Andrea Fautheree Márquez's project, "Chicana Light," which explores the Chicano civil rights movement in Boulder and throughout Colorado, is also "a love letter" to her parents, who were deeply involved in the movement. Fautheree Márquez used projection mapping to create the installation of three videos playing on their own loops.
Returning from the virtual wilderness, the ATLAS Institute's Whaaat!? Festival, featuring games and experimental interactions, will be held in person on November 14 in the Roser ATLAS building.
A CU Boulder team of three College of Engineering alumni, including two from the ATLAS community, recently took second place at Pinnacle, known as the "olympics of hackathons." Two members of the team graduated from the ATLAS Creative Technology and Design program in spring, 2021.
The 12 members of the CU Boulder community included in the new $50-million Meow Wolf Denver location are all associated with the ATLAS Institute.
Researchers in ATLAS Institute's ACME Lab are designing and prototyping an augmented reality application that lets first-responders and site-operators see from a distance what is happening inside battery containers at solar energy storage facilities, alerting them as to whether the units are operating normally and safe to open.
Marking the 20th anniversary of the 9-11 attacks, the ATLAS tower will shine blue for a week beginning at 12 AM on Saturday, September 11.
There’s a new option for ATLAS seniors enrolled in the yearlong capstone course, aimed at giving Creative Technology and Design (CTD) undergraduates practical experience while letting industries benefit from the cutting-edge creativity of ATLAS students.
The cover story of the July/August IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications magazine features Roomshift, a project led by ATLAS Thing Lab alum Ryo Suzuki involving the creation of a room-scale dynamic haptic environment for virtual reality. When a virtual scene changes or users navigate within it, a swarm of robots dynamically reconfigure the physical space to match the changes in the virtual environment.
Imagine opening up a book of nature photos only to see a kaleidoscope of graceful butterflies flutter out from the page. Such fanciful storybooks might soon be possible thanks to the work of a team of designers and engineers at CU Boulder’s ATLAS Institute.
ATLAS Instructor Annie Margaret is creating a Digital Wellness Summer Program for middle-school girls that will provide strategies adolescents can use to minimize the negative psychological impacts of social media. Margaret designed and teaches two classes at ATLAS–Neurohacking, and Empathy and Technology.
Through a generous gift, Dale and Patricia (Pat) Hatfield recently enabled the creation of the first endowed professorship associated with the ATLAS Institute.