Pixel 2.0: Play for the Modern Dog  

Pixel 2.0: Play for the Modern Dog  


A mobile game that allows you and your pet to play at home or while you're apart.

Using a Sphero (bluetooth remote-controlled robotic ball), a camera and your smartphone, playing fetch gets a serious update. A game where pets try to retrieve treats while their owners try to win the game by controlling the balls' movement in both the game and real environment.

You become Pixel the Pomeranian. Using a joystick on the app, you can move the character and try to avoid the dreaded vacuum cleaners or become distracted by squirrels. The longer you last, the harder it gets. Your movements of Pixel in the game are the real movements the ball makes in your physical surroundings.

Sphero can be awoken when triggered by your pet, so play can still happen even if you are away. Pixel 2.0 will notify you if your pet may want to play!

A mobile game that allows you and your pet to play at home or while you're apart.

Using a Sphero (bluetooth remote-controlled robotic ball), a camera and your smartphone, playing fetch gets a serious update. A game where pets try to retrieve treats while their owners try to win the game by controlling the balls' movement in both the game and real environment.

You become Pixel the Pomeranian. Using a joystick on the app, you can move the character and try to avoid the dreaded vacuum cleaners or become distracted by squirrels. The longer you last, the harder it gets. Your movements of Pixel in the game are the real movements the ball makes in your physical surroundings.

Sphero can be awoken when triggered by your pet, so play can still happen even if you are away. Pixel 2.0 will notify you if your pet may want to play!

Game Engine: Unity2D
Prototyping: Adobe XD
Sprites: Photoshop and Illustrator
Programming with Sphero: Python
C# Programming in Unity: MonoDevelop 

Game Engine: Unity2D
Prototyping: Adobe XD
Sprites: Photoshop and Illustrator
Programming with Sphero: Python
C# Programming in Unity: MonoDevelop 

DESIGN RESEARCH
Dogs and Play
3D modelling
Gamification
Computer Vision
UX/UI


DESIGN RESEARCH
Dogs and Play
3D modelling
Gamification
Computer Vision
UX/UI

Sprites and UX/UI Design

Sprites and UX/UI Design

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Computer Vision

Adding a camera to the real space allows you to see your pet at home in the physical world. You can even make the game more difficult by making your pet the player in the game. With a simple camera setup, Pixel 2.0 will use your pet's movements to control (via computer vision) the virtual character. Try to lure your pet away from the virtual vacuums!

Computer Vision

Adding a camera to the real space allows you to see your pet at home in the physical world. You can even make the game more difficult by making your pet the player in the game. With a simple camera setup, Pixel 2.0 will use your pet's movements to control (via computer vision) the virtual character. Try to lure your pet away from the virtual vacuums!


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