[KwartzLab] Felt Lab Tour: Monday June 11 at 6:30 pm
punkin at mag3.14159.ca
Tue Jun 5 16:20:46 EDT 2012
Awesome; thanks for organizing this, Doug!
Is there still a Board Meeting that night?
On 2012-06-05, at 3:11 PM, doug moen wrote:
> Note the changed date: next week (not next month).
> I've arranged a tour of the Felt Lab on Monday June 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 have
> 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?
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