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What is (Augmented and Immersive) Digital Media?

Jan 10, 2019 By Richard Smith

A while back I wrote a blog post titled What is Digital Media? Judging by the traffic to the article, a lot of people have the same question. I recently re-read that post and decided I wouldn’t change a thing. I do think that it could do with some addition, however.

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Three MDM Student Cohorts Work Together To Develop VR Theater at SIGGRAPH

Oct 4, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

This past summer, Vancouver hosted SIGGRAPH, an annual computer graphics conference. The conference attracts tens of thousands of global visitors and was the first time SIGGRAPH was back in Vancouver since 2014. MDM faculty Larry Bafia was this year’s producer for the Computer...

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How We Managed an xR Prototyping Lab This Summer

Jul 12, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

This semester, a team of MDM students have formed an xR prototyping lab. Rather than being paired up with an industry client for the semester, they are being matched with 5 different clients on a series of 2-3 week rapid xR prototyping sprints. The idea is to adapt existing rapid...

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Students Test Networking App at Sustainable Brands Conference

Jun 20, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

Photo: Graeme Hodson-Walker, Chief Business Development Officer at ROMEX Canada (West) using the Mesh app at the Sunstainable Brands Conference. Last semester, a team of MDM students worked on a project with Elevator Strategy, a Vancouver-based marketing company, and Sustainable Brands...

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MDM Program Launching an xR Prototyping Lab

Apr 18, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

This summer the MDM Program will launch an xR Prototyping lab. The initiative, led by Dr Patrick Pennefather is intended to support projects and partnerships with developers categorizing themselves within the xR umbrella. "We are well-positioned to support the development of xR...

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Students Build AR Storytelling App for Vancouver Chinatown Foundation

Apr 4, 2018 By Crissy Campbell

In the second semester of the Master of Digital Media program, MDM students work in teams on Industry Projects where they are assigned a client and problem they have to help their client solve. Throughout the term, students develop prototypes or applications from concept to deliverable...

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What To Look For In a Graduate School

Jan 24, 2018 By Anonymous

This is a guest post from Senior Student Recruitment Officer Yasmeen Awadh . The beauty of digital media is that it attracts every type of person. From the toddler who started swiping a magazine because she thought it was an iPad to a starving painter who found work as a 2D artist for...

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Considering the UX of Developing in Multiple Realities

Nov 29, 2017 By Crissy Campbell

This is a guest post from faculty member Dr. Patrick Pennefather. Note: This article is based on the author’s inadvertent and pervasive adventures within the international VR/AR/MR landscape over the past year and a half, presenting at and experiencing China Joy , chairing eight...

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