The latest student-designed video game out of Drexel’s Entrepreneurial Game Studio is encouraging players to get close — really close — while racing through an obstacle course virtually and physically linked to their teammate. In […]
How to Play a Drum With a Magnet (And Possibly Communicate With Whales)
“Part bow string, part synthesizer, part alien whale sound?” One of the hard parts about inventing a brand new instrument is describing what sound it makes. “It’s hard to place,” said Peter English, Drexel’s ExCITe […]
Q+A: How Impressive Were Lady Gaga’s 300 Flying Backup Dancers?
This year’s Super Bowl halftime show opened with a shot of Lady Gaga seemingly performing on the roof of NRG Stadium in front of an impressive, patriotic and rather animated constellation — with a hankering […]
Q+A: Survival of the Coolest? The Struggle to Get Noticed in the Marketplace of Games
As a small game development company or startup, it’s hard to get noticed in a sea of hundreds of thousands of new games each year. This is one of the constant challenges for students embarking […]
Drexel Snapshot: 10 Years of Summer Music Technology at Drexel
Drexel’s Summer Music Technology program brings high school students to campus for a week of exploration, discovery and invention, with the goal of tying music to innovation in science and engineering. This summer marks the […]
Are Jazz Cats Hip to Electric Scenes?
What happens when you mix four jazz virtuosos with new technology aimed at breaking their sweet sound down to its elements? Creating a smartphone app that strives to pictorially “explain” the intricacies of a musical […]