Lecturer: Max Neupert, Jörg Brinkmann
Credits: 6 ECTS, 4 SWS
Venue: the web
First Date: Friday, 08.05.2020, 15:30

Description

Critical VR Lab II is a course which will offer an Introduction to Pure Data (a visual programming language) by Max Neupert and also offer individual Support for Unity projects by Jörg Brinkmann

We will also have look into LibPd Unity Integration, through a libpd wrapper for Unity that makes it possible to spatialise Pure Data patches in Unity and interact with them

Criteria for passing

In order to successfully participate you will have to develop and document your own project on the GMUGestaltung medialer Umgebungen WikiHaiwaiian for ''fast'' (not an acronym). It is the name for a hypertext system for websites where the user may not only read the content but is also able to change it instantaneously through the browser.

Communication throughout the semester

The GMUGestaltung medialer Umgebungen-WikiHaiwaiian for ''fast'' (not an acronym). It is the name for a hypertext system for websites where the user may not only read the content but is also able to change it instantaneously through the browser.
Here you can find all the info about our class and also present your work linked under your name
Please create your account under this link with your University email adress:
https://www.uni-weimar.de/kunst-und-gestaltung/wiki/Special:CreateAccount

Email
For individual communication. I might send you download links to material

Telegram
CriticalVR2 will be our collective chatroom
Please download Telegram and join for group discussions:
https://t.me/joinchat/HZlOrxvIwhVE623C4j3yOg

DFNconf
This video conference utility will be used for our classes and consultations
To start the conversation open the link which will start the video chat in your browser and click 'join'

Student works (after login, please add your name and create a page)

Tutorials

Pure Data Introduction

Using PDLib with Unity

Syllabus

07.05.2020

please watch the video for an introduction

14.05.2020

Online meeting via DFNconf from 16:00 - 18:00 CEST
open the link, to start the video chat in your browser and click 'join'
https://conf.dfn.de/webapp/conference/979131583

21.05.2020

holidays - no class

28.05.2020

Consultations via DFNconf
Choose your timeslot for an individual consultation. To start the conversation open the link which will start the video chat in your browser and click 'join'
https://conf.dfn.de/webapp/conference/979131583

15:30 - 16:00 CEST – (put your name here)
16:00 - 16:30 CEST – (put your name here)
16:30 - 17:00 CEST – (put your name here)

17:00 - 17:30 CEST – (put your name here)
17:30 - 18:00 CEST – (put your name here)
18:00 - 18:30 CEST – (put your name here)

04.06.2020

Consultations via DFNconf
open the link, to start the video chat in your browser and click 'join'
https://conf.dfn.de/webapp/conference/979131583

15:30 - 16:00 CEST – (put your name here)
16:00 - 16:30 CEST – (put your name here)
16:30 - 17:00 CEST – (put your name here)

17:00 - 17:30 CEST – (put your name here)
17:30 - 18:00 CEST – (put your name here)
18:00 - 18:30 CEST – (put your name here)

11.06.2020

Deadline: Please create an Experience in Unity. Record a video of your Experience with OBS (https://obsproject.com) and post it in our WikiHaiwaiian for ''fast'' (not an acronym). It is the name for a hypertext system for websites where the user may not only read the content but is also able to change it instantaneously through the browser. (GMUGestaltung medialer Umgebungen:Critical VR Lab I) under your name

18.06.2020

Online meeting via DFNconf from 16:00 - 18:00 CEST
open the link, to start the video chat in your browser and click 'join'
https://conf.dfn.de/webapp/conference/979131583

25.06.2020

Consultations via DFNconf
open the link, to start the video chat in your browser and click 'join'
https://conf.dfn.de/webapp/conference/979131583

15:30 - 16:00 CEST – (put your name here)
16:00 - 16:30 CEST – (put your name here)
16:30 - 17:00 CEST – (put your name here)

17:00 - 17:30 CEST – (put your name here)
17:30 - 18:00 CEST – (put your name here)
18:00 - 18:30 CEST – (put your name here)

02.07.2020

Consultations via DFNconf
open the link, to start the video chat in your browser and click 'join'
https://conf.dfn.de/webapp/conference/979131583

15:30 - 16:00 CEST – (put your name here)
16:00 - 16:30 CEST – (put your name here)
16:30 - 17:00 CEST – (put your name here)

17:00 - 17:30 CEST – (put your name here)
17:30 - 18:00 CEST – (put your name here)
18:00 - 18:30 CEST – (put your name here)

09.07.2020

Deadline: Please install Steam and VRChat on your Computer. Create and present a performance/installation piece online and in front of the class with the help of VRChat (https://vrchat.com). A time shedule will be posted shortly

VR TOOLBOX

Software

  • Unity 3D - cross-platform game engine (proprietary)
  • Blender - 3D modeller with many features (open source)
  • Autodesk FBX Converter – convert OBJ, DAE, and 3DS files to or from multiple versions of the FBX format (proprietary)
  • MeshLab - system for processing and editing 3D triangular meshes (open source)
  • Meshroom - Photogrammetric Computer Vision framework for 3D Reconstruction and Camera Tracking (open source)
  • MakeHuman tool for making 3D characters (open source)
  • Meshmixer - "Swiss Army Knife" for 3D meshes (proprietary)
  • Open Broadcaster Software - streaming and recording program (open source)

Online Tools

3D Models (for download and use)

Unity 3D Tutorials

Unity 3D Assets

Blender Tutorials