Dynamic Blocks

In this project we explore the potential connection and interactive experience between physical objects and virtual interface. Specifically, we experiment how real objects can connect with a through multi-touch, and generate changing graphic synchronized with its physical motion. The project has two major components: a physical object (acrylic blocks with transparent conductive film) and  a touch screen (an iPad…

Interactive Cinema

Last week’s reading Dimensional Stroy Space gives me a lot of inspiration about how to use space to break the limitation of traditional story-telling. The first example came into my mind is Sleep No More. I came here once and its experience is really adorable and impressive. With AR technology I learn in this class, I…

Lives in a Cup – Mix Reality

I grew up in a big city so that I never saw fireflies in my childhood. For me, fireflies are magic and romantic. So I decided to create a project about fireflies. I designed an interaction that trapped a bunch of fireflies in a cup and when people open it, they could fly away. I…

Visualize the Value of Dollars

  “What you can buy with the money in your hand?” I decided to visualize the value of dollars using Image Target. At first, I am a little worry about if Unity could tell the difference between 1 dollar, 5 dollar, 10 dollar and 20 dollar for they are a little similar. After test, all…

Brownfields-week1

What is a brownfield? The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines a brownfield as “real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant”. How many brownfields are there? EPA estimates there are more than 450,000 brownfields in the US. Brownfields…