Interactive Poster Review

Reviewing the independence poster project I think overall it went very well. As documented before, the reception to the poster was largely positive. Also judging my poster’s success against my stated aims it was largely successful. It portrayed many media concepts, albeit in a symbolic way. It was also entertaining to the audience but as […]

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Final Installation

After testing my piece in two different environments I was ready to display my piece in the public foyer. I chose to display my work at the TV screens by the entrance of the foyer as I had learnt from previous testing that the main ¬†footfall is through this entrance. Therefore I had a greater […]

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Skater Testing

After my in-depth interview I needed to test my sketch with a wider audience. I play roller derby and I decided to take my laptop with me to a free skate session to test my sketch out on my team mates. As most people were busy with skating I did not want to disturb them […]

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User Testing: Interview

After coming up with an interactive Processing sketch that I was happy with, I wanted to test it out on others to see how they would react to it and also how the sketch reacts with multiple people on screen. To start with, I decided to show it to a flat mate and thankfully she […]

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Better Birds

Historical cards of various pigeon breeds After I had a working model of my sketch working I decided to see if I could improve the birds in my sketch. At the moment I had only one type of bird, however I wanted to include more in my sketch. There are a few reasons for this, […]

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Putting it all Together

After getting a satisfying result from testing the movements of my birds and the way they flock together, now it was time to put these sketches together with the sketch I built before where circles are attracted to people’s faces which are picked up by a camera. Thanks to my practice with Processing, I found […]

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Boids and Flocks

As stated before, immersion in an interactive medium is dependent on the realism of the movement of the objects in the environment. One area where I was having problems with this in my previous experimentation was with the interaction between the birds. One way I could incorporated some kind of collision detection would be with […]

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