinking about my conversation for a long time.

Profoundly beautiful...exactly what social media technology should be used for.

It has been such a gift to be witness to a growing, maturing, loving way of being in this young world.

I will be thinking about my conversation for a long time

By removing this technology from that context and placing it in “art” and making a physical space, Portal invents a purer experience.

This is an experience like no other....I was emotionally speechless

This experience was so eye-opening. Inside the portal, time and place fade away.

Intimate – awkward – human – blessed.

Best first date ever :)

As the translator, this was an amazing and the most eye-opening conversation I’ve had in so long.

we laughed from our hearts, because we connected

It is a jarring and real experience.

Wow! It was like being there.

Fantastic concept + flawless execution

I just witnessed my husband communicate with a refugee in Germany that moved me beyond comprehension.

This was a truly special experience.

This portal is a gift, a treasure in time that I feel will one day be incredibly impacting!

I’ll never forget this day!

I felt as though we were breathing the same air.... The potential to bridge the gap between unlikely spaces, people and time with this project is remarkable!

Thank you for a moving and provocative experience- and for democratizing the U.N.H.Q.

Here’s one step closer to a more unified, tight knit, loving world and human race.

His message - talk with refugees, not about them. Powerful.

The Portal is a place where you lose yourself — however momentarily — and exist in a space with no time, place, language, constraint.

Art can change the world – and this project is an epic fresh step.

Amazing how the first moments and awkwardness gave ground to joy

As an educator, constantly opening my students’ eyes to current happenings in the world...Before I can do that I need to open up my own.

Amazing, incredible profoundly beautiful and connective experience.

Mind blowing.... You are opening your soul and your thoughts to another human being.

We saw a lot of killing in front of us in Mosul, but now we have a better life in the camp. I hope to come here every day and see my lovely friends in the Portal.

The Portal worked perfectly, like magic.

This experience was unimaginable and incredible.

This was the best hour of my life.

Getting to know him briefly has been a highlight of my life.

I felt honored that someone would want to take time out of their day to connect with me.

The Portal was a very unique and sublime experience.

I am grinning. Overjoyed and inspired.

A connection triggered. Lovely and almost ethereal.

I wish this was compulsory education in high schools.

Best birthday present I could get.

I am forever grateful for this opportunity.

It is an exquisite and unforgettable experience!

The Portal is a gift of presence, connection and oneness.

A terribly important art exhibit that instantly breaks down the arbitrary borders we put between countries.

This has changed my life. We need a forever Portal!

Shared Studios came highly recommended to us, and they greatly exceeded our already high expectations.

Best experience ever in my life entering this Portal and speaking with someone from Havana, Cuba.

This was one of the highlights of my life.

I will be thinking about my conversation for a long time.

I know I will cherish and treasure this experience for my whole life.

I had goose bumps and wanted to reach out and touch the screen.

This portal is a gift, a treasure in time that I feel will one day be incredibly impacting!

A terribly important art exhibit that instantly breaks down the arbitrary borders we put between countries.

Inspiring and groundbreaking.

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