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Alumni Spotlight: Mikael Kessler @ Oracle-Mikael Kessler is currently a Senior User Interface Engineer for Oracle. The New Media Institute played a huge role in preparing him for his position as it introduced him to many of the technologies and methodologies he uses on a daily basis. ”It was a great experience to be able to study under thought leaders in the […]
Alumni Spotlight: Emily Feinstein @ Kaiser Permanente-Emily is currently a Senior Consultant in Marketing Communications at Kaiser Permanente. She graduated from UGA in 2003 with a degree in Advertising and a New Media Certificate. Since that time, she has worked in healthcare communications and obtained her MBA from Emory University, concentrating in Marketing, Brand Management, and Strategy Consulting. At Kaiser Permanente, […]
Wouldn't it be cool if the New Media Institute (NMI) had a magazine that not only you could read, but interact with as well? The FIRST issue of the New Media Institute Augmented Reality Magazine is now here! By using augmented reality (AR) as our core technology in our magazine, it increases the level of engagement experienced by readers.
Using Aurasma, a free augmented reality application on smartphones, you can interact with our magazine. But what [Read more]
It takes a lot of confidence to walk into a weight room and start pumping some iron. For many, it is just too intimidating. Gym intimidation is a real ailment that many anxious gym-goers experience. GymMASTER will turn your mobile device into the most up-to-date workout partner for the Ramsey Fitness Center.
At the touch of a finger, or scan of a QR code, all your workout questions will be answered. Our built-in QR code scanner [Read more]
“Hey Jason. Woah your new tv is huge!”
“Yeah, it’s a 60 inch. And I got GTA 5! I’ve been playing all day – it’s sick.”
“Yeah I’ve heard it’s pretty great…wait where did you get the money for all of this? I thought you were paying for all your expenses yourself?”
“Oh yeah, my student loans came in yesterday. I’m rolling in it.”
This is an actual conversation I have had with a friend and it is not [Read more]
The UGA Costa Rica project is a multimedia, interactive iBook-style website that leads you on a grand tour of UGA’s award-winning Costa Rica Study Abroad. This interactive experience not only promotes the expansive UGA Costa Rica program but brings you closer to the wonderful, hidden world of Costa Rica through visual design, interactivity, and a friendly user experience. The web application includes extensive photo galleries, student and faculty testimonials, pop-up captions, 360 tours of academic [Read more]
Wanna Sip? is a web application that will take you through a fun, entertaining, and interactive experience in finding a special drink catered just for you from the Coke Freestyle machine. The easy and cool part about our application is that you will be able to scan a QR code found on the Coke Freestyle machine in any of the restaurants the machine is found in, and the code will take you right to the [Read more]
When our group first began to discuss the direction we wanted our project to go in, we wanted to be sure that the project captured just how cool of a guy Bartram was. And indeed, he was a crazy guy. He traveled through wild country from Charleston up into West Virginia, meeting Indians, buffalo, and alligators along the way. So how do we capture that? How do we engage people and make them interested in [Read more]
The Grady College mobile application is the first of its kind for any journalism school in the country, encompassing both the history and the stories of both students and alumni. The team designed the mobile application to raise the profile of the college and showcase the work both students and alumni accomplished. The application features content that not only highlights students and alumni, but showcases Peabody Award winners, takes users on a journey through the [Read more]
Located on Sanibel Island, Florida, the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge benefits from the strong network of supporters who make up the Friends of the Refuge organization. The volunteer efforts and financial assistance from this group keep the refuge running and well maintained for visitors and the community of Sanibel Island.
As a team, our mission is to create an innovative way to showcase the dedication and efforts of the supporters. We intend to do [Read more]
Have you ever found yourself in an unfamiliar place? Maybe you were traveling for business or a vacation, road tripping with your friends, or moving into a new city. Chances are you don’t know where anything is; where to eat, what to do, or how to meet the locals. Wasting all of your time surfing the web or searching for a map to find your way around can be time consuming. How convenient would it [Read more]
UGA Causes is a web application that connects students to university service organizations. The website connects inspired students to the campus volunteer organizations that best fit them– all by using simple keyword search, interest categories, and organization names.
