The project involved members of the Ctrl-H Hackerspace, including the owners Jon and Melinda Hannis and Thomas Hudson, who does electronics work for exhibits at OMSI.
My major contribution was the augmented reality projection behind the wagon-- I programmed an interactive bubble simulation reacting to blob detection on a live infrared camera, giving the audience a virtual bubble-popping experience in addition to the real one. It was a great exercise in teamwork and developing for limited hardware-- the computer used to run the application was very rudimentary, since we didn't want to risk damaging expensive hardware on the move. However, I was able to slim down the code enough to run it at a high frame rate with instant responsiveness no matter how many bubbles were rendered at once.  


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