NEEAR

ABOUT

Navigating an Educational Experience through Augmenting our Reality (NEEAR) is mobile augmented reality (MAR) learning experience to assist in accessing expert perspectives.  This  tablet application was designed, built and formally evaluated to embed video that overlays experts in an ecological environment.

EXPERT                               LEARNER                       LEARNER + TABLET



CHALLANGE
Experts are expensive.  How might we learn from video's of experts in a situated context?

MY ROLE
design lead: interactions, experience, presentations
user research: interviews, observations, evaluations, testings
project management: created schedules, set deadlines
video editing: cartoon set, interview questions, movie editing
new vertical augmented reality explorations: Hand sketching, montage, scale drawing

MAJOR PROBLEM SOLVED
Computer vision in an ecological environment became unsolvable with our timeframe.  To explore novel research in vertical augmented exploration I helped to innovate on approaches that used GPS and gyroscope inputs.  This allowed us to overlay dynamic graphics and text with accessing video feed to situate expert in context.

 

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