Metaverse

AI Robotics

NVIDIA’s Robot AI Finally Enters The Real World! 🤖

While separate disciplines, Robotics and AI go together like peanut butter and jelly. Two Minute Papers examines the paper “CLIPort: What and Where Pathways for Robotic Manipulation” in the following video.

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Virtual Reality

Disruptive Technologists The Metaverse with Esther Dyson

I recently moderated a panel on “Is the Metaverse the ‘Future of the Future’ or a ‘Flaming Bag’?” Get inside the mind of Esther Dyson, Swiss-born American investor, journalist, author, commentator, philanthropist and founding member of ICANN and Graham Morehead, Principal Research Scientist at AON & Adjunct Professor at Gonzaga University in this Disruptive Technologists […]

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Virtual Reality

The Curious Case of Virtual Reality

This was originally published on LinkedIn. Few technologies have intrigued me the way that Virtual Reality (VR) has. Fewer still have kept my attention as long as VR has. My first exposure to VR was the film “The Lawnmower Man.” It was cheesy 90’s science fiction, but it was thought provoking. An ordinary person could […]

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Virtual Reality

What is the future of Computing with Spatial Computing and Quantum Computing

The next wave of digital disruption is Spatial Computing, an emerging technology that will change how we interact with computers and the physical world, using intelligent edge devices like a HoloLens and other mobile devices. Mainly driven by AI computer vision and advanced sensors, those devices can spatially sense the world around us and make […]

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Virtual Reality

Nvidia Omniverse vs Facebook Metaverse

Nvidia’s Jensen Huang and Meta’s Mark Zuckerberg recently revealed their visions for what the Metaverse will look like in the future. Watch both presentations and see how they compare.

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Video Production Virtual Reality

Cheap Motion Capture using Oculus Quest

Cheap Motion Capture using Oculus Quest and Mocap Fusion called APS (Animation Prep Studio) Luxor. It allows you to create motion capture using a VR device, in this video we are using a Oculus Quest 2 but it also works with the Valve VR head set and additional trackers.

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Video Production Virtual Reality

Setting Up an Indie Vicon MOCAP Studio

Here’s a video production technique that has implications for the metaverse. This week I’ve massively upgraded my indie virtual production studio to have a Vicon Optical Motion Capture system. You can think of this as a VERY high end Steam VR system for tracking humans, props, and cameras. My first goal is to get the […]

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Virtual Reality

The Trillion Dollar Metaverse Arms Race: Top 5 Companies Building the Metaverse

What is the Metaverse? What will the Metaverse look like? What company is going to build the Metaverse? Time stamps: 0:00 Intro 1:39 What is the Metaverse? 2:12 The Metaverse is not Virtual Reality 3:08 Why is the Metaverse possible now? 4:23 The Metaverse is more than Gaming 5:44 Facebook Connect 2021 Announcement of Rebrand […]

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