In 2015, Kent, Max and I, together with our brilliant advisor Jon, made and published a sand-art project called AtmoSPHERE. It creates beautiful visualization of Kinect path-tracing data with a lego-built, customized XY table.
- Our Project Page is here: http://www.duruofei.com/Research/atmosphere
- Our Poster is here: http://www.duruofei.com/Public/poster/Du_AtmoSPHERE_poster_CHI2015.pdf
It turns out that our idea was not such a crazy idea after all. Bruce has built a professional grade version of what we prototyped and earned more than 90,000$ out of our initial idea in Kick-starter.