VR Application Presentation
Each student needs to give a slide presentation with a video on a VR or AR app for smartphones that can run in your VR viewer in 3D. Team work is not allowed for these presentations.
There are two components to the presentation:
1) Scheduling: You need to enter your name into the wiki page on Canvas, for the date you want to do your presentation on by Monday, April 13th at 11:59pm. You can add or change title and URL at any time after this deadline. You can also change the date later on, as long as time slots are available. There are 3 time slots for each listed date.
2) Presentation: On the day of your presentation you need to give your presentation via Zoom during the lecture.
Your presentation should take 5-8 minutes to present, plus a couple of minutes of Q&A.
Your presentation counts as 10% of your grade for the class.
The score of your presentation consists of the following components:
- Timely scheduling of presentation date on Canvas: 5%
- Preparedness for the presentation: 20%
- Slides: 40%
- Self-made screen-recorded video of a walk-through of the app (about 1 minute long): 20%
- Your ability to answer questions about the app after the presentation (Q&A): 15%
Suggestions For Things to Address in the Presentation
- What does the app do?
- Why did you choose it?
- Who made the app?
- Why was it made? What is its purpose?
- What platforms does it run on? (e.g., Android, Iphone)
- What do you like about the app?
- What don't you like about the app?
- What could the app developers have done better?
- App needs to be able to run in Google Cardboard mode or similar, i.e., render separately for each eye in 3D, so that it can be viewed with a VR viewer.
- App needs to support head orientation changes, i.e., the viewer can see the scene around them by turning their head.
- You can find VR apps in the Google Play Store or Apple's App Store by searching for keywords such as VR, AR, virtual reality, augmented reality, Google Cardboard, etc.
- On Iphones screen recording should be very easy.
- You can find screen recorders for Android by searching the web or your app store for key words such as "android apps for screen recording". Use one that does not require rooting your phone, and you don't need to pay for it - there should be free options but they may come with watermarks (which is acceptable).
- Newer Samsung Galaxy phones with the Game Tools feature have a built-in screen recording mode that is disabled by default. Find out here how to enable and use it.
- The Mobizen Screen Recorder app should work on every Android phone. The free version comes with a watermark.
- The video can have its own audio track, or you can choose to talk over it during the presentation (or a mix between the two).