Category: Software

December 14, 2016

The Star Wars API is one of my favorite public APIs to use for testing out new technologies. This week, as part of a new project at work, I decided to brush up on my Node.JS skills (and by “brush up on”, I mean “hack together something resembling an app) and build a SWAPI Bot. You […]

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November 3, 2016

If I’m just starting out with learning augmented, virtual, or mixed reality development, how do I decide which headset to build for? This is one of the most frequently asked questions that I get around developing for immersive technologies, and with good reason – the space around today’s AR, VR, and mixed reality devices is growing rapidly, with […]

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October 4, 2016

As the line between 360 video and computer-generated interactive content blurs, one thing I find myself frequently being asked is how to add a 360 degree video into a Unity scene for playback. This quick tutorial will walk through a quick way to add 360, 2D video content (e.g. the types video shot from a […]

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May 5, 2016

I am not really a shopaholic, but the Unity Asset Store occasionally makes me question that assertion. I tweeted about spending a good amount of money yesterday buying asset packages, and there was quite a bit of interest in what they were, so I wanted to share the asset packages that I’ve bought that I’m loving […]

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December 14, 2015

Welcome to Monday Musings! These are are shorter-form, note-like blog posts that I share that may or may not be related to VR/AR, but that I want to share some quick thoughts on, get some extra insight on, or share out quickly. Releasing software is scary. At least when I worked on a product team, […]

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September 23, 2015

I bought a Leap Motion several months ago, and in the haste and excitement of ordering it, I bought the version without the developer VR mount. Last week, though, I finally got a chance to sit down and play with it and created a basic “Sticker Shooter” app that uses Leap Motion gesture controls to shoot objects […]

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June 19, 2015

Last week, I set off on a mission to tidy up how Events were handled in KittenVR – leading up to 0.1.6, all of the raycasts were done by hand and there was a lot of specific logic separating out the non-VR mode and VR modes. I also had hardcoded the OnClick() behavior within one […]

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June 3, 2015

Hello, fellow developers! This is part two of a 2-part series that I did about getting Unity WebGL games up and running on Azure WebApps. Part one covered the process of getting a local IIS webserver up and running for testing out the Unity-generated WebGL build of a Unity game, and this post will cover the […]

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