Thank you for engaging with the site, and ultimately, the current movement to bring consumer oriented virtual reality to market. Virtual reality can change entertainment, how we view the mobile internet, and ultimately, it can redefine the future of interactive content. To express my gratitude, I wanted to share a presentation I developed in conjunction … More What Can Picasso Teach Us About Virtual Reality?
There are two core challenges for new designers with respect to starting work in virtual reality. First, you are working with breakthrough technology. The learning curve can be steeper, the resources are fewer, and a tolerance for iteration and ambiguity is required. You simply come with little to no experience with what you are designing … More Designing For Virtual Reality
There is no doubt we are on the brink of a wave of momentum for consumer virtual reality. Estimates for Augmented and Virtual Reality put the size of the market at 150 bn by 2020, and as creators we understand that this means a once in a career opportunity to build and create for a … More Three Ways Virtual Reality Will Change Your Life
The virtual reality job market continues to heat up and our virtual reality job board continues to grow. We have 15 virtual reality job openings listed so please check those out, and continue to come back over the next few days as we are about to significantly grow it! Check out the listings here!
Platforms like Unity offer a powerful opportunity for a VR developer to build and configure for platforms like Oculus and Cardboard through clean plug ins and developer friendly interfaces. However, the question still begs, are closed eco systems like Unity for development and the Oculus store for distribution representative of the future? What role with … More WebVR : Virtual Reality available for the open web
The Oculus DK2, which is the developer edition Oculus has been selling for over a year is now unavailable. For most of the developer community, including myself, this was the version that introduced us to Oculus hardware and the Oculus SDK and it got us to work building the content eco-system that would be in place … More Oculus Hardware Update :DK2 Sold Out, consumer version imminent, Crescent Bay and more
Entrepreneur and futurist Elon Musk weighed in recently with some interesting thoughts on the meaning of virtual reality and its potential implications. In a recent Vanity Fair article Musk calls the technology “transformative “, but warns that it could lead to less physical engagement and that a future could emerge that is filled with billions of … More Elon Musk on What Virtual Reality Means
Tiltbrush is an application that allows you to paint the space all around you in virtual reality. It is breathtaking and magical…..and now it is backed by Google. You can create your own brushes, design your own brushstrokes, and you can use it as your virtual relaity tool to paint things like stars, smoke, and … More Check out Tiltbrush, a painting application for Virtual Reality
Folks are drawn to VR for a variety of reasons and come from a diverse set of backgrounds, but there are several common challenges we all learn from. A fantastic article on the journey of one Google developer to VR and his early lessons learned once he gained some traction with the medium. Reading this will give … More Tips on VR Design from Google
When we design and develop for a virtual world, often our target is to simulate the natural world. In order to do this successfully, we must master basic concepts of what constitutes our natural world, and gives it the basic scaffolding that we recognize. In other words, in order to make our reality virtual, we … More Physics and Newton’s 3 Laws