[KwartzLab] Felt Lab Tour: Monday July 11 at 6:30 pm
jrnelson at studiojrn.com
Tue Jun 5 14:50:44 EDT 2012
Looking at the email below yours, did you mean July 11th or June 11th?
On Jun 5, 2012 11:47 AM, "doug moen" <doug at moens.org> wrote:
> I've arranged a tour of the Felt Lab on Monday July 11 at 6:30 pm.
> I hope the time works for most people. Agnes asked for a weekday.
> Chris wants "late afternoon", but I don't want it too early, because I
> figure many people are going to be at work during standard work hours.
> So I'm suggesting 6:30 pm.
> Christopher wants to play with the toys, so I've arranged that (see below).
> This will mostly be a talk and a tour, so that we can figure out where
> our mutual interests lie, and how the two labs can work together.
> There will be opportunities to play with a subset of the equipment,
> and expanded opportunities at later visits.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Jennifer Janik <jenjanik at gmail.com>
> Date: 5 June 2012 12:34
> Subject: Re: Felt Lab tour and initial contat
> To: doug moen <doug at moens.org>, bod at kwartzlab.ca
> Cc: David Goodwin <dgoodwin at uwaterloo.ca>
> Hi Doug
> We are currently working on documentation of the capabilities and "how
> to" documentation for all the equipment in our lab. We're not quite
> ready to be able to support working with all the pieces of the
> equipment, however, there are some things you can work with easily.
> Next week, I could accommodate a visit/tour either Monday or Tuesday,
> afternoon or evening - June 11 or 12. The week after that is also
> wide open and we should have better documentation by then.
> In terms of equipment you can play with before I have documentation, we
> GestureTek Cube (you can bring images or flash programs and we can
> load them up and play with the effects).
> Christie Digital MicroTiles - Essentially they are like a monitor so
> we could connect them as a display to whatever you have. Our wall is
> a 4x6 array of tiles so it's quite large and you can display large
> resolution images/videos.
> We might be able to add the Kinect Camera with the MicroTile wall if
> you want to experiment with any Kinect Hacks.
> I could also provide a list of equipment we have and if you want to
> explore them further we can talk about arranging that as well.
> Let me know what you'd like to do. Perhaps a tour and talk might be a
> good start?
> On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 11:11 AM, David Goodwin <dgoodwin at uwaterloo.ca>
> > Hi Doug:
> > Good to make contact. I believe you know, Jennifer Janik, our REAP/Felt
> integration expert.
> > Because you'd like to have direct access to the equipment, I'll need to
> loop you in with Jennifer, who is currently working with engineering
> students to make the infrastructure accessible to others.
> > Jennifer, can you let Doug know what might be involved in visiting the
> lab and when we might be ready to prepare the lab for access?
> > Thanks for following up,
> > Best
> > Dave
> > On 01/06/2012 4:59 PM, doug moen wrote:
> >> Dr Goodwin. I've canvassed the members, and there are about 10 of us
> >> who would like to visit the Felt Lab. One person has requested a
> >> weekday, and other person would like to make sure that we can play
> >> with the equipment, and not merely look at it.
> >> You suggested next week. Tuesday is bad, it's our open house. What
> >> other days are available, and what time should we come?
> >> Thanks for the invitation,
> >> Doug Moen.
> >> On 31 May 2012 11:10, Robert Gissing<robert.gissing at primal.com> wrote:
> >>> Guys;
> >>> I met and had a great chat with Dr David Goodwin, he is involved with a
> >>> makerspace like setup called the Felt Lab and would like to give us and
> >>> interested members a tour of their facility. They work in User
> >>> and have industry support to help innovators come up with new ways to
> >>> with graphics. I have included him in this email thread so Doug Moen
> >>> Darcy could get in touch with him regarding a meetup. He is really
> >>> excited about what we do.
> >>> Gus
> >>> -----Original Message-----
> >>> From: David Goodwin [mailto:dgoodwin at uwaterloo.ca]
> >>> Sent: Monday, May 28, 2012 12:45 PM
> >>> To: robert.gissing at primal.com
> >>> Subject: tour of Felt
> >>> Greetings Gus:
> >>> Good to meet with you last week about the Quartz Lab and to open up
> >>> discussions about possible points of intersection with REAP and the
> >>> lab.
> >>> You can learn more about us at: http://www.reapwaterloo.ca/
> >>> I was wondering if you and a few members of your team might be
> >>> in an after hours tour next week sometime?
> >>> Best,
> >>> Dave
> Jennifer Janik
> Digital Experience Integrator
> University of Waterloo - ECH 2113
> REAP -- Research Entrepreneurs Accelerating Prosperity
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