123 October 2021Sharing the development process of a virtual guided tour

With the tourism industry experiencing strikes due to the Covid-19 pandemic, people have no choice but to put their travel plans on hold. But with the rollout of forward-looking technologies, there are still alternative ways of experiencing the thrills of wanderlust—among them are the opportunities afforded by virtual reality (VR). In the webinar titled “3D Interactive Non-Player Character (NPC) for a Virtual Guided Tour”, UTAR Centre for Immersive Technology and Creativity Chairperson Dr Aloysius Yapp and lecturer Lim Chai Kim talked about this immersive technology and showcased their VR project. The webinar, which took place after the e-KLESF opening ceremony on 23 October 2021, featured the sharing of the development of 3D Computer Graphics Generated (CGI) Non-Player Character (NPC) for a virtual guided tour to an Iban longhouse.

211 May 2021Utilising AR in education

A KLESF webinar titled "Immersive Technology (AR) for Education” was organised by UTAR Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT) in collaboration with UTAR Centre for Immersive Technology and Creativity (CITC) and Kuala Lumpur Engineering Science Fair (KLESF) on 11 May 2021. The webinar was hosted on Microsoft Teams with an attendance of 130 participants.

Invited to share at the webinar was Centre for Immersive Technology and Creativity (CITC) Chairperson-cum-Faculty of Creative Industries (FCI) lecturer Dr Aloysius Yapp who hoped to share his knowledge and create awareness on Immersive Technology. The webinar was moderated by Faculty of Business and Finance lecturer Dr Foo Chuan Chew.

329 Jan 2021THE Awards 2021 :The Excellent and innovative art award

Assisting University in preparation for THE Awards 2021 for the category of Excellent and innovative art award. (Nominated)