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Unfolding The 8-Bit Era

Unfolding The 8-Bit Era from Disney Research & Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETH) Game Technology Centre (GTC) on Youtube.

ETH Zurich Introduction

The Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETH) Game Technology Center (GTC) provides an umbrella over ETH research, teaching, and outreach in the area of game technology.The ETH GTC connects research groups across ETH that are working on technology relevant and impactful for the game industry.

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The Super Mario gaming project made by Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETH) game Technology Center (GTC). The project is known as Unfolding The 8-Bit Era, an appropriate title given that it’s essentially a 360-degree panoramic variant of video game classics like Super Mario Bros. The world’s only cooperative 8-player, 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System capable of continuous, panoramic side-scrolling on that aforementioned 360-degree display, of course.

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The Super Mario gaming a classic game. Through new play, to make it more interesting and visual effects. To create immersive, multiplayer, interactive experiences.

Smart Japanese Doll

OMG~ This project so creative.  The Japanese company: Culture Japan creates smart doll test. They really enhance the Japanese comic book culture. They do the web and mobile platforms. They use a Mascot character called Mirai Suenaga. Since she was born in 2007, Mirai has team up with many companies to form collaborations around the world. Mirai has had appearances in japan games, anime and has even become a mascot on Malaysia’s electronic payment system cards. It is international famous doll.  The developing team use a 3D print to form the prototype, and put 24 sensors into the doll. Today the work already 70% complement. The doll can connect the twitter and facebook to inform you the massages update. Near future the doll can say “welcome home” by censoring the surrounding environment dynamic changing.

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PuppetWall by capture LED light

The Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT conducts world-class research on future information technology. They presented PuppetWall, a multi-user, multimodal system intended for digitally augmented puppeteering. This application allows natural interaction to control puppets and manipulate playgrounds comprised of background, props and puppets. PuppetWall utilizes hand movement tracking, a multi-touch display and emotion speech recognition input for interfacing.

Ps. HIIT is a joint research institution of Helsinki University of Technology TKK (the Aalto University School of Science and Technology) and the University of Helsinki.

Interactive Puppet Display using openFrameworks and Unity 3D

This interactive puppet display was developed by the team at yoke.dk and was created for the frederica theatre in denmark. For the premiere of the Avenue Q puppet show at Fredericia Teater they have created an interactive Kinect-based installation with which people can control Trekkie – a beastly looking character from the show.

The installation was built using openFrameworks and Unity 3D with the ofxOpenNI add-on. One cool feature aside from how great everything looks is that no calibration pose was required in order to start tracking a users skeleton.

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From Muppets to Digital Puppets by motion capture system

The Jim Henson Company has remained an established leader in family entertainment for over 50 years and is recognized worldwide as an innovator in puppetry, animatronics and digital animation.

In 2008 Jim Henson Company has created some of history’s greatest puppets, including Kermit the Frog, but it’s latest character, Sid the Science Kid, is completely digital. SID THE SCIENCE KID is a new animated kids’ show by the Jim Henson Company. Their innovative puppet masters create characters with motion capture suits…

Animation Production Videos: Making of Sid the Science Kid on below:


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