Category: Virtual Reality

January 2, 2017

I can’t believe that 2016 is now officially over! The past year was an absolutely incredible year for VR & AR development. We got all sorts of access to hardware with the Oculus, Vive, Daydream, HoloLens, and Tango development kits going on sale, WebVR has begun to come into its own (I expect we’ll see […]

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December 17, 2016

I recently started playing around with High Fidelity, an open source virtual reality content creation platform. It’s a distributed, self-hosted way to create your own virtual reality domains and socialize in VR, and I’ve been interested in the technology for a while, so I decided to document the process that I went through to get […]

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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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December 5, 2016

Happy Monday! In my last post, I wrote up a hugely detailed, massively excited post about how I had meticulously analyzed and chosen a new laptop for all of my on-the-go virtual reality needs: the MSI 14″ Phantom seemed like a perfect choice for my requirements, and I was happily awaiting a 2-day delivery from Amazon. […]

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November 17, 2016

At first glance, the cube may look fairly normal. There’s an element of red and blue to the cube, and it doesn’t seem out of the ordinary. The cube itself actually isn’t special at all – but if you take a look at the scene view on the left in the image above, you may […]

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October 10, 2016

What a week! It’s a busy few weeks for the VR industry: Oculus by Facebook hosted their third developer conference, OC3, in San Jose this past week, MIT Media Lab held a four-day hackathon in Boston focusing on virtual and augmented reality over the weekend, and Valve has their Steam Dev Days starting this week – […]

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September 19, 2016

Hey all! I wanted to drop in a follow-up from a recent blog post about giving talks on WebVR using A-Frame because a video from one of the conferences I gave the talk at, Full Stack Fest, has gone up on YouTube and is now available for your viewing enjoyment! In this talk, I nervously hide […]

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September 5, 2016

This past Thursday, I had the privilege of speaking about the VR Web, a topic near and dear to my heart, at Coldfront, a front-end focused, single-track conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. Despite battling off the remnants of a particularly nasty cold, my talk at Coldfront was one of my favorites that I’ve ever given. Why? […]

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