Virtual Reality

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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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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Virtual Reality

Playing Chess in Quest 2 Mixed Reality

I think mixed reality has more of a future than pure virtual reality. See a great example of why that is. We go hands-on with the upcoming Unity Slices: Table, a mixed reality demo from Unity Labs that makes use of the Quest 2’s new passthrough video API as well as Presence Platform developer tools. […]

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Virtual Reality

Mojo Vision: the first AR contact lens

I’m not sure if this is brilliant or terrifying. Only time will tell.

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Cryptocurrency Virtual Reality

Decentraland: The virtual land selling for millions – BBC Stories

Investors are spending real money to buy land in a new city that only exists in virtual reality. Buyers can build whatever they want on their plots in Decentraland. Many hope to make a profit trading goods and services in the virtual world’s own crypto currency. But will Decentraland be an online utopia or a […]

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Hardware Security

Nvidia Gets Into Cybersecurity and Networking?

Nvidia makes more than GPUs! They are one of the biggest players in Networking and CyberSecurity!! This interview with Kevin DeierlIng, the SVP of Networking at Nvidia, gets into how they are changing the game with their Bluefield DPUs.

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AI Ethics Virtual Reality

Jaron Lanier on Virtual Reality, Social Media & the Future of Humans and AI

Jaron Lanier is a living legend. One of the earliest pioneers in virtual reality and I vividly remember reading about him in Wired magazine while I was still in college (and Wired was still relevant). Here he is speaking with Lex Fridman about VR, social media, AI, and humanity’s future. OUTLINE: 0:00 – Introduction 1:39 […]

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AI Computer Vision Virtual Reality

This AI Creates Virtual Fingers

Two Minute Papers examins the  paper “ManipNet: Neural Manipulation Synthesis with a Hand-Object Spatial Representation.”

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