MAC 218 Android Build

One of our projects is to have a complete model of the Moss Arts Center, both for Mirror Worlds and as part of the Assets we can share with ICAT affiliates.

A recent alum, Lucas Freeman, was assigned to work with me for independent study in his last semester at VT.  I had him model room 218 in the MAC, load the model in Unity and light it appropriately.

Moss Arts Center Room 218, modeled by Lucas Freeman
Moss Arts Center Room 218, modeled by student Lucas Freeman

I then built a little demo of that for Android.  You can download it here:

(Android only)

To install, you will need to go your phone’s Settings menu, then go to Security, then enable Unknown Sources.  This allows your phone to install an app from a source other than the Play Store.  You can turn this back off as soon as you’re done installing this app.

In the near future, I will get this demo also built for iOS, and then published to both the Play Store and the Apple Store.

Disclaimer: This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1305231.  Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

Author: Zach Duer

Zach Duer is the Immersive Environment Specialist at the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology (ICAT) at Virginia Tech. He facilitates faculty and student projects in ICAT facilities by developing interfaces and generating content. He is also an educator, artist, musician, and performer.

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