Category: student experience

Testing Out the Sound

A big part of creating an immersive soundscape is having the right technology for it. We now have fourteen rock speakers that will blend in with the surroundings and that are definitely loud enough to cut through the loud noise/commotion… Continue Reading Testing Out the Sound

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!!!Spoiler Alert!!! Matthew McConaughey is NOT the creek monster.

There is nothing quite like building something and getting a little dirty in the process. For years, fabricating physical objects was my normal. But for the past year, my new normal has been sitting in a studio, drawing theoretical plans,… Continue Reading !!!Spoiler Alert!!! Matthew McConaughey is NOT the creek monster.

Product Development of an Underworld Camcorder- An ‘Eye-Opening’ Experience

From beginning to end this past semester, the product development of the Bat Camcorder challenged us weekly to consider design changes for both function and aesthetics. Now that the effect has been filmed, a finalization of the prototype is continued… Continue Reading Product Development of an Underworld Camcorder- An ‘Eye-Opening’ Experience

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Not for Intended Use

Of all the things my team has learned from working on the Bat-Camcorder, the biggest lesson is that you never have to use materials for their original use. In fact, sometimes materials work better if they are not used for their… Continue Reading Not for Intended Use

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GELing It All Together

Hello! A lot of stuff has happened since my last post, but let me try to catch you up on what I’ve been working on for the past couple of weeks… When my team was working out how the “skin”… Continue Reading GELing It All Together

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Silicone Casting Adventure

Silicone Dreams. morals of the story: “just because we can pour more in a cup, doesn’t mean that we necessarily should pour more in a cup.” “there is a very good reason why they told you to shave your arm”… Continue Reading Silicone Casting Adventure

She Shall Rise from Below the Deep Blue Sea

Hey, guys, my name is Darshan Desai and I am a member of the Warbringer team. I have really been enjoying this whole process of this project because I love model making and all the practicality we have to include makes it even… Continue Reading She Shall Rise from Below the Deep Blue Sea

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Happy Accidents and Second- Hand Camcorders

Hello! My name is Natalie and I am part of the Bat-Camcorder team, where we are currently in the process of making an automated camcorder for Live Performance where the camcorder will be able to “blink”, move its “eye”, have… Continue Reading Happy Accidents and Second- Hand Camcorders

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Could you use a hand?

Hello world! My name is Alex Jereb and I am the fabrication lead for the Admin Robot team. Our mission is to create a robot who is handsome, charming, and capable of making all of the movements in our storyboard… Continue Reading Could you use a hand?

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Come Hull or High Water

Since joining this class and diving head first into the amazing challenges and lessons it has to offer, I have had one thing on my mind: “Oh good lord, what have I done.” My name is Kyle Cordova and I… Continue Reading Come Hull or High Water

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