Tools

  • Augmented Reality with Blippar Part 2

    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 that will allow participants o place our scene i their own environment without the need for any apps. For information on creating a location or marker based experience using the Blippar app view Part 1 of this series. (For other examples of Immersive Experiences see this post) Getting Started Once you have an account and are logged in to Blippar you will choose whether you want to use Blippbuilder or the WebSDK. Choose Blippbuilder, then click the button to create a new project and give…

  • Audio Recording and Podcasting Kits

    Digital Learning & Scholarship is excited to support audio recording and podcasting kits as part of the creative technologies collections. Each kit offers users the equipment needed to record and edit audio outside of LITS. Below you’ll find descriptions of each kit and links to instructions for set up and use. Both kits are available for checkout at the Library & IT Desk on Level A Audio Recording and Podcasting Kit (1-microphone set-up)  What You’ll find in the Kit:  Loan Time: 1 day  Get Started: Please review this guide for help setting up and using this kit. Audio Recording and Podcasting Kit (2-microphone set-up)  Contents:  Loan Time: 1 day Get Started: Please review…

  • Create a 3d Model With Metashape

    AgiSoft Metashape is a photogrammetry application that can be used to create 2d or 3d models from images. For some examples of models created by the Trinity community see our collection on Sketchfab. You can download and install a fully functional 30 day trial for Mac or Windows here: https://www.agisoft.com/downloads/installer/. Taking Your Pictures Starting with good images is critical. Take your time and get plenty of good quality photos. Add the images in Metashape Add the images into Metashape. You can just drag and drop or use Add images or a folder under the Workflow menu. Each set of images should be its own chunk. If you took 3 sets…

  • 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…

  • Bookings

    Microsoft Bookings is a calendar and appointment application that seamlessly integrates with the Outlook calendar. It makes it easy for people to make an appointment with you via a simple web interface and add those appointments to your Outlook calendar. It is part of the Microsoft Office 365 suite. Getting StartedSetting up Services (types of appointments)Limiting Dates of AvailabilityBooking Page (publishing the scheduler) Getting Started To get started login to your Office 365 portal at https://portal.office.com. Once logged in you can just search for Bookings or click the grid icon on the top left and then select Bookings. Click on the blue “Create” button to create a Bookings calendar. You…