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Mocap!

Quite excited that one of the two Mocap Suits that we shall use for the Virtual Storyteller project has arrived. Below is a video of me excitedly opening up the Perception Neuron suit box. We begin mocap recording in a few weeks and this will be based on a pre-identified taxonomy for motion that informs the […]

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Re-imagining the Traditional Forms of Storytelling in Africa

This post original appeared on the Mawazo Institute website: https://mawazoinstitute.org/meet-melissa-allela Human beings are storytelling animals; this is how we make sense of the world. In a rapidly changing world, how do we leverage the capabilities of emerging technologies to preserve African oral traditions of storytelling? Infusion of Artificial Intelligence with immersive technologies such as Virtual Reality […]

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