The forces of cloud, mobile, and virtual reality seem on a collision course. In its current form, the only thing a PC has over a mobile computing device or phone is the display. With the advent of fast wifi, cheap cloud storage and cloud processing, the box on our desk no longer has speed, memory or processing … More The Mobile Display of the Future : Exciting Implications For Home and Work
In roughly 20 years, we have seen the internet connect and transform us. We now talk, shop, go to class, find love and entertain ourselves in completely different ways. The web changed the arc of human existence forever. But, I am thinking more and more that the internet as we know it will no longer … More From Web Pages to Web Worlds : How VR is Transforming the Internet
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!
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
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
A pipeline, in computing terminology, refers to a series of processing stages in which the output from one stage is fed as the input of the next stage, similar to a factory assembly line or water/oil pipe. With massive parallelism, pipeline can greatly improve the overall throughput. In computer graphics, rendering is the process of … More 3D Graphics Rendering Pipeline
Avid readers of this blog will know I am a fan of the entire VR eco-system and all growth in device, the install base, and underlying technology is good and healthy to me. At the same time, it would be remiss to say I am not pulling for Cardboard on one level. It is an … More Is Cardboard making higher end hardware irrelevant?
Introduction to Vectors Vector math is fundamental is 3D graphics, physics, animation and anything requiring motion in graphics. When moving from other programming environments, or if you are new to programming in general, a clear understanding of the basic principles of how we program motion through vector mathematics is absolutely essential to being able to … More Vector Math – Basic Fundamentals of Programming Motion