An Urban Sensation

An Urban Sensation is a proposal for an open source infrastructure that would enable the virtual reconstruction of our surroundings at any location. The infrastructure makes it possible to emulate sight, sound and smell. For the sense of sight live CCTV footage is overlain on a 3D model of the urban environment. This allows you to move around the city space exploring visual soundings in real time. Combined with a GPS trace you can then re-live you visual surroundings or experience the visual surroundings of another person or just ponder what it would be like to be at hypothetical location.


2011 Adobe Design Achievement Awards Semifinalist