Projects

Axel, the Guitar-Playing Robot

Justin Joyce, with the assistance of Gautam Prabhu and Russ Huang, completed a prototype in Spring of 2018 for a unique guitar-playing robot design called “Axel.”

Project Grip: Creating touch for VR environments

Virtual reality today is missing a core element of the reality that it emulates: touch. To fill that gap, Nikhil Baddam and Owen Friesen are constructing a haptic glove for Virtual Reality Environments

Outdoor LED Umbrella

Robert Li’s LED Umbrella Project includes the creation and display of 4 large outdoor umbrellas decorated with LEDs that are controlled by an Arduino. The Arduino is an open source microcontroller that Robert codes to control the colors and patterns of the LED strips. This project is currently in the…
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“Stock Images of War”: Assault Recovery in VR

LK’s project, Stock Images of War, is a 360 film about recovery and the emotional turmoil that comes with the trauma after surviving sexual assault. LK thought it extremely important to make her film in 360 Virtual Reality film format. Using this format, the viewer is no longer a passive…
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Podcast Bootcamp Intersession Course

During Winter Intersession 2018 the DMC partnered with Writing Seminars to present the Podcast Bootcamp intersession course. The course was an intensive, week long introduction to creating podcasts. The class was composed of lectures and hands on workshops including recording, editing, and promotion.

The Digital Da Vinci Award

Leonardo Da Vinci was the quintessential Renaissance thinker who combined ideas from many disciplines. What ideas do you have to lead us into a new era? What tools, materials, and mentoring would it take to get your idea off the napkin and into the real world? Is your idea Leonardo-worthy? The DMC has money available for creative projects!

StoryNest Soundscape

During Fall orientation the JHU Digital Media Center invited incoming freshman and their parents/guardians to pose for family portraits and share their stories, thoughts, and feelings about the transition to Hopkins. Everyone’s audio recordings were mixed together to create a soundscape serving as a shared reflection on the transition to college at Johns…
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View from the Nest: Class of 2017

View from the Nest: Class of 2017 was an opportunity for seniors to capture their last semester on campus. This project was a virtual yearbook, open-sourcing footage from seniors to create a video montage that was shown at graduation. Using funds from the DMC’s Creative Use of Technology Grant, the…
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