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ACCelerate 2019 Demo Day
February 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm UTC-5
Exploring the World War I Tunnels of Vauquois through Virtual Reality
Experience the power of virtual reality and immersive technologies to visualize and physically explore World War I trenches and tunnels while uncovering the mystery of the destroyed village of Vauquois.
Nearly two thirds of the world’s population faces water scarcity. For decades, fog harvesters have provided needed potable water for communities in some of the driest regions on Earth. Fog Harp is an innovation in fog harvesting technology. Inspired by the linear needle geometries of fog harvesting coniferous trees, Fog Harp has demonstrated as much as a three-fold increase in water yield compared with existing mesh-based fog harvesters.
Low-cost 3D Printed Personalized Bionic Prosthetic Hands for Children with Birth Defects
3D scanning, computer-aided design, and 3D printing technologies are used to design and fabricate low-cost personalized prosthetic hands for children with amniotic band syndrome. Integration of bionic functionalities are also highlighted.
Shakespeare’s Garden: An Immersive Sound Stroll
Shakespeare’s Garden is a multidisciplinary collaboration exploring the possibilities of storytelling through technology. The installation employs projected graphic designs of poetry mapped onto scrims, processed field recordings of nature sounds composing soundscapes of four seasons played through a spatial audio system, and recorded actors performing Shakespearean texts played through directional spotlight speakers.