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Super VR: When Objects Gain Superpowers in Virtual and Augmented Reality

Super VR: When Objects Gain Superpowers in Virtual and Augmented Reality

DAHRC VR-riors and AR-riors   Pratt DAHRC is pleased to announce the Super VR initiative. Having created the first Virtrual Reality and Augmented Reality lab in the Institute, DAHRC group has taken on a series research projects to exemplify explorations and investigation of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality experiences and applications. Through a deep & wide investigation and thorough analysis,(…)

BETTER MUSIC | MUSIC BETTER INITIATIVE: Music + Design Research to Empower Musicians, Enhance Music Experience, and Expand the Boundary for Music Industry

BETTER MUSIC | MUSIC BETTER INITIATIVE: Music + Design Research to Empower Musicians, Enhance Music Experience, and Expand the Boundary for Music Industry

Pratt DAHRC has launched an initiative to cater to the needs of the musicians and the society. This introduction article has been prepared for the purpose of sharing ideas, references, and examples in order to facilitate discussion among the researchers.  Please provide thoughts and comments as the initiative and the article develops. Teaching at Spotify 2016(…)

AUGMENTED REALITY: DAHRC AR Initiatve with the Microsoft HoloLens

AUGMENTED REALITY: DAHRC AR Initiatve with the Microsoft HoloLens

Pratt DAHRC has received the Microsoft HoloLens Wave 1 Developers’s status. There will be a number of applications to be developed in the category of art, design, medical, entertainment, and fashion. One thing about the holograms: THEY STICK! Once the holograms are placed, they do not shake or jitter.  The tracking capability of the HoloLens(…)

IBEIS + DAHRC: Design, Visualization and Storytelling Meets Computational Ecology, Wildlife Conservation and Citizen Science

IBEIS + DAHRC: Design, Visualization and Storytelling Meets Computational Ecology, Wildlife Conservation and Citizen Science

  Pratt DAHRC has commenced an initiative to collaborate with the IBEIS research group. IBEIS stands for Image-Based Ecological Information System.  With this technology, it is possible for each animal in the wild to be uniquely identified, named, followed, and observed over time. Because this technology utilizes the power of computer vision and data science,(…)

CARNEGIE HALL Performance by THE CHARM: with Pratt DAHRC Research Fellows

CARNEGIE HALL Performance by THE CHARM: with Pratt DAHRC Research Fellows

DAHRC Research fellows Feifei Yang and Jiaju Shen performed at Carnegie Hall along with the talented Chinese music group THE CHARM. The event was produced by the cultural production company FJ International Culture Communications ran by the DAHRC Research Fellows Feifei Yang and  Jiaju Shen. Feifei is a renowned performing musician of the Chinese Huquin music and the instruments. Jiaju is(…)

e-NABLE + DAHRC: Initiative for 3-D Printed Prosthetics and Beyond

e-NABLE + DAHRC: Initiative for 3-D Printed Prosthetics and Beyond

Jon Schull, the founder of e-NABLE, has joined forces with Pratt DAHRC for an initiative. e-NABLE is a global network of volunteers using 3D printing technology to provide mechanically articulating 3-D printed prosthetic hands to those who need but cannot afford them, mostly children.  The hands are provided free of charge. e-NABLE founder Jon Schull has(…)