Aura implemented a pilot program in which high school students at select public schools were given tablet pens that monitored and analyzed their biometric data. The schools grouped students by patterns found through this analysis. Some parents disliked the analysis and grouping of their children, concerned with the ethical issues. Alternatively, some saw this process as beneficial because of the useful information it provided.
The project is going to imagine a future in which homelessness is no longer a relevant issue, and is recalled by a future society through memorialization of individuals who experienced it in the past.
This project changes light colors based on movement within a stairwell. It deals with reflective/non-reflective surfaces that further manipulate the overall effect of the light in the stairwell area, creating an other-worldly experience.
Public Data Visualization of Hunt Library
Inspired by the extraordinary hues of sunrise and sunset, Total Internal Reflection provides guidance, relaxation, and delight to visitors of the Pittsburgh International Airport.
Digital Fireflies revolves around the idea of a passive interaction between the physical realm and digital interaction. Building on the preferences of the home owners, we’ve set up a projection system that imitates fireflies but also reacts to the temperature of the immediate surrounding context. This display as a passive overlay on the residential landscape is bound to create a soothing experience and elevate the sense of the space and nature as well.