Hackster.io Make A Booby Trapped Present!

Tonight, we are creating a booby trap to catch sneaky kiddos that look at their presents early! In this edition of Hackster.io we will create a small IoT dummy present that sends parents a text when it is opened alerting them the kids got into the stash! For this workshop we will be using the […]

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New Mexico Becoming a Leader in Immersive Art

New Mexico is about to take a bold step into the future of immersive arts. New Mexico Arts purchased a 50′ portable dome with a 3k seamless projection, an artist friendly server system and are creating art that takes dome presentations to the next level in virtual environments. And it doesn’t stop there. The art will be presented […]

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10 Reasons You Should Attend IMERSA SUMMIT 2014

IMERSA – Immersive Media Entertainment, Research, Science & Arts Early registration will save you $125. If you sign up by January 15. You can register here. 1. Fulldomes and Large Screens are the future of cinema and digital visual art. If you are a filmmaker, artist, writer, producer, distributor, media arts student, engineer (I could […]

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Batch Image Converting

Every time we have a show, there are issues with the files an artist has sent us. This time one of the artists sent the master image sequence as .tif instead of .png. With 7350 individual images to convert, I need an automated solution. With a quick Google search, I found Batch Image Converter 1.0 […]

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Integrating Technology for Dome Production

I have been working with our animation adjunct faculty, J. Craig Tompkins, on integrating animation into high resolution spherical photography. As of last weekend, we have made two pieces of technology work to further our process: the Organic Motion Markerless Motion Capture System and our new Ladybug 3 spherical camera. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nh-0NcX82Cc&w=420&h=315] For our first […]

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