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Center for Design Innovation to host first public performance on March 25

Bruno Louchouarn, Cognitive Scientist and Composer (right) with Chris Roumeliotis, Lead Rover Planner (Left)

Winston-Salem, NC – The Center for Design Innovation (CDI) will host its first public performance, Sol Path, on Friday, March 25. Bridging science, technology and art, Sol Path is an immersive music and media work by award-winning composer, cognitive scientist and CDI faculty researcher Bruno Louchouarn.

Developed through a residency at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and inspired by the exploratory path that the Mars Rover takes over the course of a sol, a Martian day, Sol Path examines the intricate interactions between an Earth-bound team of explorers and a robotic space lab as

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Teen Maker Workshops

The Forsyth County Public Library, in collaborative partnership with the Center for Design Innovation, is pleased to offer two, one-day Teen Maker Workshops for high school and middle school students.

These workshops will blend the art of storytelling with the creative potential of 3D technology and additional maker activities to make masks. Local presenters will share their expertise with students who will then create a 3D object for a mask. Finished masks will then go on display at library locations across the region.

The workshop for high school students will take place on Saturday, March 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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SolPath: Immersive Performance in The CUBE

March 25 @ 7:30 pm
Center for Design Innovation
450 Design Avenue
Winston Salem NC  27101

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Bridging science, technology, and art, Sol Path is an immersive music and media work by composer/cognitive scientist Bruno Louchouarn.

Developed through a residency at NASA/JPL and inspired by the exploratory path that the Mars Rover takes over the course of a sol – a Martian day- Sol Path explores the intricate interactions between an Earth-bound team of explorers and a robotic space lab as it searches for signs of life millions of miles away.

Sol Path features renowned violist Brett Deubner, Christopher James Lees leading the UNCSA orchestra, and projection design by award-winning Adam Larsen. The

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Center for Design Innovation receives gifts from multinational tech giants, ramps up mixed-reality research platform

Photo: Sr. Electrical Engineer Jeff Mueller modeling Oculus Rift headset

Winston-Salem, NC – January 13, 2016 – The Center for Design Innovation (CDI) has recently received gifts from two global technology giants. Microsoft and Facebook have each provided CDI with cutting edge gear for their latest virtual and augmented reality platforms. With the purpose of academic research and exploratory design, the center plans to build out these emerging mixed-reality platforms right here in the Triad region.

Facebook Oculus Rift

CDI received a gift of several Oculus Rift virtual reality developer kits version 2 from Facebook’s research division. Oculus Rift will be used to

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 CDI IS A MULTI-CAMPUS RESEARCH CENTER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA SYSTEM.
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