A two-part video. Some of the most compelling interfaces in modern fiction – from Minority Report and Matrix Reloaded to The Avengers and Ender’s Game.
Finally, the official Linden Lab Second Life viewer Beta for Oculus rift is here. This is a short technical report about it. So install was easy. Like a regular viewer. You just get another version of it named “Second Life Project Oculus Rift” You then run the software (assuming your hardware is connected). You press… Continue reading Review: SL Viewer for Rift + Video
Google is doing it (again). Johnny Lee is pushing the envelope of 3D again. This time with a phone with a 3D sensor — see project Tango. Wow. Looking for more here in the next year. Link: https://youtu.be/Qe10ExwzCqk Read more in Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-26284210
A review of Google Glass and related technologies will be given in Milan, Italy 2013 as part of JVWR ICIS2013 Workshop “Via the Looking Glass” Milan, Italy, Sunday 15-Dec-2013. By: Ido Yavnai & David Zakariaie In this guest blog post we will try to review the many different usages of Google Glass. Our goal is to… Continue reading A Day in Your Life 2015 with (Google) Glass
So I got the leap motion sensor a few days ago. Initial response: Cool. but it takes time to learn. Lots of potential. Not as precise I want it to be. For those who did not hear about leap check Leap motion. Today they announced they had 1 million downloads of apps. I like best… Continue reading Video: The Leap Motion: So cool
Introduces a semi-immersive environment for conceptual design where virtual mockups are obtained from gestures we aim to get closer to the way people conceive, create and manipulate three dimensional shapes.
I just had few hours with Onverse. I was reminded how fun it is to check new worlds, compare and explore, and just have fun. Here’s what I did and what I think about it (compared to Second Life, and IMVU). Getting in — was very easy. Go to the website, select a name, select mini… Continue reading Video Review – Onverse Virtual World
In my search for relevant interfaces for virtual worlds, I have found this description. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created a working prototype of a bidirectional LCD that allows a viewer to control on-screen objects without touching the screen.The bidirectional LCD screen, which captures and displays images, eliminates the need for any… Continue reading VIDEO: MIT Researchers Create Bidirectional LCD Screen That Allows Minority Report-Style Interaction
Introducing Project Natal, a revolutionary new way to play: no controller required. See a ball? Kick it, hit it, trap it or catch it. If you know how to move your hands, shake your hips or speak … Introducing Project Natal, a revolutionary new way to play: no controller required. See a ball?… Continue reading Video Project Natal: Microsoft Demo of 3D control
From Virtual Worlds London. A demo of a 3D force mouse that connects to Second life. The code is from anarkik3d and the 3D mouse itself is from novint. Link: https://youtu.be/Jou88Tyw9Mo