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Supporting research projects at the nexus of the creative arts, design and human computer interaction

The Creative Computing Studio - CCS - features multi-modal interaction facilities including motion capture and tracking, gesture recognition, voice recognition.  CSS also hosts systems for virtual reality, augmented reality and full-body industry standard motion-capture. 

In addition, we are also a founding partner of the Collaborative Embodied Movement Design Network, a project supported in part through the Australian Research Council's Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities fund, including research partners in Australia and internationally.

Our partners have developed a national collaborative network of arts/technology researchers, enabling them to work together to optimise the quality of these systems from an embodied perspective creating innovation possibilities for industry, commerce, education, health care and the arts

Applications


  • Interactive creative arts (interactive performance environments, interactive installations, virtual reality applications)
  • Online and virtual pedagogy
  • Collaborative research
  • Computer gaming and multi-person communications

Creative Computing Studio Specifications

Our facility is comprised of a 67 square metre dedicated area for human computer interaction. Features include:

  • 2 six core i7 PCs with NVidia GTX970 video cards with 65-inch SONY 3D UHD LED video displays and 3D glasses
  • 1 PC dedicated to Optitrack motion capture system
  • 12 camera Optitrack motion capture rig with Motive: Body software
  • 2 Microsoft Kinect motion tracking units
  • 2 Oculus Rift virtual reality head mounted displays
  • 2 Epson HD 3D video projectors with 3D glasses
  • 1 Canon 6D camera with programmable Gigapan head and tripod for high definition three dimensional photography
  • Quadraphonic Rokit 6 surround-sound system with Behringer mixer
  • Wii 3D pointers
  • Razr Hydra 3D multi-user interaction unit
  • High-end mobile computing
  • Microsoft Hololens

The Creative Computing Studio is fully networked for live-streaming between local and remote systems.