OpenPTrack was used as an interface between an exhibit and its visitors, as part of a site-specific mixed reality experience created during UCLA TFT’s 2019 Future Storytelling Summer Institute. @LAs was a conceptual prototype of a location-adaptive, interactive pavilion for Los Angeles during its hosting of the Olympic Games in 2028. It was created by FSSI 2019 participants, a multidisciplinary group of graduate students, faculty, staff, and guest mentors investigating storytelling using AI for social impact entertainment. Using an MR + ML + web services platform developed by UCLA REMAP, students collaboratively built experiences exploring interwoven stories of Los Angeles communities, the hosts of the Games.
OpenPTrack was used in the activateLA exhibit, in which visitors explored parallel lanes of machine-selected imagery of Los Angeles accompanied by machine-generated songs about Los Angeles, influenced by the other things the audience members had already seen in the Pavilion. OpenPTrack’s person tracking was associated with unique audience identifiers obtained through scanning of QR codes carried by each audience member.