This is an Augmented Reality (AR) simulation incorporating a 3D model of the campfire and particle systems. The simulation is an experiment on Virtual Experiential Archaeology (VEA) and Virtual Time Travel (VTT). A paper describing the topic is published in the Journal of Cultural Heritage:
E. Ch'ng (2009) "Experiential Archaeology: Is Virtual Time Travel Possible?" Journal of Cultural Heritage, vol. 20, pp. 458-470, 2009
Place: Harborne Park, Birmingham.
Season: Winter (4th January 2010)
Actual Temperature Felt: The virtual camp-fire made me feel warmer by 5ºC!
- Vusix iWear VR920
- Logitech Quickcam Pro 9000 HD
- A branch to stoke the campfire