Author: Drew Hooke

IMRC Center Influential Art Based Film Series Flyer

IMRC Center Influential Art Based Film Series

The Innovative Media Research and Commercialization (IMRC) Center welcomes a new eight-event series exhibiting a selection of the most influential and artistically diverse movies since the emergence of the movie camera. The curation of films spans 140 years of evolving genres, mediums, technologies, and cultures. Film categories (abstract, seminal, pop art, and documentary) have been […]

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IMRC Center Fall 2022 Newsletter

The Innovative Media Research and Commercialization Center is pleased to share with you the Fall ‘22 edition of our newsletter, Immersed. We hope you’ll enjoy reading about the variety of interdisciplinary activities that are taking place each semester here at the IMRC Center, and that you’ll also appreciate this notice of upcoming events this spring.   […]

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My Ideation Journey at IMRC Center | Part 2

My fifth week working at the IMRC center had more purpose than ever before. After choosing the idea I wanted to pursue, I began redesigning it virtually. This week consisted of trial and error, with new advances in regards to my novel idea. With each iteration, I realized more about what works well and what […]

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My Ideation Journey at IMRC Center | Part 1

Throughout my fourth week here at the IMRC Center, I began the process of ideation with these recent experiences still fresh in my mind. This journey for my mind needed to take place in a space that allowed my ideas to develop organically and gradually. Thus, in the Information Technology Classroom, I began with a […]

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Purple and blue theater lights shine on 3D printed objects in the IMRC Center's Adaptive Presentation and Performance Environment. An astronaut floats on the projection screen.

Creating Unique Event Environments at IMRC Center

For my third week interning here at the IMRC Center, I experienced even more in the Audiovisual Labs. This time, I explored something entirely new. The objective for this project was not only immensely enjoyable for me, but the outcome of all of this would serve as an example of the endless opportunities made possible […]

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IMRC Center intern, Ariana hard at work in the Electronic Music Production Lab at IMRC Center

My first recording at IMRC Center!

After getting a sense of the facility’s purpose and how to properly use its various resources, the following week here at the IMRC Center has proven itself to be even more intriguing. In the course of my second week here, the Audiovisual Labs have been the primary focus. Familiarizing myself with the equipment was a […]

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My first week at IMRC Center!

As a student interning at the IMRC Center, the first week has been enlightening to say the least. Starting off the week with student orientation was a great way to begin understanding more about the center and its purpose. After hearing each interpretation, I’ve begun to realize how every experience is unique and what remains […]

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Mechanical Engineering graduate student recording custom 3D printer in the IMRC Center Recording and Production Lab

Recording 3D printer sounds at IMRC Center

Mechanical Engineering Student Drew Browning carefully observes as a custom 3D printer creates a sample project in the acoustically controlled environment of the Audio Recording and Production Lab at the IMRC Center. As the motors and extruders whir and chirp to life, small measurement microphones capture the sounds of the device for later analysis using […]

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IMRC Center | End of Semester Questionnaire

In an effort to better understand the needs of our users, prioritize projects, direct available resources, advocate for additional resources and support, etc., the Innovative Media Research and Commercialization Center invites you to complete the questionnaire at the following link:

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Art by Luke McKinney on Cognitive Geology

Maine Impact Week – IMRC Center Spring Showcase

The Innovative Media Research and Commercialization (IMRC) Center was proud to host an open house this past April as part of Maine Impact Week. The center’s many laboratories, adaptive workspaces, and presentation environments were open to the general public for this free event. Staff were on-site and available to discuss all things innovation and creativity, assist […]

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