CM&BHC develops products and media that are released publicly or privately for various venues and settings. Projects that are in development, student thesis projects, or applications that are currently used in open research studies may not be listed here.
Below is a partial collection of projects from our research portfolio:
The Brain Architecture Game
Team: Marientina Gotsis,Vangelis Lympouridis, Phil Requejo, Lisa Haubert, Sara Mulroy, Fotos Frangoudes, David Turpin, Diane Tucker, Amanda Tasse, Alasdair Thin, Evan Stern, Tristan Dyer, Irina C. Poulos, Max Swider, Noom Somboon, Mark Vrahas, Howard Mao, Griffin Shue, Christine Lelon, Yasaman Hashemian
Brain Hero is 3-minute video that adapts the visual sensibility of interactive game models to a video format. Based loosely on such games as “Guitar Hero,” “SimCity,” and “The Game of Life,” the video portrays how actions taken by parents, teachers, policymakers, and others can affect life outcomes for both the child and the surrounding community. Available for US, UK, Canadian English, Spanish and Portuguese.
Enchanted Garden is an anaglyph stereoscopic game for Microsoft Surface developed for the USC MEPEDS study (PI: Varma) for children ages 3 to 6.
Team: Marientina Gotsis, Perry Hoberman, Mark Bolas, Andrew Sacher, David Turpin, Hyunjung Rhee, Melissa Bouwman, Ray Zone, Dhaval Shah, Nitin John, Yasaman Hashemian, Damon Stea, Devon Johnson, Keren Albala, Zachary Radke, Manjeet Chawla
Wellness Partners is an intergenerational socially networked physical activity diary prototype with game elements. This game was evaluated in a randomized study sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Pioneer Portfolio. This was the first project funded under the USC Games for Health Initiative (est. 2007) led by Profs. Gotsis, Valente, Jordan-Marsh and Spruijt-Metz.
Team: Diana Hughes, Jamie Antonisse, William Graner, Helen Hua Wang, Heather Desurvire, Peter Preuss, Will Carter, Matteo Marjoram, Mindy Goto, Hyunjung Rhee, Sean Manning, Yang Liu, Dhaval Shah, Dheeraj Kota, Hari Kumar Rongali, Ala’ Diab, Liset Dondiego, Christine Lee, Natasha Williams, Stephanie Miller, Eric Hernandez, Mona Desai, Juan Camilo Gonzalez, Ritu Kavishwar, Bryan Jaycox, Wakefield Li, Teddy Diefenbach, Justin Lewis, Greg Lieberman, Jeremy Bernstein, Marrall Bagerdjian, Jeremy Gibson
A 2-minute stereoscopic video about the importance of vision. Free on YouTube and installed at the USC MEPEDs study (PI: Varma) clinic in Alhabra, CA.
Team: Perry Hoberman, Hyunjung Rhee, Melissa Bouwman, Marientina Gotsis
Virtual Spouts is an interactive mobile gardening and cooking game designed to positively affect dietary changes and prevent obesity in minority youth.
Team: Donna Spruijt-Metz, H. Chad Lane, Gisele Ragusa, Marientina Gotsis, Jamie Davis, Yasaman Hashemian, Luz Castillo, Adrienne Padilla, Gillian O’Reilly, Javier Diaz, Diane Tucker, David Turpin, Nicholas Farmer, Jean Canellas, Ciki Wang, Caroline Win, Daniel Auerbach, Jie Ric Zhang, Yoojin Seol, Camille Kanengiser and many more…
Rise & Shine
Rise & Shine was a 2015 Body Computing Hackathon pitch -- a Google Cardboard application for measuring orthostatic intolerance.
Team: Marientina Gotsis, Maryalice Jordan-Marsh, Fotos Frangoudes, Atley Loughridge, Vangelis Lympouridis, Jin Zhang
Watergait is an experimental meditation in the form of a sonified experience of walking with shoe sensors that translate shifting foot pressure into sound within an aural environment.
Team: Esthir Lemi, Marientina Gotsis, Vangelis Lympouridis