Preparing for prototypes – DATE WEEK 9

This week was pretty chill, with our last lesson of design fiction ending on Wednesday. Our group also did some massive planning for our prototypes and we hope we can get a few tests...

DATE 2019 Theme 7 Week 8: Start Our Project

This week, after several rounds of discussion, we have basically settle on the topic and layout of our project. So it is the time to start our new journey. First step is to learn more...

WEEK 9 – Design Fiction

All the fun over the past few weeks aside, we concluded our 2nd course here in ZJU - Design Fiction. It was a course on creating stories behind still images, animations, posters and videos,...

Plot Twist

Last week, I shared about my theme's progress on our real-time video abstraction project. I thought we'd made some pretty good headway into getting an actual working product up and ready. Even though we...

Week 9: 2nd week of Research Project

In this week, we continued working on the research project and on Wednesday, the data visualization summer class started. There are quite a few large changes made to the research project this week and...

DATE 2019 Week 9 – Cai Niao Trip

Prototyping For this week, we continued to prototype on our existing ideas. We have to ensure that our ideas are mechanically viable before we can settle with the idea. For the idea of a weighing...

DATE Week 9: Future robots and Prototyping!

Design fiction Future robots The last part of design fiction is on the topic of "Future Robots". A recap on the previous 3 sessions, they were on giving a story line to fictional characters. Similarly, this...

Week 9 – Start of theme project hustle

Having completed the first two courses of our DATE program, we have entered the recess week for week 10. This week was another theme intensive period where we settled more matters with regards to...

DATE Week 9: Design Fiction Finale and Prototyping

Prototyping Phase.. Design Fiction Final Video We had our last lesson studying other professional videos and showcases of products where they filmed it nicely in a way for the audience's imagination to flow. We basically combined...

DATE Week 9 – Prototyping begins!

Idea finalization Following up from last week's discussion session, we finalized on the 3 ideas that have the most potential out of the 10 that we chose. The 3 ideas are: 1. A smart dustbin...

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