DEMO HOUR: Bear AboutsIssue: XXV.2 March-April 2018
Becca Rose Glowacki, Mark Wonnacott, Amy Rose, Emma Powell, Liv Bargman
Bear Abouts is a research project into storytelling and tangible media. We have developed a digital and physical storytelling platform for children that gives kids the power to create and influence stories through making. We built a platform for Android devices in Unity 3D that uses touch points to connect with a package of physical components. It combines paper pages with animations and events on screen to make tactile storytelling experiences for children.
Glowacki, B.R. Bear Abouts: Sharing stories across the physical and digital. Proc. of IDC 2017. ACM, New York, 2017, 683–686; http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/33007
Becca Rose Glowacki, University of the West of England, Bristol, and Pervasive Media Studio
Amy Rose, Pervasive Media Studio
Liv Bargman, Central St Martins
|Children absorbed in tactile storytelling.|