Last week on Twitter, I mentioned that I would be working on a virtual reality project for a team hackathon at work – the goal of the two day event was to just have fun, learn some new things, and take time to work on projects outside of our day-to-day jobs. Although the hackathon itself turned […]
Month: January 2015
Today at the Windows 10 Preview event, Microsoft officially announced their stake in the VR/AR game with Windows Holographic and Microsoft HoloLens – we are officially living in the future. Today’s Windows 10 event generated a lot of buzz for the HoloLens and Windows Holographic, with a live demo of an app called HoloStudio showing a drone […]
My awesome sister over at Touch of Modern got her hands on a Homido VR headset and I’m super excited to share a review with you today! This little headset falls square in between the Google Cardboard and Samsung Gear VR headset, and supports a variety of phone sizes (4″ – 5.5″ recommended, but limited support up […]
Hey all! I mentioned a while back that I was working on a Unity Tutorial for getting started with the Oculus SDK, and while it’s still got a way to go before it’s done, I’ve shared the tutorial, which is written in markdown, on my GitHub profile. If you’re interested in browsing through to learn […]
I stumbled across this video on Twitter yesterday and just felt like I had to share. In this short overview, Mike Alger talks about the new design paradigms in place for virtual reality and HMDs in general, covering topics from menu design to alert opportunities in 3D space. VR Interface Design Manifesto from Mike Alger […]
I spent some time playing around with a holiday asset pack that I snagged on the Unity Asset Store and discovered that the Santa I had purchased came with a series of animations. I decided to give the Animator a try to figure out some of the basics.
2014 is officially behind us, and what a year it’s been! It was a year of learning how to use OS X after years of being Windows-only, and dabbling in iOS application development. I attended my first-ever “Unconference” and met some great people at the Bay Area She’s Geeky conference – and I’ll be headed […]