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Re: [SIGMusic] Fwd: [chp-contest] Computing Habitat Contest submission
- Subject: Re: [SIGMusic] Fwd: [chp-contest] Computing Habitat Contest submission
- From: RJ Marsan <rjmarsan@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 8 Apr 2010 12:35:57 -0500
- Cc: sigmusic-l <sigmusic-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
i'm not free until after 2pm tomorrow, and really not free at all
today. the prizes for this competition are kinda crazy:
Presentation prize $500
Judge's prize $500
Computing Habitat $500
Grand prize $2000
Runner up $1000
Third place $500
its probably worth it to enter, even if its just the table. we were
supposed to write some software for the competition (somehow relating
to making life at seibel center better?), but I never got around to
it, and I doubt anyone else has. Maybe we can run Joel's program? I
guess all we have to do is justify ourselves.
Anyway! I know people are getting these emails. If you're around
tonight and don't have exams: Could you set up the table? We can show
him whatever we have, its better than nothing!
On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 12:28 PM, Jessica Metro <jessica.metro@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> When are we doing this? I have class from 2-5 today and my show opens at
> 5:30. Unless you want to do it tomorrow, I'm free all day except 12-1.
> On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 11:52 AM, RJ Marsan <rjmarsan@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Ack. Its not even set up. Anyone want to help?
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: David E Mussulman <mussulma@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Date: Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 11:10 AM
>> Subject: Re: [chp-contest] Computing Habitat Contest submission
>> To: RJ Marsan <rjmarsan@xxxxxxxxx>
>> We haven't setup a time yet for you to demo your project to me. There's
>> only today and tomorrow remaining to do this, and it's required to
>> participate in the CHPC. Are you planning on submitting? Can we setup
>> a time to show me your project?
>> On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 05:49:54PM -0600, RJ Marsan wrote:
>> > Name of Project: Tacchi Table
>> > Team Members: RJ Marsan: Marsan1@illinois 630-936-1800
>> > Jessica Metro: Metro1@illinois 773-355-1386
>> > Misha Slaven
>> > Jake Mcginty
>> > Alex Paul
>> > Chris Kurtz
>> > Alek Storm
>> > Description: Tacchi Table is a full sized multitouch table, built with a
>> > modified 46" LCD TV. It allows multiple users to interact in ways not
>> > previously possible.
>> > Implementation Plans: Tacchi Table is built by taking the LCD matrix
>> > from a tv, separating it from its backlight, lowering the backlight and
>> > placing infrared cameras in the middle. Infrared light is shown in front of
>> > the surface of the screen, to illuminate objects on the screen but not
>> > interfere with the normal display. The table is roughly 3.5' x 2.5' x 3' in
>> > size, and comes with a powerful computer and audio interface: An all-in-one
>> > solution!
>> > The goal of the project is to allow people to interact with a computer
>> > in a much more natural and personal way. Future plans include a music
>> > application that utilizes this technology.
>> > All people who visit Seible Center will instantly be able to interact
>> > with the table as it requires no instructions or training!
>> > There are no existing Sieble infrastructures used.
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