|In real time, the Microsoft Kinect system scans the movements of students while software programmed by a student team places their silhouettes in an animated graphic background.|
Behnke explained, “This year, I helped an art teacher bring computer science to students at Skyline High School in Longmont. It was a very gratifying experience!”
|Interactive installation designed by students under Behnke’s direction allows participants to see their image instantly transformed through the creative use of the Microsoft Kinect game controller.|
|Skyline High School student presents a set design he created in which the multimedia, interactive display and performance will be presented.|
The writer, Ira G. Liss, is assistant communications director at ATLAS Institute and a performing artist. See video of his original commentary, songs and spoken word here.