Category Archives: Innovation

“Flight” and “Graffiniti” Take Off at Burlington International

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. – A nearly year-long collaboration between Burlington International Airport and the Champlain College Emergent Media Center’s Sandbox Team culminated last week with the launch of two interactive art installations. “People drive by Champlain College, say it’s a beautiful campus, but no one is really sure what is going on behind those walls. […]

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“Talkin’ Ten” with Former EMC Project Manager Lauren Nishikawa ’09

Former Emergent Media Center Project Manager Lauren Nishikawa ’09 stopped by Alumni Auditorium as a member of the Game Panel at Champlain College’s inaugural 2016 Fall Career Conference, and took some time to chat with us about the tenth anniversary of the EMC. What’s it like to look back on ten years of the Emergent Media […]

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EMC Kicks Off 10th Anniversary Celebration

BURLINGTON, Vt. — Champlain College Emergent Media Center Director and Associate Dean Ann DeMarle took center stage Monday morning at the Career Collaborative’s inaugural Fall Career Conference to launch a year-long campaign celebrating the 10th anniversary of the EMC and its programs. “We’ve done a lot in the past ten years. And we are celebrating […]

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Photogrammetry and Photorealistic Virtual Reality

Guest Blogger: Kai Godfrey, Game Design ‘18   Imagine a technology that would allow you to put on a Virtual Reality headset and be instantly immersed in a photorealistic simulation of any place on Earth…or even fictional worlds, rendered almost indistinguishably detailed compared to the real world. Believe it or not, this technology already exists. […]

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My First Brainstorm Experience

By Madisen Kramer According to my Google search, the definition of a brainstorm is “a spontaneous group discussion to produce ideas and ways of solving problems.” This is exactly what I did, thanks to the Emergent Media Center (EMC), for two days straight earlier this week. The brainstorm was meant to produce ideas for a […]

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The EMC Experience

Being an employee at the EMC has really been an amazing experience. I know that personally I have grown as a person and gained many skills that will help me in my future career. My colleagues and I decided to do a little investigating into how everyone else who worked here felt about their jobs […]

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Project Soli: New Tech On the Rise

By Michael Goldman and Devin Carlin   The Emergent Media Center is always looking at new technologies that can potentially improve the ease of access and functionality of our various projects. Our lab-techs were asked to keep an eye out on any upcoming technologies that they felt could really have a positive impact on the […]

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VTIFF LAUNCHES DIGITAL AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION PROGRAM

BURLINGTON, VT (10/22/2015) – Film enthusiasts attending Vermont International Film Foundation’s (VTIFF) upcoming 30th anniversary festival will have a new way to show their support for Vermont filmmakers. Developed in partnership with students at the Emergent Media Center (EMC) at Champlain College, VTIFF is launching a mobile-friendly website feature for filmgoers to vote for their […]

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The Making of pixelCloud

by Giuseppe Liquori Burlington, VT- If you attended the 2015 Art Hop or have visited the new Center for Communication and Creative Media building recently, you may have seen pixelCloud showing off overhead. pixelCloud is the brainchild of Ken Howell, according to Terry Sehr, an MFA student who worked extensively on the project. “Ken wanted […]

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