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Jay Vidyarthi defends his M.Sc.!

This passed week I suc­cess­fully defended my Master’s thesis about Sonic Cradle and Immersion.  Thanks to SIAT, NSERC, GRAND and my advi­sory com­mit­tee: Dr. Bernhard Riecke, Dr. Diane Gromala, Dr. Carman Neustaedter, & Dr. Halil Erhan. Special thanks to Jim Silvester for help­ing out with this video of the pre­sen­ta­tion I gave at the thesis defense […]

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DIS Paper award for Sonic Cradle Design Phase!

A paper dis­cussing Sonic Cradle’s the­o­ret­i­cal under­pin­nings, includ­ing our psy­cho­log­i­cal frame­work of immer­sion and 15 iter­a­tive co-design ses­sions was not only accepted, but awarded an hon­ourable men­tion at this year’s ACM con­fer­ence on Designing Interactive Systems.  The con­fer­ence had an accep­tance rate just under 20%, and the award puts our paper in the top 2.5% […]

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The TEDActive Travel Project

Hi Kids! It’s Jay here… I recently had the honour of being invited to Palm Springs to con­tribute to a project geared toward improv­ing the con­tem­po­rary flight expe­ri­ence with TED.  Not really our main research focus here at iSpace, but since we’re all into design I thought I’d share anyway. You can read what came […]

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