Month: February 2017

Final Project Proposal

For my final project for Magic windows, I am continuing my work on NYC rats’ API. I will compare the API’s GPS location with the location of the device and Iwill map all the buildings in Saint Marks Place, between the 2nd and 3rd Avenues. Each building will have its own rat representation.    

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Rat Testing and Research

Research and Feedback: This week I have talked with many different people about my project. I have received a lot of feedback and references for additional research materials and inspirations. I talked with Uri Berger, a friend of Shir, who did his Ph.D. on disgust. The conversation was fascinating. He walked me through different disgust theories and helped me better

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Sipori Savta – old wives’ tales

My Grandmother is the best storyteller I know. My initial idea was to use jewelry my grandmother gave me and to tell their story. She travels a lot and every time, she has a new story to tell and a new piece of jewelry. I sent her the pictures of the jewelry pieces I brought with

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Rat Temple – audio piece

I used short videos that I had of my mother filming. She came to visit me in India and we went to the Rat temple in Jaipur. Please make sure that the subtitles are on because some of the audio is in Hebrew.   These rats are believed to be holy. According to legend, the goddess

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Tongue

This week I was playing with Vuforia. I created a cylinder target object and added the “Look at Me” script. My main mistake, that took most of my time in the process, was choosing a poor image as my target. I even color printed it before checking its rating in Vuforia target manager.   I  build

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AR, Animals and Abandoned Buildings

This weekend I was looking for abandoned sites. I was looking for an abandoned theater based on the following map: Unfortunately, I could not find it. After further exploring this map I saw the Highline mentioned as part of the deserted sites, what made me think it was not as up to date as I thought.

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Projection AR

For the first assignment, Shir and I created a spatial augmented reality experience using projection. We had to stick with the 3 characteristics of AR/MR: two layers combined interactive in real time registered in 3d space Our first instinct was to use the fridge. We thought of augmenting a figure inside the fridge, and use the door

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