Sunday, 30th July 2017
Over the past few months I’ve been studying with Udacity to learn VR software development. The course has been great so far, so I thought I’d share a little of what I’ve been up to with a game called “Puzzler”. About Puzzler Puzzler is a simple VR experience for Google cardboard. Basically anyone with a […]
Thursday, 27th July 2017
Everyone is using the headline, but it’s so good I had to repeat it. Such a great example of ARkit in action. Apple’s really on to a winner. Here’s context for the very young.
Tuesday, 25th July 2017
Starting out in VR development it’s easy to think you’ll spend the earth on special hardware to get going. The reality is that’s just not true. The below 360 images (which I took with the google street view app on iOS) is fairly rough as 360 images go. The room was a mess as I […]
Sunday, 23rd July 2017
I’m 6 chapters into the book and suddenly there’s a movie trailer. Awesome!
Saturday, 22nd July 2017
I seriously doubt the stock like silliness in this promo video is even remotely connected to reality… but $99USD AR headset! Sign me up!
Friday, 21st July 2017
You know what’s really fun? Being able to move around and interact in a virtual environment. You know what isn’t? Barfing all over your new all birds. That’s exactly what’s at stake when designing a good VR experience, particularly one that includes movement. When developing for VR it’s important to build a good understanding of […]
Friday, 14th July 2017
One of the most powerful things about VR is its ability to have a shared experience at scale. From an education perspective, this is an extremely exciting thing. The below TED talk is a fantastic example of how VR can bring multi-million dollar facilities to every student without the cost of traditional real-world labs. Not […]
Thursday, 6th July 2017
As I said in my previous post on process, it’s important to test your work early and often. This means getting in front of your users and collecting feedback, aka UX testing. When you’re starting out with user testing it can be quite intimidating, but with a few tips and a bit of preparation, it […]
Monday, 3rd July 2017
Given I’m currently learning to develop in Unity I thought I’d share a few tips I pick up along the way to becoming proficient with it. When creating a scene in Unity you’ll work with loads of different GameObjects. Your virtual world is built out of them (Floors, walls, trees everything) and you’ll be manipulating […]
Saturday, 1st July 2017
We’ve seen some amazing stuff already with ARkit but this new demo really takes the cake. Just amazing tech. Hats off to Nedd for this one. So fancy! Source: madewithARkit.com