I went to the Samsung Gear 360 VR workshop last Saturday. It taught me how to use Gear 360 to record videos and take pictures. I am still learning the VR post effect editing with Adobe. It is very cool. I highly recommend that EdLab checks it out for potential projects. The software on Samsung phone could immediately provide VR post effects. However, I could only download the original images and videos to my computer. 
As we continue to refine and introduce or re-introduce applications it might be useful to consider how we engage new users and orient them. Check out this interview and related article on ways to assess the onboarding process and create more successful users. Helping users accomplish something meaningful to...
We have been exploring the possibilities of creating lighting scenarios that are more natural than the typical indoor lighting patterns available in most places. A particularly appealing option is something that approximates the lighting pattern on a forest floor on a sunny day where the sunlight is filtered through various layers of tree branches and leaves.  A new product, 
As a Designer I'm always designing for the experience for all users. One of the most important parts of design, to me, is the ability of the user to understand and read the information of the design. And 
Check out a new set of video clips of Disney's Avatar feature at Disney World's Animal Kingdom.  The use of projection provides some great examples of using environmental video to create immersive experiences.  Although their plants are a bit more colorful than ours, there are other obvious similarities.
I came across this article on Creative Bloq about fun and unique 404 error pages. The creators of these websites took some extra time designing the 404 error pages so they're in line with the company's branding and spirit. Encountering an error page while searching for something is oftentimes a frustrating experience for users. By paying special attention to the design, however, these creators have turned errors into an opportunity to showcase their design capabilities and offer an entertaining experi...
Bathroom DJ is one of the many accessories we offer to enhance the Learning Theater experience. On June 8th LT will be hosting the TC Board of Trustees and the theme is
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Addressing gender and racial inequalities in STEM remains a social and economic pursuit. The majority of software engineers are white males. For example, at Google only one percent of its tech employees are black and only three percent are Hispanic. Oakland, one of the most diverse cities in the US, is implementing computer science as part of its curriculum in almost all of their public schools. Two years ago, there were only three public schools in Oakland offe...
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Look Familiar?The Learning Theater isn't the only place people are experimenting with technology to create augmented experiences. The 4DSOUND experiment and institute has made a custom environment for listening.A group of composers, tech...
Free VintagevPosters has released a collection of high resolution classic posters that can be downloaded and printed.  The collection is diverse, covering movies, travel, entertainment, and a range of other topics.