• Augmented Reality in Understandings of Puerto Rican Culture Course

    In the Spring of 2022 Professor Amanda Guzman wanted her students to experiment with augmented reality as a means of exploring and engaging with Puerto Rican culture. This activity was largely inspired by The Mi Querido Barrio Augmented Reality Exhibition & Tour created by the The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute. Students were asked to choose an object or location to research and create an augmented reality experience to allow visitors to engage with it in a different way. Some of the topics included the Monument to the Puerto Rican Family on the grounds of the learning corridor, the Roberto Clemente mural at Colt Park, and a mural by…

  • Using Kaltura Capture as a stand alone screen recording tool

    One way to grab short video clips is by using Kaltura Capture. Normally Kaltura Capture is used to load videos to Kaltura mediaspace or Moodle but it can be used to create screen captures to be used locally as well. To start login at https://trincoll.mediaspace.kaltura.com/ Click add new and start Kaltura Capture. If it is not already installed you will have to download and install it. For Macs be sure to allow permissions to use the camera, microphone and screen recording. Once Capture opens check the settings by clicking the Manage link on the right side of the recording tool. Click the settings icon and make sure Record system audio is…

  • Using Blippar to Build an Augmented Reality Experience

    Blippar (https://www.blippar.com/) offers a few different methods to create augmented really experiences. For the purposes of this overview we will focus on creating an experience for the Blippar App using their easy to use web based BlippBuilder. You can also use BlippBuilder to create web based experiences. The app is more appropriate to use objects or printed images as markers to access AR content including images, audio and video. The web based version is better if you want to see a 3d object in your current surroundings. You can view a few examples by downloading the Blippar app, then clicking and scanning the full size images linked below. Note in…

  • Immersive Experiences

    An immersive experience can include a wide range of technologies including 360 images and video, Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR). There is considerable overlap in these definitions so we often use the terms Mixed Reality (MR) or eXtended Reality (XR) to cover the entire range of possibilities. This guide is intended to present a few examples of these technologies to give you an idea of what each one is and what it looks like. See Penn State’s IMEX Lab for many more examples and resources. 360° Images and Video 360° images and video are captured by special cameras with 2 or more lenses to capture the entire surroundings…

  • Atlas.ti

    Trinity College has a license for Atlas.ti for qualitative data analysis. It is installed on all public computers and is also available on our Windows Virtual Desktop. The current version requires all users to create a free Atlas.ti account in order to use the software. Use your Trinity College email address to create an account linked to our license. You can also download the installer from this site. Any accounts created with a non Trinity email address will be removed. Contact david.tatem@trincoll.edu if you have any questions.