The first game where MET students Ingrid Ecker and Marco Vieira had their names on the credits, was finally released.
Marco was the Jr. Associate Producer, and was responsible for one module of Augmented Reality, he was also was the main point of contact with the team that was working on the Xbox 360 version, where he was reviewing their work on a weekly basis, among other tasks.
Rabbids Invasion, the hit TV show on Nickelodeon, is now a video game on Xbox One, PS4, and Kinect for Xbox 360. Rabbids Invasion: The Interactive TV Show gives kids an opportunity to watch, play and interact with their favorite TV characters, the Rabbids! With over 20 interactive TV episodes, kids will jump into the show by playing full motion mini-games with over 400 activities like Match the Pose, Speed Drawing, Dance Like Crazy, Sticker Hunt and more! Challenge your friends to see who can keep up with the Rabbids in their wacky adventures or invite the Rabbids into your home with augmented reality. Up to four players. It’s totally Bwaaah-some!
Mayur was part of the first cohort of researchers that joined M-ITI after the Carnegie Mellon International Partnership. He was one of the first designers to join our research team and brought an extensive professional background in user experience design spanning websites, application UI, portable media players, mobile phones, televisions, digital photo frames and home appliances. Mayur graduated from the National Institute of Design, India with a postgraduate degree in Communication Design (User Interface Design). He worked with companies such as Hewlett Packard Labs and Philips Design in the areas of interaction design, visual design and user research. At M-ITI he was in the midst of completing his PhD supervised by Prof. Ian Oakley on topics related to social interaction design in public spaces.
ACE is a leading forum for the dissemination of cutting-edge research in entertainment computing.
This year it will again bring together leading researchers and practitioners from academia and industry to present their innovative work and to discuss the potential and the challenges of interactive entertainment technology. The event will take place in Funchal, Madeira Island from November 11th until November 14th.