In the “Fly like a Starling” workshop, students used real motion capture data from birds and then visualized it in virtual reality (VR). In doing so, they focused on three areas:
The spatial interaction with and representation of the data, and the design of the user interface;
the recreation of the real laboratory situation at the Max Planck Institute so that the recorded experiment could be analyzed in VR;
the design of imaginary spaces that put the real data in a new context, making it easy to present to an interested public.
After four days of workshop, Vincent Elsässer, Vincent Gössler, Florentin Zinser and Leander Dürrstein presented their work.