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Magic Bench: A MR Walk-Up-and-Play Experience

Mixed Reality (MR) and Augmented Reality (AR) create exciting opportunities to engage users in immersive experiences, resulting in natural human-computer interaction. Many MR interactions are generated around a €first-person Point of View (POV). In these cases, the user directs to the environment, which is digitally displayed either through a head-mounted display or a handheld computing […]
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Codes & Modes: ReFraming Reality, Virtuality & Non-Fiction Media

Amidst the flurry of techno-utopian industry hype surrounding Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning, not enough attention has been paid to long-term socio-cultural or neurobiologial impacts of these new technologies. How can theorists, activists and artists develop a useful framework to explore the complex implications of using these technologies? This […]
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Google Producing An AR/VR Hybrid Headset?

Engadget says while the headset has a screen, its feature may lean more on augmented reality. It’s not clear what that would look like yet, but it could mean the device is closer to Microsoft’s HoloLens than something like the Oculus Rift. According to Recode, the original device had been designed to compete with other […]
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“T[he]Issue” Showing At Beyond the Interface

For the past few weeks, I’ve been London-exhibiting a version of my Interactive Fiction work called “T[he]Issue” as part of a second site showing of Beyond The Interface. “T[he]Issue: The Geospatial and Mixed-Locative Colonisation Act of 2014” (“T[he]Issue” for short) is a work originally commissioned by Julian Stadon and Furtherfield Gallery for the Beyond the […]
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Bringing The Dead Back Using Virtual Reality

‘The very notion of virtual reanimation seems fraught, to say the least. While literature and film have explored the horrific side of life-after-death misadventures, modern attempts to revisit the departed seem destined to end, simply, in more heartache. The creators of Project Elysium are careful to keep their proposal grounded in reality, and in helping […]