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August
Online - Remote Learning
Tue Aug 24th 5:00pm-6:00pm 1 Days
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Let’s Get Snappy With Augmented Reality

AR filters for video calls

Augmented Reality is the technology behind popular video games like Pokemon Go. Learn some of the secrets of Augmented Reality by creating some amazing filters to wow your friends and family on video calls.

 

Ages:

9-17

Equipment:

Laptop, required

Currently available in:
  • Online
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Price:  

£10

For online courses: these require you to have a capable computer to work on and a broadband internet connection. Most PC/Mac computers from the last 5 years will be fine but you can view our recommended detailed system requirements here. For on campus courses: laptops are provided for all junior courses, as well as Music, Unity, Creative Design & YouTube senior courses. Laptop rental is available for all other senior courses (£50 extra).

Let’s Get Snappy With Augmented Reality

For online courses: these require you to have a capable computer to work on and a broadband internet connection. Most PC/Mac computers from the last 5 years will be fine but you can view our recommended detailed system requirements here. For on campus courses: laptops are provided for all junior courses, as well as Music, Unity, Creative Design & YouTube senior courses. Laptop rental is available for all other senior courses (£50 extra).

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Course highlights

Add labels to your filters

Add labels to your filters

Learn all about random numbers and programming in different outcome based on selection

Distort

Distort

Apply distortion to facial feature in your filters using the easy to use templates. Why not someone into a bug person?

Hand gestures

Hand gestures

With hand gestures you can identify different types of hand positions and add unique images and sounds to your filters.

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Course Overview

Ever wondered how some people get those amazing filters on video calls? Or ever wanted to be a monster on Halloween or an elf at Christmas? Here’s your chance to discover how.

Using SnapChat’s lens studio, this cutting edge Fire Tech Experience will take you through making a series of fun and exciting filters that will wildly transform your appearance onscreen and can be used with Zoom, Google Meets, Teams and SnapChat. 

We’ll show you how to warp a face using the transform features. We’ll also show you how to trigger actions on certain facial expressions, hand gestures, segmentation, markers and object detection. 

Once you’ve made your own filter you’ll need to publish it. We’ll show you how to do that as well.

Everything you need from creation to end filter is covered.

FireTech Experiences are a new series of short, high interest, fun and engaging tech demonstrations and talks. These are delivered in webinar style, using Zoom, with the main expert tutor showcasing a new interesting aspect of technology and learning. Apart from Zoom, no other downloads are required.

What your child will learn

  • Create a distortion filter
  • Learn how AR is used in modern gaming and social media
  • AR for holidays
  • AR for promotion
  • AR markers creating experiences anywhere

"Fire Tech Camp has helped me find my mistakes and learn from them, and pushed me higher with my creativity showing me the sky is NOT the limit! I will definitely come back for another camp!"

Rebecca, Age 11