The website is unique to other volunteer search engines because of its focus: The University of Georgia has over 50 service-oriented organizations. Many students seek information about ways to improve their community, but do not know where to start. [Read more]
Jetlag Genie. Jetlag App. Jet Lag Fighter. They all do the same thing, right? Why should you trust your wellness to Jetlag Pilot? The New Media Institute motto is, “Make something work, then make it work better,” and as New Media students, we are innovators, not inventors. So what needs to be improved about these apps?
In our research the overall consensus was convenience! We can’t all go to bed at 8:00am and take four naps during [Read more]
Wouldn’t it be cool if caretakers could monitor the medication intake of their elderly relatives, no matter where they are? Wouldn’t it be even cooler if that information was tracked in a web application that could provide medical insight to doctors and nurses?
Introducing MedMinder, a smart pillbox designed to make monitoring medication compliance easier for the caretakers of elderly loved ones.
Eldercare is also a growing industry: approximately 10,000 Baby Boomers will turn 65 today– and [Read more]
Staying in touch. It sounds so simple right after a family visit, but then the whirlwind that is everyday life comes and some things are lost in the mix. Grandparents love to keep up with their kids' and grandkids' latest accomplishments and activities. Sometimes though, it's just not that easy.
That's where Family Button comes in! Rather than relying on the occasional telephone call Family Button provides a simple and intuitive way for grandparents to follow their loved ones online. [Read more]
Wouldn’t it be cool if there were an interactive book that informed children about healthy drinking habits? We’re talking about a book that changes based on the choices that readers make. We’re talking about Wet N’ Wild. This is not just any book; this is a book that the readers write.
We’ve heard it time and time again – you need to drink six to eight glasses of water a day. We’ve heard it time [Read more]
Wouldn’t it be cool if you could combat obesity due to a sedentary lifestyle by utilizing TV and commercial time to get actTiVe through the use of a mobile application?
Our app, acTiVe, allows you to do just that.
The facts are clear. 1 out of every 3 Americans is overweight and that number is rising-700 million adults are predicted to be overweight by 2015. It is proven that even if a person is active, [Read more]
If you take a look at the majority of sports fans today, you would find that while they love watching their favorite teams play, it is often difficult for them to find the inspiration to exercise like their favorite players or teams. If there was a way to motivate sports fans to workout by using their favorite plays in sports history that showcase their favorite players, would they take advantage? We believe so.
This is [Read more]
Did you know that one in five Georgians struggle with hunger on a daily basis? And, approximately one in four residents of northeast Georgia do not know where their next meal will come from. This is a real issue for many people in Georgia and more specifically in Athens.
But, what if there was an easy way that you could help encourage others to fight hunger just by sharing what you already donate to food [Read more]
Obesity is a growing epidemic, specifically in the age demographic of college students. One of the largest factors causing obesity is how frequently people choose to eat something convenient, such as fast food.
Problem: College students are busy. Whether they are pulling all nighters for their 8:00 a.m. test, participating in intramurals, working, or getting together with friends, cooking a meal at home does not present itself as a convenience. The on-the-go college student has a tough [Read more]
Wouldn’t it be cool if you could enhance mindfulness through interactive journaling? MindFlow is a mobile application and website built to do just this. MindFlow encourages thoughtful journaling reflective of your mood on a day-to-day basis. Respond to prompts, gain insight from quotes, and speak your mind about your feelings. The best part about it? Opt to keep what flows from your mind personal, or publish it online. Whether you choose to share or not, see what others [Read more]
Over 15 million people suffer from anxiety disorders and only one-third actually seek professional help. Every person who has anxiety is different. Their symptoms are different and the treatment they need is individually unique. Whether the symptoms last 10 minutes or 10 years, a new interactive application is here to help. Chill Out is an easy to use smart phone app that aims to be a public help line for those suffering from anxiety by offering immediate consolation [Read more]
Beyond just unraveling the mechanisms of this powerful cultural influence, the study of media provides practical economic benefits for universities, including jobs for graduates, revenue generation through commercialization, and economic development. Higher education is at the epicenter of new media change.
(Big Data) Really Gets Me is an ongoing project by the New Media Institute that explores the commercial and societal issues relating to a new a era of personalization made possible through massive, permeable data sources..