30 terms

Digital Media: Final

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Aurasma
An augmented reality app that allows you to create your own triggers.
Blockly
A visual programming language used in online learning systems for students.
Code
One or more commands or algorithm(s) designed to be carried out by a computer.
Digital footprint
The information about someone on the Internet.
Finch
A robot from Carnegie Mellon University's famous Robotics Institute designed for schools.
Quiver
An augmented reality app that uses pre-formatted triggers.
Ctrl + V
The shortcut for 'paste'.
Ctrl + Z
The shortcut for 'undo'.
CMYK Mode
A color mode used in professional printing, magazines and newspapers.
RGB Mode
A color mode used in most desktop printing.
JPEG
A smaller, standard, compressed format of saving files which does not preserve layers.
PSD
A large, uncompressed format that preserves layers.
Internet
A group of computers and servers that are connected to each other.
Scratch
A free visual programming language developed by the MIT Media Lab.
JavaScript
A high-level, dynamic, untyped, and interpreted programming language popular on the web.
Resolution
The setting for the degree of clarity, detail, and sharpness of an image. Is express / measured in the number of pixels (dots) per square inch (dpi).
Pixelation
Pixel blurring that occurs when you make a file with low resolution larger.
Augmented Reality
A live direct or indirect view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are a supplemented by computer-generated sensory input.
Virtual Reality
Computer technologies that use headsets, sometimes in combination with environments, to generate realistic images, sounds and other sensations that simulates an imaginary environment.
Morphi
A simple 3D design and 3D printing app to create 3D models on the go with touch on iPads, without wifi or a mouse.
Tinkerkad
An easy-to-use 3D CAD design tool used to turn your idea into a CAD model for a 3D printer.
Thingiverse
A web-based tool that allows users to store and share files and build them with tools like: lasercutters, 3D printers, or CNC machines.
3D printing
Processes used to create a three-dimensional object in which layers of material are formed under computer control to create an object.
3D modeling
The process of developing a mathematical representation of any surface of an object (either inanimate or living) in three dimensions via specialized software.
StoryCorps
A non-profit organization whose mission is to record, preserve, and share the stories of Americans from all backgrounds and beliefs.
Flextangles
A paper polyhedron kaleidocyle that is made of a rotating ring of triangular pyramids.
Time-lapse
A technique whereby the frequency at which film frames are captured (the frame rate) is much lower than that used to view the sequence.
Light Painting
A photographic technique in which exposures are made by moving a hand-held light source while taking a long exposure photograph.
LittleBits
An open source library of modular electronics which snap together with small magnets for prototyping and learning.
Makerspace
A workspace where people with common interests, often in computers, machining, technology, science, digital art or electronic art, can meet, socialize and collaborate.