Category Archives: In the EMC

Julia Swift

By: Alexis Dunn ’19 This Summer, Julia Swift joined the Emergent Media Center (EMC) as a faculty consultant to work with a team of students on a brand new 360 degree VR film experience. She created a prototype with the student staff that was debuted on the first night of the South End Art Hop.  […]

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Art Hop 2018

By: Alexis Dunn ’19 Silent Connections is a 360 video experience using virtual reality technology (VR) to allow the user to see what it’s like to live life in someone else’s shoes. The user takes on the role of Alex, a student, friend, child, nature enthusiast, and a deaf person. The experience was created by […]

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What’s New at the EMC?

By: Alexis Dunn ’19   Summer at the Emergent Media Center is an expansive and exciting time. New projects are created, old ones are finished up, and sometimes existing programs are reimagined and reworked to make something new. Flight, is a full body, interactive flying experience created by the sandbox team around two years ago. […]

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A Brief Interview with the MakerLab’s Summer Artist in Residence

By: Alexis Dunn ’19   For the first time ever, the MakerLab is hosting an artist in residence for the summer. Sophie Zeman- Hale is a fiber artist who attends School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is here for the summer to create pieces for the MakerLab, collaborate on projects, host workshops, and […]

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Innovation Iteration: An EMC Exhibit

By: Alexis Dunn ’19 Starting March 19th, the EMC will be hosting a week-long interactive exhibit which will focus on two of the EMC’s core values: innovation and iteration. The exhibit will take place in the CCM Gallery Lounge on the Champlain College campus. We will be showcasing a wide range projects: both past and […]

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‘Eden’ – An Olfactory Virtual Reality Experience Coming to South End Art Hop

(Above) The EMC Eden development team: Students (L>R) Duncan Carroll, Yvonne Lee, Dana Steinhoff, Sean Kennedy, Tyler Bolster, and Steven Margolin (front). Far right, Faculty Advisor Terry Sehr. Champlain College’s Emergent Media Center (EMC) will showcase the combination of virtual reality (VR)  that blends what you are seeing with environmental smells at the 25th Annual South End Art Hop on […]

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How is Virtual Reality Changing our Reality?

By Kes Speelman I walked through the overly crowded walkway, staring at the colorful map of Cedar Point Amusement Park. A brisk breeze from Lake Erie made my hair dance. A tap on my shoulder. I looked up and my friend pointed to a stand. Virtual Reality (VR) Beta Testing. We hurried over and read […]

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