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“Microsoft Researchers Test Multi-Person Mixed Reality…”

Researchers in the Microsoft lab of Jaron Lanier are experimenting with multi-person augmented reality, and the results of their work could help shape the way the technology is commercialized and used. Lanier was a pioneer of virtual and augmented, or mixed, reality in the 1980s.Microsoft is testing a commercial augmented reality product, called HoloLens. Lanier […]
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ISMAR 2015 Exhibition: Data Body As Artifact

Such approaches have shifted the ways in which we perceive ourselves, in relation to our online identities (data bodies) and their positioning within the various socio/political/ economic networks that they traverse. As our online presence consolidates, what happens to our material presence? What traces, shadows, echoes and footprints from digital presence become materialised?…The Data Body […]
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LEAP MOTION: 3D Jam Kickoff

On September 28, Leap Motion is kicking off its second annual #3DJam for developers building innovative experiences for virtual reality, desktop, mobile, and beyond! The global Jam kicks off this fall with over $50,000 in cash and prizes (with more prizes being added all the time). Teams will have 6 weeks to complete their builds, […]
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“Wearable Technologies To Alter The Idea Of Narrative…”

The freedom to experiment, and perhaps establish ideas for how best to use Glass as a tool for creative expression, attracted students from TFT, computer science and even business. “Everybody’s actually learning, as opposed to being told how to do something out of the book,” said film major Cole Baker, who referred to Glass as […]
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“Inside Industrial Light & Magic’s secret Star Wars VR lab…”

The cave is a place for filmmakers to test out worlds that don’t exist yet, and for ILM to demo and build augmented reality experiences for its recently unveiled skunkworks division, ILMxLab. The lab is a developmental playground for any and all kind of interactive or immersive experience. Virtual reality, AR, theme park attractions; it’s […]