Category Archives: Projects

AVR-HID

The AVR-HID device is a six channel, 10-bit analog-to-digital converter which communicates with a computer over the USB connection. It has been designed as a cheap, realtively simple, DIY alternative to many of the available…

McGill Digital Orchestra

The McGill Digital Orchestra was a research/creation project supported by the Appui à la recherche-création program of the Fonds de recherche sur la société et la culture (FQRSC) of the Quebec government. The aim was…

UltraTangibles

Tangible objects placed on interactive surfaces allow users to employ a physical object to manipulate digital content. However, creating the reverse effect—having digital content manipulate a tangible object placed on the surface—is a more challenging…

Social Acceptance

With gesture-based interactions in mobile settings becoming more popular, there is a growing concern regarding the social acceptance of these interaction techniques. This project examined the factors that effect social acceptance of gesture-based interfaces in…

Mobile Kinect

We have developed a mobile, battery-powered, wireless depth camera based on (and compatible with) Microsoft’s Kinect. The goal is to deploy this camera as a mobile 3D scanner in archaeological settings. More information is available…