Augmenting Reality

Augmenting Reality — Design 'Pokemon Go' Like Data Visualizations

Camp Instructor(s): Andreas Bueckle, CNS, SOIC, IUB

Skill Level: Beginner - Advanced

Ratio Guarantee: 8 students per instructor, max 20 students per camp week.

Ages: 13 and up

Prerequisite: None

Software: Unity Game Engine and Vuforia

Time: Monday - Friday, 9am - 4pm

Location: Room GY447, see location.

Cost: $375

Course Description:

Design 'Pokemon Go'-like visualizations that augment the physical, real-world environment with supplemental computer-generated imagery and sound. Spend the first two days learning Unity and Vuforia and understand how to use image targets and augmented reality (AR) markers. Then, let your favorite 3D objects appear in special places, add explanatory text or sound to recognized objects and places. Use your phone or tablet to augment your very own reality.

What Students Take Home: Students take the sculpture they build and all code they implemented home.

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