Weekly Schedule

Fall 2011 Course Schedule

December 7: VIST SHOW

Week 15 (Tue.): System Rehearsal for VIST Show

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Week 14 (Thu.): Final Presentation

Week 14 (Tue.): System Rehearsal

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Week 13 (Tue.): Working Session

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Week 12 (Nov. 15th and 17th) : Working Session

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Week 11 (Thu.): Workding Session

Week 11 (Tue.):  Video Documentation

  • PDF
  • Examples: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
  • December 1: Final Project Presentation
  • December 9 midnight: Blog, Documentation Video, 20 Images

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Week 10: Working Session

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Week 9 (Tue.): Forming teams, brain storming

  • Assignment : Project Description, Conceptual Research, Technical Research, Schedule (Due: Thursday)
  • Portfolio Due: Week 11(Tuesday)
  • System Rehearsal (Nov. 29)
  • Final Presentation (Dec. 1)
  • VIST Show (Dec. 7)
  • Blog, Documentation Video, Photos (Due: Dec. 8 )

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Week 8 (Thu.): Beginning of Final Project

Week 8 (Tue.): Project 2 Exhibition from 8pm – 10pm

  • Meet in the studio at 7pm
  • Pizza time until 7:30pm
  • System set-up starts at 7:30pm

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Week 7 (Thu.): Working Session at the sites (8pm-10pm)

Week 7 (Tue.): Working Session

  • System Rehearsal in your space
  1. 7:30 Shanna, Logan
  2. 7:55 Mike, Oscar, Owen
  3. 8:20 Stephen, Krista, Rachel
  4. 8:45 Amy, Laura, Cameron
  5. 9:10 Sage, Rhiannon, Jarrod
  6. 9:35 Chris, Brandon, Autumn

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Week 6 (Tue.): Working Session

Week 6 (Tue.):

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Week 5 (Tue.): 3D Projection Mapping Intro

  • VPT Tutorial I By Morgan Jenks
  • Box Mapping Exercise: Due 1pm on Thursday (September 29)
    • Team exercise (2-3 people)
    • Projection mapping creating a mood
    • Use at least a couple of boxes (or found objects)
    • Create a documentation video that shows the final result (30 seconds)
    • Include sound effects to enhance the mood
    • Post your video with descriptions on your blog
    • by 1pm on Thursday (September 29)

 

Week 5 (Thu.):

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Week 4 (Tue.): System Rehearsal, Presentation Slides due

Week 4 (Thu.): Project 1 Presentations at Studio A

  • Presentation Schedule
  • 1. 2:20 – 2:45 Oscar, Amy, Rhiannon
    2. 2:45 – 3:10 Stephen, Brandon, Logan
    3. 3:10 – 3:35 Sage, Chris, Cameron
    4. 3:35 – 4:00 Mike, Krista, Autumn
    5. 4:00 – 4:25 Laura, Rachel, Shanna
    6. 4:25 – 4:50 Owen, Jarrod
  • Blog due: September 24
  • Next week (3D Projection Mapping) : install VPT 6.0 on your computer, form a new team (3 people max)
  • VPT 6.0 Manual

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Week 3 (Tue.): Working Session

  • Presentation Brief : pdf
  • Studio A visit (two projectors will be installed)
  • Presentation Order
    1. Oscar, Amy, Rhiannon
    2. Brandon, Stephen, Logan
    3. Chris, Sage, Cameron
    4. Mike, Krista, Autumn
    5. Laura, Shanna, Rachel
    6. Owen, Jarrod

Week 3 (Thu.): Visit IVC + Working Session

  • We will leave at 2:20pm to visit IVC
  • World Builder : Please watch this video. This can be a future of VR.

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Week 2 (Tue.): Projection techniques, concept discussion

Week 2 (Thu.): Stereoscopic display demo, working session

  • Active / Passive Stereoscopic displays demo

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Week 1 (Tue.): Introduction, Setting up a portfolio site and or a blog

Week 1 (Thu.): Brainstorming ideas of immersive spaces

  • Email your blog address and/or portfolio address to Morgan (mjenks@viz.tamu.edu) as soon as possible
  • Assignment: Develop a single concept that you would like to develop for an immersive space, VIST405_week1_02_labexercise and post your concept on your blog by 10pm on Monday (September 5)
  • Inspirations (Sorry, no time to show these in the studio. Please visit each link get some inspirations.
    • Text Rain (1999) by Camille Utterback and Romy Achituv
    • Knee Deep (2009) by Emily Gobeille & Theodore Watson
    • Messa di Voce by Golan Levin, Zach Lieberman
  • IMPORTANT: You will need to create some relationship between the gestures of the user and the response of the system. This relationship should go beyond simple triggering (on/off). Include the quality of the motion and meanings of the experience in your design.
  • DO SOME RESEARCH: Research on other projects that are related to yours and navigation movements from movies or books.
  • Equipments
    • Projectors are available for our studio. Each team can check out one projector from Glen Vigus (C416F)
    • Kinect : We will get a couple of Kinects for our studio soon
    • HMD: We will get a couple of HMDs for our studio soon
  • Office Hour on Monday (September 5)
    • Hwaryoung is available from 10am – 2pm.
    • Morgan is available from 10am – noon.
    • Please email us(hwaryoung@tamu.edu, mjenks@viz.tamu.edu) to schedule a meeting, by Sunday night.
    • Room: C418B or C306A

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