Richard Lawrence Harrington

Richard L Harrington

Software Engineer & Technical Artist

Project: Nix Ebola


I had the pleasure of working with several other very talented volunteers on a project named Nix Ebola. We set out to build a prototype training simulator for quarantine protocols over a single weekend.

In addition to initial collaborative design input, I was responsible for developing and implementing the visuals to emulate being inside PPE gear (personal protective equipment). This involved simulating visual obscurances like condensation buildup, dripping effects which temporarily cleared the condensation and the PPE hood gradually falling into field of view.

I also aided with other Tech Art tasks including the creation of an audio muffling effect and resolving issues with animation import pipelines.

For more information on the Nix Ebola project, check out the twitter feed for the prototyping event here:

You can also read an articles and see video of the event in the links below.

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